Posts Tagged ‘ACO’

The Business of Value Generation

Integration of 7 Capital Investments We characterize the seven capital investments, we named Magnificent-7 (M-7), into three categories: Those investments that have to do with people (who get work done), those around tasks (or how we get work done), and those that facilitate (link) people working on tasks. On the people side, there are Human…

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The Business of Healthcare

Magnificent-7: Pairing Capital Investments Running a business is about providing a service or product to make a profit. Without profit, a business fails to survive. Profit is made by earning more than spending. In our view, there are 7 places in a business where value is enhanced or lost. We have dubbed these places the…

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The Law of Business in Healthcare

Investments IN yields Returns OUT? The healthcare playing field has changed greatly and has placed new demands on healthcare providers such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The new demands in turn shift the value of the organization as change disrupts all aspects of running a business. Getting paid for patient work is no longer as…

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Disruptive Technology Introduced At NAACOS 2016

Accountable Care Organizations Are Ready To Know More But Can They Afford It? This past week at the NAACOS Fall 2016 Conference in Washington D.C. we debuted our first Population Health Management infrastructure to very positive reviews. During the many demonstrations we ran of our instant, affordable, subscription-based PHM solution VBPMaster™ we constantly heard how…

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The Healthcare Challenge — Seeking Solutions At NAACOS 2016

Accountable Care Organizations team to provide better care, better health, and lower costs — profitably. When I attended our national conferences, I had two goals in mind: 1. Learn what my competitors were doing so I could keep up. This way I could make incremental, transitional progress – a step by step progress toward improving…

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Seeking Solutions for The Healthcare Challenge

Disruptive Innovation for better care, better health, lower costs, and profitability Imagine a hypothetical hospital group (the Glendale ACO) treats COPD patients. Last year, they had a 29% readmit rate and were fined $6.5 million by the CMS. The ACO did not qualify for share of savings, so they set up a Readmission Reduction Team…

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