How to Build a Winning Playbook to Guide Health System Partnership Strategy
As 2020 has reshaped the healthcare industry, many hospitals and health systems are considering integrated partnerships more urgently than they have in the past — and perhaps with partners that have historically been considered unlikely.
Now is the time for health system leaders to take inventory of the new environment, reassess partnership objectives, evaluate and prioritize prospective partners, and build a forward-looking playbook to guide execution.
This piece discusses a three-step approach to building a comprehensive partnership strategy.
The pandemic has brought disruptive changes to how and where patients access care. Health systems now must reconfigure their networks with a view of the considerable shifts in the demand model.
As health systems seek to address COVID-19’s economic and patient care challenges, success increasingly hinges on the ability to create high-performing provider enterprises.
With the economic challenges created and exacerbated by COVID-19, many comprehensive integrated delivery networks (IDNs) must rebuild their balance sheets and are actively reassessing their service line portfolio as one means for doing so.