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Healthcare Delivery and Payers

To Remain Independent or Not? That is the Question

Provider consolidation has been accelerating at a rapid clip in the healthcare industry in recent years.  In fact, the pace has increased 14% on average in each of the last seven years, impacting all delivery system types.1 “Mega-mergers” involving combined assets of 2B or more are growing more frequent, too. These…

3 Best Practices for Partnering With Post-Acute Providers for Better Care

H&HN Daily

Hospital executives are facing a relatively new challenge: managing the financial risk of bundled or capitated payment after a patient is discharged. Now that post–acute care providers are an extension of a hospital’s care delivery model, their performance has direct implications for the hospital’s reputation and bottom line. Not only…

Leveraging the 7P’s of Marketing in Healthcare

Becker's Hospital Review

Across the country new payment models being tested by CMS like MACRA and the Comprehensive Joint Replacement Program (CJR) are driving healthcare delivery organizations to focus on the value they deliver to payers and patients.  Historically, healthcare delivery organizations defined value in narrow terms and focused on complication and mortality…

Numerof State of Population Health Survey

Population health management has become a national topic of conversation, but to date little effort has been devoted to tracking the actual progress that’s been made towards value-based models of care. Numerof partnered with Dr. David Nash, Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, for our second annual in-depth, national look…

The Numerof 2017 US Healthcare Delivery Outlook

Infographic

We expect the outcome of the recent presidential election to accelerate the pace of change for healthcare delivery. The underlying dynamic – affordability and effectiveness of current care models — has yet to be substantially addressed by changes to the reimbursement system.  As our 2017 Healthcare Delivery Outlook infographic illustrates,…