A Short White PaperAs hospitals and health systems grapple with the challenges of increasing costs, regulatory uncertainty, expanding competition, and value-based payment models that require improvement in both quality and outcomes, hospital/physician alignment strategies continue to be of paramount importance. The recent spate of [...]
For the past many years, HealthCare Appraisers has seen a steady rise in hospital-physician employment arrangements. Whether the result of the desire of hospitals and health care systems to expand their affiliated physician networks and delivery models, declining reimbursement rates and the need to gain bargaining power with commercial payors, [...]
Whether it be the result of the hospitals and health care system's desire to expand their affiliated physician network, decreasing reimbursement rates and bargaining power with commercial payors, anticipation of new delivery models, or lifestyle considerations, physician employment and similar types of arrangements are only expected to continue [...]
HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. announces the release of the latest version of its Physician Employment Calculator.
The Physician Employment Calculator is a sophisticated web-based program that determines the fair market value of physician employment arrangements. Introduced in 2014 and in use by over 300 hospitals across the U.S, the Physician [...]
SEVEN TIPS FOR HOSPITALS Considering CINs
As the healthcare industry transitions to value-based care models, Clinically-Integrated Networks (CINs) are being created to achieve quality outcomes, coordinated patient care and reduced operating costs. A CIN is a network of healthcare providers, including hospitals, physician groups and/or [...]
Ambulatory surgery centers are currently actively traded in the marketplace. Given this high level of activity, it is essential for ASC leaders considering a sale or an assessment of where their center stands in the market to accurately determine their center's value.
Small surgery centers that are wholly owned by a single physician group or a [...]