1. Value Optimization The confluence of an economic crisis that has had a clear impact on the healthcare sector, and a growing consensus at the executive and legislative levels that healthcare reform can longer be...
  2. Healthcare Reform—Implications for the Nation’s Hospitals Kurt Salmon senior partner Jeff Hoffman and partner Andy Bachrodt examine what’s promised, and look at the policies and their implications for hospitals and health systems. To read more,...
  3. Value Management: Optimizing Quality, Service and Cost Most hospital leaders can not articulate the “value” they provide to patients and payers. Instead of developing a strategic direction based around a core value proposition, they focus...
  4. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 The implications for healthcare providers within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 are significant—from electronic health records, to more security and privacy (e.g., HIPAA)...
  5. The Business Intelligence Challenge At Kurt Salmon, we guide healthcare organizations through the complex decisions required to transition into new BI and enterprise resource planning (ERP) models. Through these efforts, we have...
  6. Acute-Care Hospital Response in a Disaster In October 2007, five major fires broke out within San Diego County, causing the evacuation of more than 500,000 people, millions of dollars in damage and significant disruptions to the county...
  7. Analysis of Hospital Facility Growth Abstract A retrospective analysis of space planned for selected clinical areas in acute health care facilities between the years 1980–2008 was conducted. Findings revealed that, during the...
  8. Unlocking Analytics’ True PotentialFive Steps to Success Once found only in isolated pockets scattered throughout a retail organization, analytics are now playing an increasingly significant role as a key driver of overall...
  9. EHR Donation Deadline May Be Extended through 2016 The electronic health record (EHR) donation program could be a powerful tool for hospitals and health systems to facilitate improved information sharing across the care continuum and support...
  10. Eric Tirlemont, Global CIO Advisory Practice LeadAssisting clients with their IT Strategy and Transformation initiatives With combined functional and industry expertise, Kurt Salmon is well-positioned to help CIOs target their most common...