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AMCs Seek the Right Care Delivery Vehicles for Their Community Platforms

Academic medical centers (AMCs) have over the years been adding community hospital platforms to their networks, either to expand into a geographically desirable location or to provide a chassis where clinical activity can take place away from the main campus. But now, against a backdrop of payment reform, a third reason has emerged: to lower the per-unit cost of care across their networks.

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Principal Perspectives: Healthcare Trends for 2014

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.