Physician Practice Resources

A collection of resources that are expressly designed to help physician leaders and practice managers navigate the challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Hospital transactions in Q4 2020 were flat compared with Q4 2019, while healthcare IT and post-acute care deals rose significantly.
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Trendsetter | Clinical Decision Support
One company discusses its goal to help other health systems in keeping medical equipment throughout its full life expectancy, especially in a time of financial struggle.
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Fact Sheet | Patient Experience
This infographic explores how healthcare organizations are expanding patient payment methods due to COVID-19 and the reason these new payment strategies are significant.
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Sponsored Content | Patient Experience
This report from Change Healthcare explains price transparency can be an opportunity for providers to speed up collections and improve patient satisfaction.
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Column | Patient Experience
Healthcare financial leaders can foster improved patient outcomes and well-being by advocating for an approach to healthcare that includes acknowledging the spiritual aspect of patients as human beings.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of articles from the past weeks, including, the Biden administration ordering a review of recently finalized regulations across government agencies, leaving the fate of several ...
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of articles from the past weeks, including, the Biden administration ordering a review of recently finalized regulations across government agencies, leaving the fate of several ...
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News | Value-Based Payment
The Geographic Direct Contracting model will test full-risk arrangements for healthcare entities serving thousands of Medicare beneficiaries within defined geographic areas.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The final rule for the CY21 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System will phase out the inpatient-only list but won’t implement steeper 340B cuts.
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News | Value-Based Payment
Final rules modifying enforcement of the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute aim to remove barriers to participation in value-based payment models.
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News | Value-Based Payment
September estimates that the Medicare hospital trust fund will be insolvent by 2024 could mean value-based payment will play a role in buttressing the fund.
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News | Value-Based Payment
The hospital readmissions reduction program incorrectly penalizes hundreds of hospitals, according to new research.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Hospital transactions in Q4 2020 were flat compared with Q4 2019, while healthcare IT and post-acute care deals rose significantly.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Given the role both Medicare and Medicaid spending play in current and projected federal deficits, spending on both will eventually need to be reduced.
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Blog | Consumerism
Healthcare organizations that have increased availability of price estimates and facilitate clear conversations about the account resolution process anecdotally report improvements in self-pay collections and patient satisfaction, says HFMA...
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Blog | Bundled Payment
Health systems will soon learn how successful their participation in the mandatory Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program has been. 
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Blog | Telemedicine
Mary Jane Konstantin discusses how the telephone provides a fast, cost-effective way for nurses to provide patient care.
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Blog | Operations Management
Advisory Board’s John Johnston discusses the importance of reevaluating surgical performance to ensure you are positioned to capture new business—and deliver cost-effective care. 
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Podcast

Videos

The Benefits of Behavioral Economics

The Consequences of Physician Burnout

Aligning With Physicians for Success in Value-Based Care

From the President's Desk: Joe Fifer Talks About Value Transformation

The Importance of Physician Leadership Development Programs