For many hospitals, radiology can be just another contracted service. But for those who recognize the impact prompt and accurate radiology can add value to all the inpatient services hospitals provide, retaining the right partner is imperative.
There’s room to take share if you provide cost estimates for patients upfront. Only a quarter of providers are able to provide cost estimates, even though 91% of patients want them, and 47% would consider switching to get that information.
The move follows last year’s rebranding of markets in Michigan and Wisconsin and reflects the nation’s largest Catholic healthcare company’s unification of diverse brands as well as its transition from holding company to operating company model.
Oak Street's network of primary care centers for Medicare eligibles in medically underserved communities offers a blueprint for success in value-based care—and a warning for acute-care focused organizations.