When Unsustainability Meets Innovation: How Investment Can Change the Future of Healthcare
The symphony of forces acting on patients, providers, health systems, and investors underscores the need for an urgent and thorough reevaluation of how care is financed and delivered. Fortunately, the ways to move forward don’t rely solely on a strong balance sheet.
Creating a New Healthcare:
Health systems and provider groups must pursue transformation to keep pace with the evolving healthcare ecosystem. Yet, disrupting oneself is fraught with challenges. How do you balance the "conflicting realities" of transformation and disruption? Our Chief Physician Executive Dr. Roger Ray threads the needle in this excerpt from Creating a New Healthcare.
Data & Analysis
It’s Time to Move the Needle Toward Health Equity and Social Justice
Decades of research provides ample evidence of the worsening problem of health disparities in the United States. What will it take for healthcare organizations to promote social justice and reduce health disparities in the communities they serve? Our new report, maturity model, and original analysis highlight what healthcare organizations can do to work toward eliminating these disparities.
The pandemic has brought disruptive changes to how and where patients access care. While many health systems have taken dramatic steps to meet these needs, organizations now must reconfigure their networks with a view of the considerable shifts in the demand model.
In times of crisis, it is often challenging to look beyond the emergency at hand. However, in the post-COVID-19 surge landscape, health systems have no choice. Here we summarize the current market state and highlight five imperatives that health systems must successfully navigate in the new reality.
Adapting for the Age of COVID-19: Six Essentials for Children's Hospitals
For children's hospitals, COVID-19 has been materially disruptive – impacting both the health of pediatric populations as well as the health system bottom line. Children’s hospitals must continue to lead throughout this crisis, focusing on the health of children and the long-term sustainability of the child health ecosystem while at the same time taking immediate action to reopen services and close the budget gap created by the pandemic.
COVID-19's Impact on Independent Hospitals
Listen to our webinar with Epstein Becker & Green and FocalPoint Partners, where we discussed how to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 uncertainty and intensifying levels of clinical, operational, and financial risk for independent hospitals.
Data & Analysis
Falling Behind: Non-Profit Health Plans Need a New Medicare Advantage Strategy
The surge in Medicare Advantage enrollment has masked a concerning trend: For-profit health plans are far outpacing non-profits in capturing market share. With a renewed strategy, non-profits can narrow this gap.
Our research team breaks down this week's top healthcare news.
Preparing for a Post-COVID-19 World: Key Considerations for Academic Health Systems
Conditions May Be Ripe for In-Home Cancer Infusion
What Providers Need to Know: Cures Act Compliance and Strategic Opportunities
Beyond the Second Curve: Reimagining Value-Based Care