1. It’s ComplicatedWhy Patient Complexity Is Reshaping Care Delivery—And What It Means for Hospitals Patient complexity is an integral part of the health care industry, impacting facility asset utilization, the...
  2. How to Prepare for CMS Bundled Payments Mandatory bundled payments for joint replacement will serve as many hospitals’ first pilot program for value-based reimbursement in 2016. Combined with the five-star rating system for...
  3. Kurt Salmon Reflects on CIO Lessons Learned at CHIME Forum In mid-October, Kurt Salmon hosted a roundtable discussion with CIOs from hospitals and health care systems around the country to discuss the challenges they face in helping their organizations...
  4. Activation Planning: Are You Ready to Open Your New Building? Opening a new building is a time of excitement and dread. Excitement, as a new building may yield increased efficiency, improved patient care, heightened service and new technology. Dread, as...
  5. A New Frontier for Oncology ReimbursementsTakeaways from the 42nd ACCC Kurt Salmon recently attended the 42 nd Association of Community Cancer Conferences (ACCC) National Conference in Washington, DC. Takeaways from the conference, with a...
  6. Using Clinical Integration to Drive ResultsMajor Regional Referral Center Can Now Accommodate 3.5% Annual Increase in Surgical Caseload With M&A activity continuing to grow in health care, many newly formed health systems find...
  7. Vanderbilt Increases Admissions 10%University Medical Center Implements Care Stream Mapping to Boost Bottom Line by $32 Million Today, many hospitals and health systems find their emergency rooms consistently over capacity, and this...
  8. Patagonia's Sourcing and Reverse Psychology Michael Dart 6-2013 FINAL (3).pdfPatagonia’s Trailblazing Approach to Growing Sales How the brand makes money by encouraging consumers not to spend By Michael Dart, Kurt Salmon Every year around the holiday season, it’s easy...
  9. HC System-Payors 120706VFSP.pdfBetter Care, Greater Value New Partnership Opportunities for Health Systems, Insurers and Physician Practices Over the past 24 to 36 months, hospital and health system CEOs have become increasingly...
  10. Mobile-Payments-120823SPVF.pdfMobile Payments 2.0 What’s Next? As consumers increasingly look to manage all aspects of their life with their mobile devices, mobile payments have grown at a staggering rate. A Kurt Salmon and...