Each year the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) sends a survey to over 1,000 hospital CEOs in hopes of learning something new about what’s on the minds of our nation’s hospital leaders.
Continual reimbursement cuts and the uncertainty of reform have many hospitals and physician groups seeking merger opportunities. There's a lot of discussion about hospitals being unable to survive
Over the past three years, we have recommended to all of our clients that one of their main focuses should be the development of their primary care strategy. The reasoning is simple − in the current
Reimbursement for healthcare providers is continuing to shift towards increased incentives for quality outcomes and cost management, as insurers (particularly CMS) focus on reducing fee-for-service
“But what should I be doing NOW?” Several CEOs have asked us that question, as they struggle with how to make an effective transition from a market that incents volume to one that incents quality and
Hospitals and systems have mixed results when employing increasing numbers of physicians, that according to the influx of calls we have fielded from our clients. They want to know the best way to
Preparing for the Value-Based Care Organization (ACO) model is becoming a reality for hospitals and health systems across the country, and addressing how to react to the upcoming changes is floating
Understanding the ACO Movement The background information on the ACO movement is included the white paper. The paper addresses the factors driving the movement to ACOs, systemic challenges, current