In our initial blog regarding the health systems of the future, we defined two key drivers for success: patient centricity and value transparency. Achieving these involves daunting transformations across multiple dimensions. So when should we be prepared to focus our efforts to support this transformation?
Comanagement arrangements have been with us for a long time, and their popularity as a hospital-physician alignment tactic intensified early this decade. Many organizations saw comanagement as a way to quickly improve the overall performance of certain service lines and be ready to perform better under bundled care and other value-based payment arrangements. For most, mission accomplished; quality has improved, patient satisfaction scores are better, and costs are better managed.
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.
This article presents an approach to developing a shared administrative support services model to meet the varied needs of HSCs /SOMs, along with key success factors and tactics to address possible challenges.
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.
Amazon’s newest breakthrough involves Alexa (Amazon’s voice assistant) becoming HIPAA compliant. Such a shift may result in a more immediate impact for patients, because Alexa will now be able to directly manage people’s health information.
Through our partnerships with health systems, we’ve identified key elements that compose the physician enterprise maturation process. These elements are discussed in the blog, along with the five focus areas for health systems seeking to build a Physician Enterprise 3.0.
Hospitals and health systems are gearing up for a new rule book that could have major ramifications for their cardiovascular service line and structural heart program.
ECG recently sat down with a number of leaders from cancer centers to discuss the core issues that oncology programs are facing. This article shares key learnings from our conversations as well as our insights regarding the future of the business of oncology and how your organization can proactively prepare.
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