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.
To maintain a competitive edge while providing patient-centered care, health systems and their aligned oncology programs need to approach service line planning from an enterprise, regional, and programmatic level.
Provider organizations can utilize this checklistto assess program structure, organizational strategy, and capacity in order to evaluate participation in voluntary Medicaid ACO models.
The HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase provided a peek into the future of interoperability with demonstrations showcasing advancements in the seamless exchange of electronic medical information.
Given the increasing demand for comprehensive and high quality primary care, healthcare organizations continue to explore ways to expand care team infrastructure to allow for improved capacity and collaboration. This article looks at how these teams can support financial and care management goals.
This article proposes three broad steps healthcare organizations can take to initiate their population health management journey.
More medical groups are exploring new partnerships and affiliations that could provide the economic support and/or population health expertise to help further their strategic goals and succeed under value-based contracts.
Current processes for managing patient referrals are preventing health systems from providing coordinated care, which is a critical building block for value-based care.
Provider-sponsored health plans are not for every organization. This article for HFMA offers a framework to help healthcare leaders assess their organization's readiness.
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