As we look forward to 2019, the hospital/health system M&A market is increasingly becoming a bifurcated landscape of clear “haves” and “have-nots”.
ECG’s 2018 Physician Compensation Survey provides market-specific data. This year’s data showed that the major issues motivating organizations to examine and reconfigure compensation arrangements are financial performance, migration to value based reimbursement systems, and pressures from nontraditional competitors.
We recently sat down with Dr. Cullen to hear more about his transition from primary care practice to consulting as well as his views on the challenges facing the healthcare industry today.
To be successful under value-based payment, a health system requires collaborative and binding relationships with affiliated physicians; the professional service agreements the organizations enters with the physicians should be designed to firmly establish such relationships.
On December 27, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted a permanent injunction on the 2018 Medicare reimbursement cuts related to 340B drugs. What does this mean for the hospitals affected by these changes?
In November, healthcare information technology companies hit end-of-year numbers rivaling those of the long-term care, physician practice, and health and hospital system sectors.
As the year comes to an end, ECG interviewed CEOs and other C-suite leaders at more than 100 healthcare provider organizations to explore the greatest “stay awake” issues facing hospitals and physicians.
Despite the uncertainty and ambiguity that define the current healthcare landscape, many nontraditional players have been tempted by the substantial opportunities available in the healthcare market. Take a look at six of the most important entrants into the healthcare market in 2018.
For many health systems, referral leakage may equate to millions of dollars in forgone revenue, as every patient who seeks care elsewhere is a lost revenue opportunity now and potentially into the future. Learn the symptoms of an underperforming referral management system.
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