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Key Factors for Developing High-Potential Employees

By Ron Strieker, PhD, Executive Coach | Coker Group

Strategies for developing future talent continue to focus on the capacity of the individual to be agile and adaptable to change. Key to understanding this ability for growth is the concept of Learning Agility. We live in a dynamic, constantly evolving world where organizational agility is […]

By |May 9th, 2018|

Revenue and Quality Integrity: A Comprehensive Approach to Coding, Compliance, and Clinical Documentation

By Ellis Mac Knight, MD, MBA, FACP, FACHE, FHM, Senior Vice President/CMO | Coker Group
Introduction
In this era of declining reimbursements and the growing prevalence of value-based payments, accurate reporting of clinical services, quality metrics, and risk adjustment factors is imperative for any healthcare provider. This paper presents an approach to coding, compliance, and clinical […]

By |May 9th, 2018|

MACRA—What IS it?

Believe it or not, many organizations and individuals still don’t know or aren’t aware of the following facts about MACRA. Do you know that:

MACRA has already begun and the full implementation, including payment adjustments, is set for January of 2019.
MACRA’s quality payment programs (QPPs) are the first of many value-based reimbursement (VBR) […]

By |May 9th, 2018|

Understanding and Negotiating IT Vendor Contracts: Three Tips for Protecting Your Organization

Whether you are reviewing a new IT vendor contract or negotiating new terms and conditions of an existing agreement, there are many key factors to consider. Most customers believe the primary factor in deciding on a vendor is the price, but there are specific provisions to look for to ensure your company is meeting […]

By |April 11th, 2018|

Fair Market Value: Assessing Compensation Arrangements in the Healthcare Industry

Compensation arrangements in the healthcare industry continue to evolve and adapt amid an ever-changing reimbursement landscape. The most notable shift is from a fee-for-service or fee-for-volume model to a version that incorporates elements that recognize quality outcomes, cost efficiency, and patient experience. The evolution from volume to value will also effect changes in the […]

By |April 11th, 2018|

Mitigating Risk when Migrating from one EMR to Another

By Gabriel Harry, Senior Manager | Coker Group

Healthcare organization’s digital footprints are becoming more integrated, which is leading them away from legacy electronic medical records (EMRs) to more integrated EMRs. While industry regulations and reporting requirements drive these initiatives, it does leave physicians and providers wondering, “How will I be able to access my patients’ […]

By |April 10th, 2018|

Are Single-Specialty CINs as Valuable as Multispecialty CINs?

By Aimee Greeter, MPH, FACHE, Senior Vice President | Coker Group

As the healthcare industry shifts toward narrow networks, closer alignment, and tighter integration, current trends indicate the advent of more single-specialty-only clinically integrated networks (CINs). However, can a single-specialty network achieve as much value as a CIN that is more encompassing?

To answer that question, […]

By |April 10th, 2018|

Are You Ready for Bundled Payments?

Every day seems to bring more news from CMS about bundled payment programs. It is becoming increasingly clear that Medicare considers bundling as their preferred method of payment as they move toward their goal of tying 90% of payments to quality or value by the end of 2018. Why bundles? Well, quite simply, that’s […]

By |March 22nd, 2018|

Revenue Cycle: Is Your Process Healthy? The Numbers May be Misleading!

Revenue cycle (RC) operations are dynamic with many different components impacted by variables within practice operations. Given the diminishing margins in healthcare, proper attendance to the RC processes is essential. Whether the practice is in a heavily managed payer environment, remains mainly fee-for-service, or is an elective, i.e., cash-only business, the revenue cycle system […]

By |March 14th, 2018|

Never Lose a Step while Filling a C-Suite Vacancy

Filling a vacant position such as a C-Suite leader is never straightforward. The balance between moving swiftly to find the right candidate, yet not hastily and making the wrong move, proves to be an enormous challenge for which it is difficult to prepare. But when a vital role is vacant, the urgency to fill […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|