Strategic Planning

How traditional hospital budget systems are hindering innovation
Apr 02 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The typical manner in which hospital leaders construct their budgets is by clinical and ancillary departments,…
Ascension, Providence St. Joseph health halt merger talks
Mar 30 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Two systems cited focuses on other areas of operations that muddied the waters for the merger, making it a no-go.
Early Alzheimer’s diagnosis could save $8 trillion
Mar 30 | Jeff Lagasse
Diagnosing patients during the mild cognitive impairment stage could both save money and make the condition more manageable…
Sharp HealthCare ACO evaluating options after leaving Next Generation
Mar 28 | Susan Morse
ACOs have left because of a surprise risk adjustment that pushed some from receiving bonus payments to…
How focused analytics can boost ROI
Mar 28 | Jeff Lagasse
AxisPoint Health shifted its predictive analytics to move away from a macro,…
Geisinger, St. Luke’s to build PA’s first joint venture hospital
Mar 28 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Two healthcare systems have agreed to build and equally co-own a new hospital.
Where hospitals plan big IT investments soon
Mar 27 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Providers are ramping up to focus on urgent care centers and population health initiatives and to put…
amazon healthcare
Mar 27 | Bernie Monegain
What hospitals know about Amazon plans is just a taste of what the future will bring, consultants predict.
Seven ACOs leave Next Generation program
Mar 26 | Susan Morse
The at-risk model has grown, but for some accountable care organizations obtaining financial benchmarks remains elusive. ACOs…
Mar 23 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers analyzed the immediate cost of sequencing plus downstream spending six months after…