The transformation to value-based care requires an organization to shift its focus from traditional care delivery to care management and coordination across disparate service lines. As part of our ongoing series of conversations about the value-based enterprise, Steve Messinger shares his thoughts on what it means to be an integrated organization in the era of reform.
Oncology providers are facing increasing pressure from payors and patients to deliver high-quality care in an efficient and economical manner. The patient-centered specialty practice is one model that has shown promise in meeting these objectives.
If strategically designed and managed, affiliations with independent research institutes have the potential to strengthen AMCs’ research enterprises.
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.
On August 28, HRSA issued proposed guidance pertaining to the 340B program. What does it mean, and how can your organization prepare for change?
FHIR is an emerging technology standard for exchanging data that represents a fundamental shift away from a document-centric approach to a more granular, data-level approach.
Physician compensation plans must be designed around the economic realities of physician practices.
The PCMH model has historically focused on primary care medicine. Now the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice recognition program is aimed at aligning specialty care models with those of their primary care counterparts.
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?
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