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.
The CCJR Model from CMS is bringing mandatory bundled payments to many orthopedic programs across the country.
Partnerships between urban and rural oncology programs can be incredibly valuable in a value-based world.
As part of our ongoing series about the value-based enterprise, ECG Principal Kevin Kennedy shares his thoughts on the barriers that healthcare executives encounter when trying to build a rational enterprise – and the importance of overcoming them.
Amid healthcare’s continuing transition to value-based care delivery, many health systems are considering the possibility of developing bundled payment programs for single episodes of care. But which service is best to bundle?
To thrive in the era of health reform, organizations must do more than simply react to the changing environment. ECG's Terri Welter explains how responsive organizations are proactively designing and executing near- and long-term positioning strategies.
Prevailing health systems and providers will be those that are designed to becoming value-based enterprises.
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