Jonathan Bees is a research analyst for HealthLeaders.
HealthLeaders' recent research report suggests IT infrastructure accounts for a significant portion of population health investment, because so many areas within it require updating.
Given the importance of developing competencies and investments in population health, it is somewhat surprising that the industry isn't further along in this mission.
Considering the resources being invested in its ongoing development, it is somewhat surprising that the industry isn't further along in this mission.
Momentum is building for value-based programs, with respondents expecting strong growth in the share of patients in value-based programs over the next three years.
Having a seamlessly integrated EHR environment is one of the keys to successfully implementing value-based care at healthcare organizations.
When rating their organizations' ability to deliver value-based care within various areas of healthcare finance, providers generally indicate a strong ability.
Survey respondents indicate that their organizations continue to focus on improving their ability to deliver value-based care, but progress has been slow.
Considering a merger? Make sure the prospective partner's financial liabilities and operational challenges are apparent by the time the due diligence phase is completed.
What do operating margins and net patient revenue look like and has the cost of providing care come down due to greater scale after M&A activity?
Compelling results from the new HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report indicate that M&A activity levels will remain strong for some time.