An article appearing in The Inquirer (Philadelphia) concerning a new surgical technique to repair an arthritic toe quoted two TractManager experts. James Laskaris, a senior clinical analyst at MD Buyline, and Michelle Ostrander, a product manager at Hayes, Inc., discussed coverage for the new technique by insurance companies.
When assessing performance, does your health system look in both directions—past and future?
The Comprehensive Safe Start is a structured framework that facilitates a true 360-degree view, embracing evidence-based clinical assessment, financial metrics, clinical effectiveness, and infrastructural capacity. By applying this methodology, health systems can identify potential risks as well as engage their workforce in more collaborative—and ultimately more effective—decision-making processes. Download this white paper, which provides an […]
The Best Decisions Consider All of the Evidence: The Strategic Role of Clinical Evidence in Value-Based Healthcare Capital Planning
The shift from fee-based to value-based medicine is placing new financial pressures on healthcare executives. Relying on traditional cost/benefit calculations when making capital purchases often falls short in achieving desired budget, revenue, and quality improvement goals. That’s why many industry leaders are discovering the benefits of introducing clinical evidence into the capital planning process. Download this white […]
Top 10 Contract Negotiation Strategies for Healthcare Providers
Skilled negotiators are like musical virtuosos. They have an extensive repertoire of tactics from which to draw, and they know when and how to make them a part of their performance. But negotiating healthcare contracts for capital, purchased services, and IT services can test the artistry of even the most masterful negotiator. In this white […]
Total Value Management: The Evolution of Value Analysis
American hospitals and health systems must balance financial pressures, technological innovation, and the ever-changing expectations of their patients, professional staff, and regulators. Whether a hospital can adapt to these demands depends in large measure on its ability to assess value. Hospitals and even different departments within the same hospital tend to exhibit a variety of […]