Exploring the five components of the value-based enterprise – integrated, scaled, rationalized, informed, and responsive – and applying them to the delivery of MSK services.
As the healthcare industry continues shifting to value-based care delivery, nurturing and maintaining an informed health system is more important than ever. But being informed involves more than just gathering data – converting that data into actionable information and leveraging it to make clinical, operational, financial, strategic, and technological decisions is critical.
Last week CMS proposed a Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, scheduled to begin as early as next year. Is your hospital prepared to bear financial risk among your Medicare patient population for total joint replacement surgery?
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.
Congratulations to John Fink on receiving the Healthcare Financial Management Association's Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award for 2014–2015!
This article discusses how—in addition to being integrated, scaled, rationalized, and responsive—being an informed organization is essential for successfully transitioning to a value-based environment.
Faced with the dramatic escalation of healthcare costs, providers, commercial payors, and the government are testing different methodologies for reimbursing cancer care. This article by Jessica Turgon explores emerging reimbursement methodologies for cancer care and why oncology practices need to be responsive, rather than resistant, to these new payment arrangements.
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.
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