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Strategic Planning

Jul 21, 2014 | Anthony Brino
Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation's largest health systems, is keeping its eye on the future by launching a new health brand that will…
Jul 17, 2014 | Charles Roehrig
If we can identify the "underlying path" of health spending, we can do a better job of predicting the future from a noisy history. This…
Building strong healthcare financial projections
Jul 15, 2014 | Susan Kelly
Financial models involve a whole series of assumptions about such elements as volume, payer mix and salaries. While a health system may have historical…
Jul 15, 2014 | Harold D. Miller
If we don't fundamentally change the way we pay for healthcare, we won't change the economic principles that continue…
Jul 10, 2014 | Kavita Patel
The Affordable Care Act included a number of delivery system reforms, such as ACOs, bundled payments, and workforce provisions to strengthen foundations…
Jul 07, 2014 | Anna Gorman
To boost patient satisfaction scores and compete with urgent care centers and walk-in clinics, hospitals are allowing patients to book appointments in the…
Jul 01, 2014 | Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
When a car rolls off an assembly line, the automaker knows exactly what parts, labor and facilities cost. Not so in healthcare, and now some health executives are…
Jun 27, 2014 | Stephanie Bouchard
In an effort to survive and thrive in the transition to value-based payment models, New Jersey's Hackensack University Medical Center launched…
Jun 25, 2014 | Joe Burns
Many small, rural hospitals have struggled financially in recent years. But one critical access facility in Nebraska has discovered a means to financial…
Jun 23, 2014 | Richard Pizzi
Healthcare finance professionals must better understand how value is delivered by frontline providers, and simultaneously offer…

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