This article discusses best practices for building and maintaining affiliation agreements between health systems and universities as the healthcare market continues to evolve and both parties seek to maximize the strategic advantages of their partnership.
In the following infographic, we outline “what to expect when you’re expecting” a transformation at your organization, our own play on the best-selling book about planning for a big change.
Organizations that applied for the CMS Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced model are eagerly awaiting data from CMS. What will they do with it once it arrives?
Last Friday, President Trump, with the help of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, unveiled the administration’s “Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices.” As this issue was a central tenet of President Trump’s 2016 campaign platform, guidance on the administration’s approach to tackling drug prices has long been anticipated.
Prescription drugs have long been one of the greatest plagues on the country’s healthcare costs. While this issue has garnered attention for decades, the drug debate has a renewed vigor in Washington since President Trump unveiled his “Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices” last week.
The provider compensation function is serving a critical role within integrated healthcare systems. The heightened relevancy and sophistication of the function is a manifestation of several related trends.
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?
For leaders with operational and administrative responsibilities in a complex, ever-changing healthcare environment, it can be extremely difficult to achieve the appropriate combination of operational management and adequate levels of stakeholder engagement and satisfaction. How does an organization find the right balance?
Teaching hospitals across the United States spend an estimated $17 billion annually on graduate medical education (GME) programs. While federal and state funding provides some offsetting revenue, teaching hospitals and academic health systems must make a significant investment in training new physicians each year.
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