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Today’s independent hospitals are a hardy lot. They’ve fought to remain independent because they prize local control for its very focus on local priorities.
Now, more than ever, independent hospitals need to understand their strategic options and risks to weather the challenges ahead.
Learn how you can stand strong and independent in today’s regulatory and financial climate.
This Webinar will review the causes of the economic and health reform challenges putting pressure on hospitals’ financial performance. Instead of throwing in the towel, independent hospital Boards should consider their mission, the benefits of remaining independent, how to evaluate options available to them, and what support they need to maintain local control of local healthcare.
Start now to assess your readiness and develop an implementation plan.
The number of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the United States – and the comprehensiveness of services they provide – are on the rise and should skyrocket in the next five years as $11 billion in new funding is made available through the health reform package. While these FQHCs will provide critical primary care services to the nation’s poor and underserved, they could also significantly impact the financial viability and sustainability of rural and critical access hospitals (R/CAHs).
The economic downturn and efforts to reform healthcare continue to pose signifi cant challenges for hospitals nationwide. These challenges are consuming intellect and resources above and beyond the daily challenge of delivering safe, effective, quality healthcare. Is your hospital optimizing its revenue cycle to improve its cash flow and, in turn, counteract the challenges brought on by both the economy and healthcare reform?
The early warning signs of financial/operational distress are markedly different for a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) than for urban and suburban hospitals. This whitepaper examines the symptoms of distress that every CAH board member needs to recognize, along with a roadmap for a successful turnaround.
How can hospitals successfully “walk the tightrope,” balancing today’s need to focus on growth, efficiency and cost control, with tomorrow’s call for integrated care delivery and the expanded responsibilities of managing overall population health?
Five performance areas will be particularly critical for hospital finances in the next 6-12 months. Here’s what executives will be focused on to move their hospitals forward as the economy rebounds.
This whitepaper is designed to give you a clearer understanding of the 3-Day Payment Window– helping ensure that your hospital not only remains compliant, but also receives the Medicare payments it
deserves – no more and no less.
What bond professionals, healthcare attorneys, and other stakeholders need to know about early identification of financial distress in hospitals and health systems.
The Managed Care portion of a hospital’s net revenue represents the biggest likely opportunity to positively affect net revenue. Success is reliant on the level of professionalism brought to this task, which must be exceptional in today’s competitive environment. What is the key to mastering managed care and in turn drive your hospital’s net revenues?