The rise of the accountable care organization (ACO) model has created an unprecedented environment to support cooperation between private physicians and health systems. Not every market or institution has been driven to use these tools to address physician alignment yet.
Physician compensation models based on work relative-value units should consider not only industry median benchmarks but also variations across different productivity levels.
In this paper, we will describe the forces that are changing surgery and outline strategic considerations for navigating this fundamental shift in a crucial business.
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.
Optum’s recent acquisition of SCA has the potential to alter the outpatient surgery landscape more than any other transaction or piece of legislation in recent history.
A detailed look at the physician shortage and the need for proactive succession planning.
Physician succession planning must begin before providers reach retirement age.
There's no avoiding the upcoming physician shortage, but there are ways to prepare.
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