Health systems that are seeking to transform themselves to deliver truly consumer-focused care must create a highly aligned physician enterprise with a culture focused on transparent decision-making, collaboration, and continuous innovation to meet consumer demands.
As baby boomers are reaching retirement, and the general population is living longer with more active lifestyles, the projected number of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedures for the Medicare and commercial patient population is expected to increase. Removing total joint procedures from the inpatient-only list enables cost reduction that results from performing these cases in the outpatient setting.
The goals of the four maternal care designation levels are to improve maternal and newborn outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. How do you prepare for the changes?
Data will enable patient centricity and allow organizations to become more responsive to their populations and evolving payment models.
We present the seven symptoms that reveal a lurking pathology in physician enterprise operations. Can you recognize some or all of them in your own organization? If so, then it may be time for an operational transformation.
Learn how ECG partnered with Adventist Health System to use an EHR implementation as a catalyst for a physician enterprise transformation.
Part one of this series reviewed the steps leading up to a pilot program go-live. In this post, we will review ongoing pilot management after go-live and planning for the future.
Before jumping in headfirst with any transformational initiatives across the entire organization, consider starting with a pilot.
The pace of change in the current healthcare landscape, combined with a national focus on curtailing costs, is challenging provider organizations to apply new ideas and strategies to their clinical and business operations.
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