Although the primary driver of reclassification is typically the positive impact on clinical payments, there can also be significant implications for the hospital’s graduate medical education reimbursement.
Facing revenue stream challenges, schools of medicine (SOMs) are evaluating the distribution and use of their limited resources and embracing more data-driven approaches to financing academic activities.
This article presents a simplified research strategy framework for AMCs to use to address their research enterprise priorities.
Determining the appropriate level and mix of nonphysician staff is a critical challenge when building and maintaining a high-performing trauma program.
Apple has a way of transforming entire industries. With ResearchKit, can the tech giant change the way researchers conduct clinical trials?
The degree of integration between the clinical components of an academic medical center (AMC) has a measurable impact on overall organizational performance.
If strategically designed and managed, affiliations with independent research institutes have the potential to strengthen AMCs’ research enterprises.
Shrinking margins and financial pressures have led pediatric providers to revisit long-standing affiliation agreements and explore new modes of partnership. A similar dynamic has unfolded with regard to research enterprises, leading some children’s hospitals to pursue partnerships with nontraditional sources – such as pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
Children’s hospitals need to develop networks and strategic alliances with physicians, health systems, academic affiliates, and research partners in order to flourish within and beyond this era of transformational change.
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