Every major player in your health system gets a direct line to the industry’s most-needed insights and
the support to take action. Learn about our research platform.
Attract and retain the patients you aspire to serve by offering the care network, access, and experience they need. See how we can help.
Improve quality and outcomes and lower costs by eliminating unwarranted deviation from the best standard of care. See how we can help.
Sustain the financial stability to serve your community by making sure you’re paid efficiently for services rendered. See how we can help.
Make sure every level of your organization understands best practice performance and has the tools
and support to get there. Learn about our research platform.
Pinpoint your opportunities and hardwire best practices to accelerate progress. Learn about our technology.
Partner with seasoned experts providing strategic, customized support. Learn about our consulting services.
If your physicians are aligned, engaged, and outfitted with the resources they need, you can turn high-level strategies into operational successes.
Physicians engagement relies on two things: autonomy in practice and input in organizational decision-making. Learn how to empower physicians to be strategic partners.
Watch this short video to learn how a hospital efficiency improvement program can help organizations achieve not only better quality outcomes and clinical efficiencies, but improved financial outcomes as well.
Use these slides to educate your staff and leadership team on the processes that need to be in place before, during, and after a patient visit to ensure full, timely collections.
The opportunity cost of systems not “partnering” with their medical groups is increasing. Learn how one AMC overcame fragmentation in the physician enterprise, boosting performance and its brand.
—Health System President and CEO
Find out what makes our approach unique—and ranked among the top for six years in a row—in this Daily Briefing Q&A with Advisory Board Consulting COO Zac Stillerman.
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Learn how Northeast Georgia Physicians Group developed and deployed a unified strategy for collections and point-of-service data capture across its 50+ practice sites.
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Learn how University of Maryland Medical System developed and implemented a plan to unify its 600 employed physicians and ensure consistent, coordinated care delivery in the ambulatory setting.
Learn more about how we can help transform your organization.
As health systems have evolved, the physician relationship has taken on both new complexity and significance. Separate structures and multiple alignment models are often at play in one entity, and bringing harmony to this discord is one of the paramount challenges in health care today.
We provide comprehensive physician alignment support to help you empower your physicians as leaders and partners, and we deliver targeted improvements in the areas that impact integration. These include:
Medical group management
Medical staff planning
Patient access and experience
Service line development
How to Effectively Align Your Compensation
Physician compensation is not only the biggest expenditure of the medical group, it’s also one of the most profound influencers of provider behavior. In this webconference, learn how two Advisory Board resources can help your organization understand the effectiveness of compensation plans across the medical group. Watch now
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Get to know leaders of the Consulting team who bring expertise in strategic, technical, and operational proficiency to every engagement.
Executive Vice President
Anthony provides short- and long-term executive project management, as well as strategic and operational services to Advisory Board Consulting clients. He shares his knowledge by speaking nationally on physician alignment, integration, accountable care, and more. More
Partner and Senior Vice President
Michele brings more than 35 years of health care experience to help health systems and physician enterprises achieve financial and operational sustainability. Previously, Michele served as a founding president and CEO for one of the largest, integrated and aligned cardiovascular groups in the country. In 2009, Michele was voted one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. More
Senior Vice President
Randy supports clients with medical staff planning, physician compensation, and incentive program development. With over 20 years of experience in the health care field, his expertise in medical staff strategy, physician needs assessments, and fair market value assessments has helped organizations of all sizes meet their recruitment and staffing needs. More
John Kontor, MD
Executive Vice President
John is an expert in leading EHR implementation and optimization engagements, as well as population health and value-based care initiatives. His unique perspective comes from his integrated delivery network experience in multiple executive roles, including chief medical information officer, VP of medical affairs, and medical director of two employed physician networks. More
Laurie Sprung, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Laurie brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of physician alignment, population health management, health system strategy, growth and the overall transition to a value-based reimbursement model. Under Dr. Sprung’s leadership, Advisory Board has led value-based strategy program development and operational management initiatives in nearly 250 engagements across more than 44 states. More
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