We’ve seen steady consolidation in the health care market for more than a decade, with more and more cancer programs now part of a health system as a result. This trend is driven by the belief that larger health systems are better positioned financially to survive and drive value in the health care market. Specifically, systems have the potential to leverage their scale and size to drive outsized gains in capturing market share and growing revenue, delivering high-quality care, and decreasing cost of care. Unfortunately, in reality, many systems aren’t realizing these benefits because they haven’t effectively integrated their oncology service line across the system.
To create a fully integrated oncology service line, use the resources in this toolkit to achieve these six goals: