Physician Alignment Shows Signs of Success Nationwide
June 28, 2016
In the post-ACA era, aligning physicians with organizational goals appears to be gaining traction in health systems and hospitals nationwide. Based on a February survey of the HealthLeaders Media Council, comprising executives from healthcare provider organizations across the country, physician alignment remains a complex challenge.
Even as value-based care continues to take effect, clinical integration or alignment is quickly emerging from a need to ensure quality, cut costs, and drive referrals across health systems and hospitals. Directly employing physicians has been one of the main strategies healthcare leaders are using to improve physician alignment with health systems.
Download this free report today, and learn about the results of aligning the goals of physicians and organizations.
Healthcare Perspectives Study: Viewpoints from Practicing Physicians and Healthcare Administrators
May 24, 2016
Cejka Search Healthcare Perspectives, a groundbreaking study of 1,621 practicing physicians and healthcare administrators, identifies the top healthcare delivery priorities among both groups -- how they differ and the greatest opportunities for alignment, collaboration and engagement related to the new requirements of American healthcare. The findings provide insight on attracting, engaging and retaining high-performing healthcare leadership teams in today’s transformative healthcare market.
As reform moves toward value over volume and healthcare leaders take on increasingly complex payment and reimbursement plans, they struggle to align the physicians within their organizations to their system’s financial and quality goals, while balancing the ever increasing demands and stresses on physicians and their patient care teams. Physicians and advanced practice providers are crucial to every performance, quality, safety, care utilization and patient satisfaction goals. These factors significantly affect an organization's financial viability, which is why providers' compensation must be aligned with them.
Healthcare organizations face an ongoing compliance burden involving the protection of sensitive patient data in email. With the convenience of email as a communication and file-transfer method and the perceived difficulty of encryption, it’s easy to overlook the risks for the sake of productivity; however, IT security and compliance professionals cannot ignore the sheer volume of unsecured PHI exchanged regularly in email. Read why email security is critical to your organization and why Zix offers the industry's leading solution.
The Risks of Email and the Rewards of Innovative Encryption
May 16, 2016
Email is the most used communication tool in business. It's so easy to click that seemingly innocent 'Send' button that you may not realize the risk. Zix Email Encryption does everything for you, from key management, to scanning and encryption, to secure delivery in easiest manner possible for your recipients. Our ease of use is how we’ll earn your trust, and our investment and innovation is how we continue to keep the trust of our customers. Find out your next steps to an implementing an effective secure email strategy.
Linking your financing and investment decisions to improve the overall health of the enterprise
April 25, 2016
For a non-profit enterprise seeking to design effective investment portfolios for its asset pools, understanding the role of each of those asset pools is a crucial first step. The organization's goals and exposures can impact all parts of its portfolio construction process, from initial broad decisions on risk tolerance to more targeted decisions on asset-class exposures and investment vehicle preferences.
Given that each non-profit hospital and health system has its own unique situation, this Russell Viewpoint offers a framework for evaluating asset-allocation decisions. We highlight the need to consider and discuss the following:
Multiple roles of each asset pool within the enterprise
Market environments in which the stability of the individual pools would become most important
Any income statement implications of portfolio decisions