Healthcare executives today face intense pressures to increase operational efficiencies and identify savings opportunities without sacrificing innovation. This e-book includes three articles that examine how healthcare CEOs, CFOs and COOs are working to keep their organizations financially viable with more strategic approaches to operations and a relentless commitment to performance improvement.
Continual performance improvement is the key to health system survival in today’s challenging financial environment. At a recent private executive roundtable hosted by Prism Healthcare Partners, a panel of hospital and health system CFOs discussed a variety of challenges and opportunities their organizations have faced in pursuing and driving performance improvement. Moderated by Sean Angert,… Read More
As hospitals and health systems face rising expenses and declining reimbursements, it is crucial for these organizations to make operational adjustments to ensure long-term financial success. During a panel discussion at the Becker’s Hospital Review 7th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable in Chicago, several C-suite executives offered insights into how organizations can achieve financial sustainability…. Read More
When considering improving patient access, the obvious solution may seem to be adding physicians or extending clinic hours. But doing so can drive up expenses and exacerbate physician burnout. How can organizations drive change in this area, and where should they start? Prism’s recent patient access webinar, featuring Mary Baker, chief clinical operations officer for… Read More
In a recent webinar, leaders from Prism and Hospital Sisters Health System discussed the major trends shaping the healthcare industry and how hospitals are reacting. The ACA lives on, but continuous political uncertainty and weakening of Obama-era healthcare reform policies have created enough friction to necessitate some strategic course corrections for hospitals and health systems…. Read More
The healthcare policy turmoil that defined 2017 is enough to give anyone whiplash, political affiliation and occupation aside. Yet aside from a handful of regulatory changes, such as the rollback of some bundled payment initiatives, federal healthcare policy has not actually changed in the past year. The ACA is still in place; Medicaid expansion lives…. Read More