This 45-minute webinar offers practical advice on cost-effective approaches to clinical integration. Does developing a clinical integration strategy have to cost millions? Not necessarily. There are different approaches to population health management, and some are more costly than others. During this 45-minute webinar, Managing Partner David Miller and Senior Value-Based Care Advisor A. Walter Hankwitz will: Identify the […]
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Value-based reimbursement is rapidly moving from scary concept to scary reality. Join Managing Partner David Miller and Senior Manager Travis Ansel for this 60-minute webinar that: provides a year-end review of the healthcare environment highlights new challenges hospitals and health systems will face in 2016 helps you think through the issues you must master to […]
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 and payment systems. What is Population Health Management? PHM is one of the core tenets underlying the current healthcare reform movement. The term, or […]
The most logical place to begin Population Health Management in any setting is by honing in on an organization’s sickest patients. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), five percent of the population accounts for roughly half of all healthcare costs. These “super utilizers”, or “frequent flyers”, are admitted to the hospital […]
Healthcare reform’s focus on patient outcomes is piquing renewed interest in co-management agreements. Many hospitals have relied on co-management to build successful service lines, because they enhance clinical expertise, give doctors a seat at the decision-making table and foster physician loyalty – the same prerequisites necessary to thrive under value-based purchasing and bundled hospital-physician payments. […]