Thought Leadership – Value-Based Care
With healthcare reform and associated payment reforms underway, hospital and health system executives are faced with the challenge of developing a strategy to address the fundamental, long-term shift to bundled payments, value-based purchasing and reducing readmissions, while continuing to operate profitably and deliver quality care in the short-term. During this 90-minute webinar, Managing Partner David […]
The timing of the transition from fee-for-service to value-based purchasing is unknown. Hospitals need a systematic strategy for clinical integration that addresses challenges consistently, without getting ahead of the curve.
Clinical integration is a strategy that will enable your organization to respond to healthcare reform, and ensure that a changing marketplace will not negatively impact your financial health. Here are four ways a clinical integration strategy can help leverage your organization’s skills into increased reimbursement and growth.
Hospitals that decide to delay entry into Value-Based Care Organization (ACO) market are taking a great short-term risk: a competitor may develop relationships with many of the freestanding primary care physicians (PCPs) and practices.
Healthcare executives should consider eight questions when outlining hospital’s their hospital’s approach to clinical integration.
Many hospitals don’t have a strategy to deal with their most profitable payers: employers. Following these guidelines will help you build these relationships.
This article reviews the final rules for Value-Based Care Organizations.
One strategy hospitals can use to align with physicians is to develop a clinically integrated, hospital-based, physician-led network. This approach legally allows hospitals and physicians to align their incentives, even when the physicians are not employed.
Six key strategies to start IMMEDIATELY to help your organization successfully transition to an ACO.
Are you ready for an ACO? We recommend a seven-point assessment that includes: gauging physician readiness; perfoming DRG cost analysis; ecnouraging physician leadership; strengthening your primary care strategy; recruiting strong insurer partners; ensuring you have the right clinical resources; and implementing the right EMR