January 1, 2012

Regardless of the way in which legal challenges to recent legislation are resolved, healthcare is an industry confronting dramatic change. Delivery organizations face growing pressure to raise quality, reduce costs and increase revenues. Survivors in this market will need to adapt and implement new care models … models that provide evidence-based economic and clinical value and can serve as strategic growth platforms of the future. This is what service lines need to do.

In @BeginLink@What Service Lines Are Really Supposed to Do@EndLink@, published by Becker’s Hospital Review, NAI President Rita Numerof, Ph.D. explains how to get the most value from your service lines — and what the consequences of poorly defined service lines can be.