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The key to new payment programs? Data management.

Oct 9, 2017
Value-based payment approaches, including Medicare’s Quality Payment Program for physicians and other eligible clinicians, tie fees and bonuses to how well providers perform on various qualit

Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Board

Jun 29, 2021
Starting discussion in the boardroom about diversity and inclusion can support and accelerate board diversity efforts at health care organizations.

Factors Affecting Health Care Affordability

Trustee Articles
Feb 14, 2019

Performance-based Contracting: Emerging Issues and Considerations

Trustee Articles
Jan 1, 2014
A new business model is emerging to transform the care delivery and payment systems. The transition is underway in many communities — moving health care delivery from emphasizing sick care to addressing population health management.

Making Sense of the MACRA: A Primer for Trustees

Trustee Articles
Jan 1, 2017
This primer provides an overview of the MACRA law and includes questions to help boards, executives and clinical leaders discuss its impact on their organization.

Strengthening Culture through Good Governance Practices

Trustee Articles
Jul 16, 2019
For effective cultural stewardship, boards need to promote behavioral expectations for patient care and make sure that espoused values and norms are respected throughout the organization.

Sample Meeting Effectiveness Survey for Board or Committee Meetings

Trustee Articles
Jan 1, 2009
The following is intended to be an example that boards should adapt to meet their individual needs.

Advent of "Care Systems" Means Governance Must Also Transform

Trustee Articles
Jan 1, 2013
Society and industries are always evolving; revolutionary change occurs sporadically when powerful forces align to disrupt the old order. The health care delivery system today is in the midst of an historic transformation to redesign how care is delivered. The quite immodest aim is to take 20 to 30 percent of costs out of the system while maintaining or improving clinical outcomes and patients’ health.

Put Equity at the Heart of Care

May 9, 2016
Health care is a fundamental right — a civil right and a human right. Statistically, however, underserved patient populations, often minority groups, receive the worst care nationwide.

Intermountain Healthcare Embraces Transformation

Trustee Articles
Feb 14, 2019
Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare continues to transform itself to best adapt to the demands of the changing health care environment. As part of the current transformation, the health system has organized its leadership to optimize the interdependencies of safety, quality, patient experience and workforce engagement. Under this construct, the system streamlines decision making, minimizes waste and redundancy, and positions the organization to deliver exceptional patient-centered care.