Webinar: Defining a Proactive and Comprehensive Physician Alignment Strategy

Hospitals around the country are experiencing similar challenges with their physician alignment strategies: Reacting to physician demands instead of proactively developing strategic physician relationships; High variability and questionable effectiveness in the deals struck with physicians; and The number of physician alignment deals outpacing internal infrastructure’s capabilities to manage them. The results are predictable: friction in […]

Webinar: Proven Strategies for Dealing with Soft Volumes

Across the country, hospitals are struggling. Reimbursement is down. Admissions are down. For the first time in a decade, the industry is shedding jobs. CEOs are wondering if the decline in inpatient admission is primarily the result of the sluggish economy of the harbinger of worse to come under reform. Though layoffs and eliminating travel […]

Webinar: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Revenue Cycle Management

Rapid growth of employed physician networks has resulted in many areas of concern for hospitals and health systems related to: Multiple practice management systems Poor infrastructure Need for centralized business office Inconsistent processes Standardization of fee schedules Provider credentialing HSG’s one-hour webinar covers: The most common areas of poor revenue cycle management performance; Best practices for […]

Webinar: Critical Considerations for Merging Physician Networks

In the whirlwind of hospital and health system consolidation, it’s tempting for hospitals to treat their physician networks like any other department, but it’s a unique strategic asset that requires special attention and due diligence. During this one-hour webinar Partner Neal Barker discusses the key issues healthcare leaders need to consider before, during and after an […]

Webinar: Healthcare Reform & Physician Compensation: The Changes You MUST Make in 2014

As the ACA implementation continues, hospital revenue will be increasingly affected by quality and outcomes. Initiatives such as Value-Based Purchasing, CPOE, and the Readmissions Reduction Program require that hospitals work closely with physicians to provide high quality care. At the same time, many organizations are experiencing enormous practice losses on their physician networks, especially on […]

Webinar: Turn Your Physician Network into a Strategic Weapon

Despite the vast investments hospitals have made in physician practices, most struggle with their profitability. Today’s goal may be to stop the bleed, but there’s a bigger-picture issue that also needs to be addressed: Transforming a collection of physician practices into a strategic weapon to help your hospital or system achieve your objectives? HSG’s one-hour webinar […]

Webinar: Improve Quality and Enhance Efficiency with Co-Management Agreements

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. […]

Webinar: Affiliation: The Elephant in the Board Room

Merger mania is dominating hospital news these days. What’s driving the headlines is the Affordable Care Act. Clients, large and small, are asking themselves if they have the financial strength, market position and in-house capabilities to go it alone as the industry transitions from fee-for-service to value. HSG and Plante Moran, the nation’s 11th largest certified […]

Webinar: Strategies for Leveraging Your Physician Network

With the growth of employed physician networks and mounting operating losses, hospital CEOs are asking: How do I get value from my physician network? How do I identify and develop physician leaders? Does the current compensation model incentivize the right performance measures and behavior? How do I position the employed network to deal with direct […]