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Improving margins is no longer just an exercise in cost management. In a world where we are competing on value, margins and cost performance can elevate providers of choice from the rest.
Find out why the emerging partnership between CMOs—who are increasingly being held accountable to their organizations' financial performance—and CFOs is so powerful in achieving significant, measurable cost improvement.
Find out why some hospital leaders are turning toward the perioperative surgical home to reduce costs and improve outcomes for high-risk patients.
In 30 minutes, John Johnston and Sean Angert of Advisory Board Consulting discuss no-regrets steps hospitals are taking today to shore up margins.
Read why it's more important than ever for your organization to reevaluate surgical performance to ensure you are positioned to capture new business—and deliver cost-effective care.
Advisory Board Consulting Senior Vice President John Johnston shares in the hfm Healthcare Finance Blog strategies for budget planning in an unpredictable environment.
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When declining reimbursements threatened MHS's financial position, it had two options: efficiently provide a fraction of its services under a larger health system or improve and steady its financial position.
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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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All health systems strive to cut expenses and uncover revenue cycle opportunities. But few approach margins more broadly, extending accountability across the value chain to better manage episodes.
We provide comprehensive margin support and deliver targeted improvements in the areas that impact margins. These include:
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Senior Vice President
John works with hospitals and health systems to improve their strategic direction, operational efficiency, and financial performance. In this role, he has assisted standalone hospitals and multihospital systems in developing and implementing complex strategies to succeed in the post-reform environment. More
Sean Angert, MBA, serves as a National Partner of Advisory Board to lead the development of comprehensive clinical and operational improvement efforts for member organizations. More
With more than 15 years of industry experience, Loren helps hospitals and health systems to improve their strategic direction, operational efficiency, and financial performance. More
Empower physicians as leaders in the pursuit of a unified delivery model. Help them seize opportunities for enhanced patient access to care, highly-integrated care, and long term system value.
In today’s market, growth isn’t just about expanding your facilities—it’s about becoming more relevant to your consumer base through the right mix of services, partners, and branding that will keep patients coming back.
Custom support for population health executives to move confidently from volume to value .