The mandate to elevate the value of care across our service lines—the key driver behind service line transformation—requires organizations to first strengthen their service line infrastructure and then make use of the improved infrastructure to redesign their care processes. To that end, we have recently added to Blueprint for Service Line Transformation, updating the study with a section on Re-Designing Care Processes for Value. This second section complements the earlier piece, which provides guidance for Building a Dynamic Leadership Structure. Together, the two sections detail near-term imperatives facing hospitals and health systems, providing actionable steps that yield improved performance under today’s fee-for-service incentives while also preparing organizations for future value-based incentives.
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