Healthcare Advisory Network

 Experience and Expertise. Our Healthcare Advisory Network division is comprised of subject matter experts with both strategic planning and operational experience. We are primarily focused on developing strategies for hospitals, post-acute care providers, and physicians who need an extra hand when it comes to navigating the ever-changing, complex healthcare business environment.

We pride ourselves on cultivating mutually beneficial relationships – both financial and operational – in order to help healthcare organizations achieve their business goals by managing their team of professionals under one umbrella, without the added cost and bureaucracy. Our clients appreciate our unparalleled expertise as well as our ability to effectively manage work flow and communication barriers in order to provide easy access to all the necessary tools and information they need to succeed.

Our highly experienced team assists hospital systems of all sizes with their business initiatives, including business development, physician-hospital alignment strategies and operations. Hospitals have come to rely on our team to provide them with assistance throughout all stages of an initiative regarding strategic acquisitions of physician practices. Our clients depend on us to be their trusted partner, negotiating on behalf of their facility, driving the conversations accordingly and providing an independent, impartial view of the agreement as a whole.

Healthcare Advisory Network has assisted facilities by creating strategies to successfully develop and run managed service organizations, providing expertise in order to operate efficient and profitable employed physician practices.  Additionally, we assist in volume development and recruitment strategies and provide Fair Market Valuation concerning physician compensation issues.

Our experts help hospitals with the development of clinical integration strategies including the following:  ACO Development, Clinically Integrated Delivery Systems, and Managed Care Strategies concerning risk and bundled payments.

Recent successes include assisting a hospital by designing and implementing a strategy in order to open a cardiovascular service line.  Once the strategy was approved by the hospital’s board, we developed implementation teams that drove the business, facility, and clinical process, resulting in a successful opening of the program.

Our team is committed to assisting physicians by bringing incomparable expertise and experience regarding the ever-changing complex business environment they must work within as well as how to effectively manage their new practice environment.  We understand the struggles of managing the business, while maintaining a quality practice.  Our experts will increase your profitability through engagement in your existing day-to-day operations, or assist with broader strategic issues in order to help you decide on what your overall goals of your practice should entail.

Healthcare Advisory Network has years of experience in guiding physicians with creative joint-venture and profitable partnerships.  We have advised groups that are seeking employment structures and understand the complexity of physician compensation.

Our experts will assist in managed care negotiations and advise accordingly, regarding the different models of risk that you may be experiencing with payors.  These issues and are critical to your success as the industry as a whole is quickly moving to a value-based payment system in the coming years.

 

Post-Acute Care providers are discovering that in order to succeed in a value-based environment, they must rethink how to provide care and also evaluate how to be reimbursed for this service.  Healthcare Advisory Network is working with providers to explore new reimbursement models such as the CMS Bundled Payment of Care Initiatives and shared savings/risk with managed care companies.  These new models must be addressed if the Post-Acute Care provider intends to stay ahead of the curve and be prepared for impending changes.

Our team recognizes that proper patient care coordination is a vital area for PAC providers to improve upon.  From the hospital discharge, to the discharge to the community, there are many areas where the patient care often suffers, negatively impacting the patient physically and the organization economically.  Our experts are assisting PAC providers in redesigning their process.  Our use of software technology and improved clinical process are greatly refining the metrics of care.