Pursuing performance improvement across the ambulatory enterprise can be particularly daunting for cardiologists.
Oncology practices need to prepare for reimbursement based on quality and the total cost of care.
The degree of integration between the clinical components of an academic medical center (AMC) has a measurable impact on overall organizational performance.
As hospital consolidation continues, health systems are increasingly facing the need to rationalize overlapping cardiology services.
Healthcare reform and evolving reimbursement models are transforming the way care is and will be delivered and paid for. Here are some prominent trends we are observing.
ECG has a front row view of how reform and the transition to value-based care are playing out across the country. Here are some of the prominent themes we are observing.
Improving patient access requires new strategies for care delivery.
Managing a revenue cycle has never been the most glamorous component of running a healthcare organization. Preregistering patients, collecting co-payments, submitting claims, and ultimately obtaining reimbursement for services is a costly and cumbersome process. It's also an essential one, since this is how healthcare providers are paid for the work they do.
Physician leaders are pivotal in the transition to value-based care.
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