Strategic success has never been more dependent upon physicians. In a market with increased accountability, your system’s future will depend on the ability of your physicians to deliver better, more
Your Growth Strategy Isn’t Aggressive Enough
Why do so many hospitals and health systems shy away from an aggressive growth strategy? We see several typical reasons: Disinclination to commit the attention and organization required of
Women’s Health Strategy: Are You Staying on Top of National Trends?
Like the times, the nation’s demographics, social mores and care standards are changing. So when was the last time you updated your women’s health service line’s strategic plan? If it’s gathering
7 Ways Physician Strategy Outperforms Traditional Manpower Planning
Traditional manpower planning is inadequate for success in today’s rapidly-changing healthcare environment. Instead, Healthcare Strategy Group recommends a comprehensive physician strategy tor medical
Population Health Management: What’s Your Strategy?
While the definition of Population Health Management (PHM) may not always be perfectly clear, what IS clear is that pursuing a PHM strategy requires a total redesign of traditional healthcare delivery
Case Study: Developing a Strategy for a Rapidly-Growing Physician Network
Background A two-hospital system in the Midwest had a 45-provider employed network that had grown tremendously over three years. Much of that growth was unplanned and primarily based on reactions
Infrastructure: Excerpts from “67 Tips for Developing a High-Performing Physician Network”
Failure to invest in infrastructure has created more red ink in employed practices than any other single issue. The problems are two-fold: having the right people in the right positions and having the
67 Tips for Developing a High-Performing Physician Network
Most of our clients learned to manage a hospital. Today, many of those clients believe their long-term success will center on how their employed physician group evolves. The viability of a health
Has Your Physician Network Outgrown Your Leadership?
As private practitioners, physicians have a firm grasp on practice operations. However, once employed, many physicians abdicate this responsibility and expect the network management team to do it