CMS has offered a second application period for organizations considering participation in BPCI Advanced. Many organizations have submitted the nonbinding application to receive detailed claims data that will provide valuable insight into organizational performance across the 37 inpatient and outpatient episodes, as well as post-acute performance.
In a typical ambulatory care setting, the focus is on day-to-day workflow, and clinic teams are often operating under the stress of an ever-changing schedule. By using the three methods of instituting lasting change, process improvement becomes an everyday expectation for clinic staff that is integrated into daily workflows.
ECG welcomes Michael Mullins to the firm's Mergers, Acquisitions, and Partnerships practice as a principal and head of financial sponsors coverage.
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.
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.
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.
As obesity is poised to become a major driver for new cancer cases, oncology providers can help address the issue by strengthening screening programs and population health efforts. Learn five approaches for improving screening and population health.
Within the last two years, hospital-based medicine reached its 20-year milestone as an acknowledged specialty, making it the perfect time for a look at how coverage was provided historically in hospitals, how it is provided in today’s healthcare environment, and how things will change in tomorrow’s value-based world.
Thirty-two long-term care transactions were announced or closed during the second month of the year, double the number that took place in the next-closest sector, health-care information technology.
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