Earlier this month, ECG announced that Jim Brown and Don Pauley joined the firm’s Academic Healthcare Division.
After a massive effort to integrate 18 clinics into a new health system—including the standardization of front-end workflows to support the migration of all clinics onto one EHR platform—ambulatory leadership at the University of Kansas Health System (UKHS) wanted to assess the state of clinic operations and improve performance.
Given the long-lasting implications, starting the journey to become a teaching hospital requires a well-thought-out plan to ensure a viable and successful GME enterprise. This checklist can serve as a roadmap for executives as they begin this process.
In the past decade, more than 50 new medical schools have opened in the United States—a 50% increase in the number of first-year students by 2019, for the 12-year period from 2006 to 2018. To ensure availability of residency positions for these new graduates, there is an ever-increasing need to find new opportunities to expand graduate medical education (GME) offerings.
Keith Graff is a principal in our Chicago office and a leader in the Academic Healthcare Division. Take a few minutes to get to know him and learn about his passion for healthcare research.
With shrinking clinical margins, AMCs are increasingly focused on ensuring institutional expenses and investments are tightly aligned with the organization’s clinical strategy. For AMCs to strategically manage their institutional investments, they must first understand the full extent of their expenditures, especially with regards to research.
On March 23, 2018, Congress passed one of the largest research funding increases in nearly a decade through the omnibus spending measure. In this blog post we take a closer look at the spending measure.
A new teaching hospital exception allows hospitals that were not training residents as of 1996 to establish a new resident cap, increasing the total number of Medicare-funded residency slots across the country.
The nation’s graduate medical education (GME) programs should begin their planning efforts now to ensure continued compliance with evolving accreditation requirements.
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