As the healthcare industry shifts from a fee-for-service foundation to one of value-based purchasing, executive pay programs are being adjusted as well. New focus is being placed on at-risk compensation.
Amidst a changing revenue picture, healthcare organizations are pursuing stronger hospital-physician alignment as a path toward better care continuum collaboration and improved communication to maximize reimbursement rates.
While survey data shows that 84% of healthcare leaders place patient experience among their top three priorities, having a high position on the list does not necessarily qualify patient experience as a budget-worthy activity.
Within a year, the number of EHR users who are also using analytics will double. "It is a critical next step that organizations are moving to analytics, not just technology," says one health system CEO. "The value added from data is going to drive quality," says the...