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There is no more rigorous or accurate benchmarking resource for academic provider compensation planning.
Our surveys offer market-specific data composed of compensation, production, and benefits ...
Dignity Health–St. Rose Dominican Hospitals (DH-SRDH) engaged ECG as an advisory partner to support ongoing efforts to identify, evaluate, and design care workflows for behavioral
In the process of addressing operational issues, ECG enabled Easterseals Northern California (ESNorCal), then known as Easterseals Bay Area, to transform its process improvement
Schools of medicine have often applied a dean’s tax to provide additional funding to the academic enterprise. This approach is outdated, However, recognizing the need for continued reinvestment and alignment between affiliates, forward-thinking AMCs are eliminating the dean’s tax and revising historical financial arrangements.
Demand for behavioral health services will continue to grow, and new solutions are required to extend already scarce behavioral health resources to meet communities’ needs.
Developing the next generation of clinicians, educators, and scientists.
The educational and research programs of a health science center and school of medicine drive the innovation that differentiates an AMC. Much as the models for scientific discovery and dissemination of knowledge are continually evaluated and evolving, so are the resources that support these endeavors, including public investments, philanthropy, and contributions from the clinical enterprise.
The inter- and intra-entity financial arrangements at many AMCs are not effective in aligning payment levels with service expectations and institutional objectives, leading many to reexamine and redesign their funds flow framework and methodologies.
Establishing new residency programs is a significant undertaking that requires organizations to optimize GME Medicare reimbursement, address accreditation-related challenges, and position the GME enterprise for long-term sustainability.
As their fund flow models evolve, AMCs also seek a faculty compensation framework that supports the revised financial construct, promotes and rewards productivity, and appropriately recognizes the effort and contributions of faculty to the institution and its academic mission.
High-performing faculty group practices require close integration among component departments, efficient management and operations, and aligned financial incentives.
A well-designed faculty group practice is an essential component of the academic health system. Developing and implementing contemporary FGP structures is critical to drive the clinical enterprise, align faculty incentives, and support the academic mission.
Financial resources available to an HSC or SOM often lag the programmatic aspirations and commitments of the institution. Acknowledging these fiscal realities, many HSCs and SOMs seek to reposition themselves and realize the greatest value from their limited resources.
Research drives medicine forward through innovation, improved quality, advancements in technology, and cutting-edge practices, informing and transforming all of healthcare. At the same time, the funding environment continues to become more competitive, requiring organizations to explore a new path forward on their research investments.
Academic health systems and universities around the country are revisiting long-standing affiliations and contemplating new partnerships to position for the future. Modern partnerships must account for market dynamics, align each party’s strategic and financial interests, and provide flexibility to withstand the test of time and uncertainty.
Principal, San Diego
With shrinking clinical margins, AMCs are increasingly focused on ensuring institutional expenses and investments are tightly aligned with the organization’s clinical strategy. For AMCs to strategically manage their institutional investments, they must first understand the full extent of their expenditures, especially with regards to research.
On March 23, 2018, Congress passed one of the largest research funding increases in nearly a decade through the omnibus spending measure. In this blog post we take a closer look at the spending measure.
Apple has a way of transforming entire industries. With ResearchKit, can the tech giant change the way researchers conduct clinical trials?
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