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.
Healthcare executives and hospital boards are realizing they must build greater scale within their organizations if they want to remain competitive, but many leaders are still trying to determine how to do it. ECG's Kevin Forster discusses the obstacles to achieving scale and the importance of overcoming them.
As hospital consolidation continues, health systems are increasingly facing the need to rationalize overlapping cardiology services.
Thriving value-based enterprises are optimally scaled.
Without the right IT systems in place, your ACO will not be successful.
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.
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