This article introduces some of the institute's strategic design considerations and highlights the importance of partnerships and differentiation in institute design.
As payment models increasingly shift from volume to value, Academic Medical Centers face additional pressures relative to their non-academic health system peers due to their unique mission of delivering patient care, teaching the next generation of providers, and pursuing medical research.
As we head into 2014, hospitals and health systems are confronting a number of challenges to remain competitive in their respective markets. The emphasis on cutting costs and reducing reliance on hospital utilization will be felt across the entire healthcare industry, but there are unique obstacles – and solutions – facing each different type of organization.
Forward-thinking organizations are integrating patient-centered medical home (PCMH) concepts into the clinical training environment to foster evolving medical practices and contemporary curricula by teaching PCMH tools.
We would like to make you aware of a potential GME funding opportunity. Pursuant to Section 5506 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced additional resident slots available for redistribution from closed teaching hospitals.
The current environment demands more contemporary affiliation arrangements and the opportunity for greater integration lies with an investment strategy that is grounded in business planning principles and is in line with performance.
As patient outcomes become more important in clinical care reimbursement and in research, the effectiveness of personalized medicine will take a more critical role in the strategic, business, and operating plans of our healthcare institutions.
|This article provides a summary of federal research funding key considerations to the NIH and other programs that will change the research funding environment, resulting in an increased focus on translational medicine and outcomes research, both planned and expected, in the next 5 years.|
While we do not know exactly how much federal funding will be allocated to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in FY 2013, we know that we are not likely to see increased funding. Between the President's proposed budget and legislation affecting 2013 and beyond, we can anticipate that competition for research funding will only increase.
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