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.
While there are many perspectives and publications on the “Hospital of the Future,” few, if any, provide a system perspective. Too often, when imagining the "Health System of the Future," a hospital-centric model emerges. The challenge in this hospital-centric view is that it ignores most of the factors that are already driving services, activity, and revenue to new and different care environments, and will do so increasingly over the next decade.
To be successful under value-based payment, a health system requires collaborative and binding relationships with affiliated physicians; the professional service agreements the organizations enters with the physicians should be designed to firmly establish such relationships.
For many health systems, referral leakage may equate to millions of dollars in forgone revenue, as every patient who seeks care elsewhere is a lost revenue opportunity now and potentially into the future. Learn the symptoms of an underperforming referral management system.
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