In early 2019, ECG distributed a nationwide survey to gain a deeper understanding of service line constructs, utilization, and performance management in all types of healthcare organizations. Clinical and administrative leaders of single hospitals and multihospital regional systems responded and provided insight into the true value proposition of service lines and how they serve as the platform to optimize patient care across the care continuum.
CMS opened its second application period for BPCI Advanced to participate in the second cohort of the program starting in January 2020. This blog reviews how organizations can use the required application to begin its prepartions for participating in BPCI Advanced.
Artificial Intelligence or "AI" has been in the news on a number of fronts. In this review, we seek to demonstrate how this technology can help support and improve revenue cycle performance across the financial continuum.
The confluence of multiple transformational pressures on the cancer care industry not only heightens the importance of strategic planning (so organizations are well prepared to respond to these changes) but also increases the complexity of planning.
Comments made by CMS Administrator Seema Verma earlier this year have raised speculation that a major overhaul of the Stark law could be in the works, and the announced changes could have implications for health systems developing risk-based and value-focused models.
CMS is currently seeking stakeholder comments on proposed rule changes that would affect critical access hospitals (CAHs) and the way in which both CAHs and partner acute care hospitals build resident FTE caps and claim reimbursement for training residents.
ECG Management Consultants and Hallmark Healthcare Solutions are excited to announce a Strategic Alliance Agreement for Heisenberg II (patent pending and trademarked), an artificially intelligent, cloud-based software that empowers health systems and physician groups to increase transparency and enable validation throughout their physician compensation process.
The Actuarial and Financial domain, as defined by the MA DSRIP TA Marketplace, includes strategies for value-based payment. Learn more about this TA Domain and possible projects to pursue.
Presentations and discussions at this year’s institute converged around two key themes: (1) the need for training to evolve to better prepare residents and fellows to address the country’s changing healthcare needs and (2) the importance of clearly defining the full value GME provides to an organization.
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