1. Hospital and Physician AlignmentA Clinical Co-Management Model Clinical co-management is one of the industry’s hottest buzzwords, but beyond all the hype, what does it really mean for hospitals and how can you achieve its...
  2. Stores as Successful Omnichannel Distribution HubsThree Key Considerations Omnichannel retailing is perhaps the hottest topic in the industry right now, and it’s easy to see why. The strategy has considerable upside—from moving...
  3. Bundled PaymentsOpportunity, Threat, or Another Policy Fad? In the fits-and-starts movement toward population health management, bundled payments are one of the most immediately actionable – and immediately...
  4. Developing Leaner Supply Chain Operations Now, more than ever, supply chains need to be both responsive and efficient. Retail companies must satisfy ever-growing customer expectations in increasingly competitive markets while working in...
  5. The Experience Doesn’t Stop After the Gift Wrap Comes OffReturns in an Omnichannel World As competition increases and retailers look for new ways to differentiate themselves in the eyes of consumers, focusing on what is sometimes the last step a customer...
  6. IT Challenges in Enabling Population Health Management Health systems and payors turning to population health management (PHM) to enhance the care delivery process, improve the health of their communities and manage the overall cost of care are...
  7. Building a Specialty Apparel Fulfillment Network with Room for Growth Remember the days when determining a network strategy was as simple as examining inbound and outbound volumes and factoring in transportation costs? Unfortunately for retailers, those days are...
  8. Questions About Future of Big-Box Stores Abound It seems only recently that big-box stores were seen as the future of retail. With their abil­ity to leverage unprecedented efficiencies of scale as well as ranges of merchandise, big-box...
  9. Improving Financial Margins With Clinical Integration Leading organizations are working toward clinical integration, which can generate new revenue and substantial savings. In a session at the HFMA Region 11 Symposium, Kurt Salmon's Jeff Hoffman...
  10. Enterprise Integrated Planning: Air Traffic Control for CIOsManaging risk is a viable, valuable, and learnable exercise for many organizations. For years, companies have been pouring money into resources, processes, and technologies that can help them...