Service Line Strategy In 2020

Service Line Strategy in today’s environment is incredibly complicated, however, HSG has the tools to ensure service line success.

Co-Management Checklist: What to Do Before, During and After Negotiating an Agreement

Co-Management Checklist Download a PDF Version to Share With Your Team Co-management agreements have long been used to engage physicians in service line development and are increasingly being used to set the stage for population health management. Successful deals require careful preparation and implementation. The following items offer a starting point for what you need […]

How To Get the Most from a Physician Needs Analysis: Ask the Right Questions!

One size doesn’t fit all when developing a Physician Needs Analysis. While similar base components are always included, the scope, data elements, methodology and resulting analysis should reflect the questions the study is designed to answer. At HSG, this is a typical physician needs analysis inquiry from a prospective client: “I’m looking for information on […]

Case Study: Hospital Strategic Planning with a Focus on Profitable Growth

Background Our client, a community hospital that is part of a loosely affiliated, five-plus hospital system in the Northeast, was struggling with financial challenges that were driving the organization’s operating margin deep into the red.  The hospital was facing pressure from competitors to both the east and the west, and struggling to retain referrals from […]