The rise of the accountable care organization (ACO) model has created an unprecedented environment to support cooperation between private physicians and health systems. Not every market or institution has been driven to use these tools to address physician alignment yet.
Learn how ECG partnered with Adventist Health System to use an EHR implementation as a catalyst for a physician enterprise transformation.
The US healthcare delivery system has long been chided for producing a suboptimal experience and mediocre outcomes at great cost. Now customer-centric companies are seizing the opportunity to meet patient demands for improvement on both fronts.
Surgical care is increasingly shifting to the outpatient setting, fueled by numerous factors that include clinical and technological advances, cost savings, and convenience.
The pace of change in the current healthcare landscape, combined with a national focus on curtailing costs, is challenging provider organizations to apply new ideas and strategies to their clinical and business operations.
The unsustainable trajectory of our healthcare delivery system requires that care delivery transformation be a top priority for today’s healthcare leaders. We have identified four key areas organizations should focus their efforts on and discuss how to successfully deploy a structured approach to the transformation process.
In this paper, we will describe the forces that are changing surgery and outline strategic considerations for navigating this fundamental shift in a crucial business.
Children’s hospitals no longer have the luxury of acting alone and must begin to align with other providers, engaging in co-opetition.
Today’s merger discussions involve a broad range of players so setting expectations in advance is critical. In this article we examine the rationale and value of bringing board members to the negotiation table, and walk through a number of merger myths and recommendations to help manage the process.
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