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As if digesting the plethora of care delivery initiatives rolled out by CMS over the last year wasn't enough, the healthcare industry faces a presidential election, looming health IT mandates and continued economic uncertainty in the months to come.
Will this year truly be the period of 'economic calm' so desperately sought by physicians, and what mindset is required to implement the new care and reimbursement reforms ACOs, bundled payments, co-management, hospitalists taking shape from PPACA?
In Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2012: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, key thought leader Steven Valentine tackles these issues and more, providing sector-specific roadmaps for action for the months to come.
Valentine covers all of the top-of-mind issues, from the new and influential role of physicians to the strategy and technology to-dos for health systems and hospitals.
Download the executive summary of Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2012.
In HIN's eighth annual healthcare industry forecast, a planning tool eagerly anticipated by healthcare executives, Steven T. Valentine, president of The Camden Group, returns to parse the industry landscape for the year ahead and propose how healthcare organizations can best position themselves not only for a profitable 2012 but for Medicare eventualities in the years to come.
The advice in this 30-page resource is supplemented with data from HIN's eighth annual HIN Healthcare Trends and Forecasts survey administered in October 2011. Survey respondents rank the top issues facing their organizations today, predict which PPACA care delivery model will have the greatest impact on care delivery, and share the best and worst business decisions of 2011 and the lessons learned from each.
Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2012: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry is a highly respected and anticipated resource highlighting the challenges that will continue to consume the healthcare executive in the year ahead.
Table of Contents
Healthcare Trends and Forecasts for 2012
Reacting to Healthcare Reform
- Physician-Hospital Integration
Next Year's Major Movers and Shakers
- Advice: Capture the Population
CMS Medicare Bundled Payments
- Pilots in Comprehensive Primary Care
- Trends in Physician Alignment
- Checklist for Health IT
- The Physician Perspective
- What Younger Physicians Think
2012 Healthcare Trends Survey Results
Q&A: Ask the Experts
- Most Successful Programs and Services
- Best Business Decisions
- Biggest Mistakes
- Clinical Integration Strategy for Pediatrics
- Segueing Membership from Large Group Programs
- When a Third-Party Administrator Makes Sense
- Top Drivers for Cost Trends
- Product Aggregation Capabilities
- Outsourcing Care Coordination
- Defining Economic Calm
- Medical Home Reimbursement
- Who's Driving Post-Acute Demand
- Centralized Case Management
- Additional Revenue Opportunities for Physicians
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