Children’s hospitals no longer have the luxury of acting alone and must begin to align with other providers, engaging in co-opetition.
Today’s merger discussions involve a broad range of players so setting expectations in advance is critical. In this article we examine the rationale and value of bringing board members to the negotiation table, and walk through a number of merger myths and recommendations to help manage the process.
To maintain a competitive edge while providing patient-centered care, health systems and their aligned oncology programs need to approach service line planning from an enterprise, regional, and programmatic level.
More medical groups are exploring new partnerships and affiliations that could provide the economic support and/or population health expertise to help further their strategic goals and succeed under value-based contracts.
Provider-sponsored health plans are not for every organization. This article for HFMA offers a framework to help healthcare leaders assess their organization's readiness.
The deal also signals a doubling down on an ambulatory strategy to succeed under value-based care arrangements.
For many healthcare organizations, moving toward increased integration requires a tremendous shift in culture.
Optum’s recent acquisition of SCA has the potential to alter the outpatient surgery landscape more than any other transaction or piece of legislation in recent history.
CMS, state governments, and private companies are working to bring telehealth to the mainstream.
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