Despite repeated efforts to improve workflows and optimize nurse schedules, a day in infusion treatment tends to frustrate patients with delays and upset staff with what seems to be a lack of resources. Learn how to optimize your infusion center's scheduling.
In the second post in a two-part discussion series, look more closely at how service lines and employed medical groups should work together to achieve the goals of the overall health system and be jointly accountable for world-class, patient-centered outcomes.
In the first of two discussions originally published by Becker's Hospital Review, Jessica Turgon, Principal and co-leader of the Operations Improvement and Technology Division at ECG Management Consultants, and Whitney Haller, Senior Manager at ECG and subject matter expert in service line strategy and operations, delve into the ways that service lines and employed medical groups can live symbiotically within an organizational ecosystem.
Disruption is evident throughout society these days, and the healthcare industry has not been spared. Look no further than the recent CVS deal to acquire Aetna or UnitedHealth’s Optum acquisition of 300 medical clinics from DaVita.
Participating practices point to a number of successes attributable to OCM, even as they grapple with challenges presented by the model.
Recent changes to CMS’s Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule for CY 2018 have created a stir across the healthcare industry due to the profound impact on organizations participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
CMS has finalized the CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) rule, confirming changes to the 340B Drug Pricing Program that were proposed earlier this year.
CMS released its proposal for CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) payment rules, containing significant changes to reimbursement for hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
To maintain a competitive edge while providing patient-centered care, health systems and their aligned oncology programs need to approach service line planning from an enterprise, regional, and programmatic level.
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