Success in healthcare is increasingly dictated by complex measures, such as quality, efficiency and customer experience, which require efficient coordination. The new article, “Taking Systemness to the Next Level”, from 4SightHealth and MedSpeed describes how savvy healthcare systems are focusing on the basics to achieve higher goals.
“From holding company to operating company: 4 experts on health system economies of scale” from Becker’s Hospital Review recaps a recent panel discussion that included Jake Crampton, MedSpeed CEO; Khosrow Shotorbani, president and CEO of TriCore Reference Laboratories; Bill Santulli, EVP and COO of Advocate Health Care; and Mark Dixon, president of The Mark Dixon Group and former regional president of Fairview Health Service. The panelists spoke about the nationwide trend of health systems moving from a holding company model to an operating company model and how they expect this trend to continue to accelerate.
Healthcare is changing and patients have higher expectations than ever. Forging mutually beneficial strategic partnerships is even more valuable today for health systems. “Moving at the Speed of Medicine: Turbo-Charging Performance with Strategic Partnerships” from 4SightHealth and MedSpeed describes how the auto industry and other traditional insourcers are leveraging strategic relationships to prepare for the future.
There are countless examples of Lean strategies healthcare organizations are doing to meet the triple aim of healthcare. But there is an area of waste that many healthcare operations are not addressing: healthcare transportation. “Going Lean” from Greenhealth explores the organization-wide impact of intra-company transportation, key areas of non-sustainable waste and best practices for Lean and sustainable intra-company transportation.
Becker’s Hospital Review recently surveyed hospital and health system CEOs, COOs, CMOs, vice presidents, directors and other high-level decision-makers to find out what healthcare leaders’ organizational strategies for improved efficiency look like.
Using third party industry resources, MedSpeed developed the white paper “To Outsource or Insource: Today’s Healthcare Conundrum” to help executives better understand the value of outsourcing and whether or not it is the right choice for their organization
The healthcare industry has seen a 50% increase in consolidation since 2009. To get a sense for how successfully hospitals and health systems have been at integrating new facilities, MedSpeed conducted a survey in conjunction with HealthLeaders Media’s Leadership Council.