Matt Seiler, a senior consultant in our San Francisco office, recently sat down with Jason Lee, an associate principal, to have a conversation about provider financial services in its current state.
A significant portion of the nation’s teaching hospitals are training residents in excess of their Medicare FTE caps. Applying for redistributed cap slots from a closed teaching hospital is one of the few opportunities hospitals may have to receive an increase in these otherwise permanent FTE caps.
Jeff has been a builder of healthcare relationships for nearly 30 years. Learn about how he got started in the industry, the work he does leading healthcare forward, and his mentorship of the next generation of healthcare leaders here at ECG.
This article presents an approach to developing a shared administrative support services model to meet the varied needs of HSCs /SOMs, along with key success factors and tactics to address possible challenges.
In today’s market, we find that the dean’s tax is often misplaced and outdated, and it can be an impediment to partnerships with health systems and other providers. Reimbursement levels and other market factors call for tight alignment of financial interests between the medical school and affiliated teaching hospital(s), but the legacy dean’s tax does not promote this—in fact, it accomplishes the opposite.
Pediatric administrators across the country are confronting the reality of increasing provider costs and decreasing associated professional revenues. This has prompted difficult conversations about who will fund the resulting deficits and how the underlying causes of these trends can be mitigated.
Over the last decade, health systems have faced heightened demand to increase financial support in hospital-based physician services. While many hospital executives view the support as a sunk cost, if services are structured properly, they can act as a major catalyst for driving performance improvement.
Amazon’s newest breakthrough involves Alexa (Amazon’s voice assistant) becoming HIPAA compliant. Such a shift may result in a more immediate impact for patients, because Alexa will now be able to directly manage people’s health information.
Finding the right strategic partner has become mission critical for many independent physician groups seeking to achieve their long-term goals and maintain market relevance within their geography. The questions of when, how, and with whom to partner are often daunting and fraught with unknowns.
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