While the luster of innovation is what grabs our attention, data and analytics are what make it possible in the first place.
The actions of emergency physicians and their staff can be the difference between life and death, but there's little guidance on appropriate trauma center staffing.
Before provider organizations choose a path toward clinical integration, they need to understand their existing capabilities and the dynamics of their markets.
Do You Know Your Next Steps?
CMS leaves much to the imagination.
Under MACRA, it's clear that providers will have to manage the cost of care and demonstrate value. But the legislation will also have implications that are not so obvious.
As organizations pursue clinical integration strategies, many are asking whether they should build or buy clinical services, or align with providers to offer a comprehensive portfolio of services.
The degree of integration between the clinical components of an academic medical center (AMC) has a measurable impact on overall organizational performance.
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 will exclude newly acquired, off-campus HOPDs from being reimbursed under Medicare's outpatient hospital prospective payment system.
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