You’re determined to meet your mission. We can help.

We forge and find the best new ideas and proven practices from across our vast network of leaders. Then, in three critical areas, we provide you with the technology and consulting solutions needed to hardwire best practices.
  • Keeping research at the core
  • Driving health system growth
  • Reducing care variation
  • Optimizing the Revenue Cycle

For three decades, our research has been the health care industry’s guiding light, bringing members closer to best practice performance.

Through our comprehensive platform, we give every level of your organization a shortcut to truly proven strategies—along with training, tools, and expert support to efficiently drive results.

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Navigating the changing tides of health care: 5 areas for leaders to watch

Advisory Board's Zachary Hafner details the top five issues that he thinks health care leaders should be paying close attention to, along with the key implications for planning going forward. Read it now.

Growth is no longer a given—it's achieved, through careful network design, patient acquisition, and customer retention.

See what other hospitals have done and draw on their success in ways that work for you. Map out your ideal network. Build and acquire the assets you need. Become consumers’ destination of choice—for the long haul.

“Members of all shapes and sizes engage us with one objective in mind: to move beyond legacy competitor‑centric strategies toward customer‑centric approaches to growth.”

—Tom Cassels
National Partner, Advisory Board

We’ve helped thousands of hospitals provide more reliable care, and we can help you find, and systematically correct, the decisions that lead to avoidable complications and waste. Our approach doesn’t ignore the frustrating realities of practicing medicine. Instead, we help you reduce burdensome alerts and inefficient protocols, so you can get back to healing patients.

Together, we’ll align your clinical stakeholders, design and embed care standards, and achieve the adherence needed to elevate quality and reduce costs.

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10 insights on reducing care variation from leading health systems

We brought together clinical leaders from 11 health systems to discuss how best to implement system-wide care variation reduction initiatives at the scale and speed necessary to capture dramatic gains in quality and cost-savings. See the infographic.

You’ve made so many investments to boost efficiency, meet changing payment requirements, and tackle the latest threat to revenue performance. Yet, your margin—and your ability to meet your mission—are still at risk.

We provide a single point of engagement to address your full range of revenue cycle needs, from a single process to a complete transformation. We’ve helped the nation’s biggest (and smallest) hospitals regain solid footing and ensure continued success—now it’s your turn.

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The blueprint for revenue cycle transformation

This infographic highlights our three-pillared, best practice approach to improve overall revenue cycle performance by enhancing performance visibility, elevating operational efficiencies, and ensuring across the board accountability. Download now.

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Best practices in action

Making health care better isn’t just our job. It's our passion. Keep reading for recent highlights.
12 things CEOs need to know in 2018

Learn 12 key insights on the future of delivery system reform, avenues for radical growth, and how to partner with physicians on enterprise cost control. Download now

Employee engagement creates care continuity and boosts providers' bottom lines

New Advisory Board research shows that as providers transition to value-based care and aim to reduce unnecessary care variation, employee engagement strategies can bolster patient satisfaction, maximize Medicare reimbursement and instill a culture of safety. Learn more

See The Experience Lab's experiments in action

The Experience Lab is a place where breakthroughs happen. Here's a peek at how we’re transforming the health care experience from the inside out. Learn more