Michael Zeis is a research analyst for HealthLeaders Media.
Healthcare leaders are recognizing the need for efficiency in supporting nonemergent care in the emergency room.
Payers and providers are recognizing the need to work collaboratively on at-risk programs.
As the healthcare industry transforms, healthcare leaders are facing new value-based incentives, as well as requirements for new skill sets.
Healthcare leaders are developing clinical integration models to address clinical and financial transformation.
As healthcare leaders recognize the importance of the care continuum, they need to rethink responsibility for care coordination.
"We are the masters of unscheduled care," says one emergency medicine leader. Efforts to stem patient flow should be undertaken while recognizing the patient's role in the decision to seek treatment. Internal and external approaches are required.
Increasingly, healthcare leaders recognize the need to develop robust tools to integrate clinical and business data to enable meaningful analytics, but getting there is a challenge.
This HealthLeaders Media research report reveals that while there is evidence of improved relations, trust still has not fully enveloped the payer-provider dynamic.
The drive toward delivering value-based care provides compelling motivations for healthcare organizations to join forces, creating an active environment of mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships.
The latest HealthLeaders Media research report looks at structures and strategies for executive compensation as the industry shifts from volume- to value-based models.