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Dec20

The Last Word (for now . . .)

Posted by: Larry Sobal on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | Comments (1)
The Last Word (for now . . .)
In Larry Sobal’s last blog post (sniff, sniff), he offers four pieces of advice for health care organizations that want to change for the better!

 


Dec14

The Great Health Care Consolidation Race What Really Matters

Posted by: Larry Sobal on Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Comments (0)
The Great Health Care Consolidation Race  What Really Matters

Larry looks beyond the big merger headlines to examine what the real goal of health care consolidation should be.


Dec07

Survey Results are In: Key Attributes of Hospital-Physician Alignment

Posted by: Larry Sobal on Thursday, December 7, 2017 | Comments (0)
When hospital leaders are asked about their major concerns and priorities, relationships with physicians top the list, along with hospital clinical performance and financial viability. This has been true for decades. Since the care decisions made by physicians related to hospital and ambulatory-based care strongly influence hospital/heath system financial and clinical performance, maybe these concerns are really just one: how to best align physicians in addressing issues and solving the many ...

Nov30

Culture vs. Strategy vs. Infrastructure Which Wins in Health Care?

Posted by: Larry Sobal on Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Comments (0)
Culture vs. Strategy vs. Infrastructure  Which Wins in Health Care?

Larry explains why despite the critical importance of culture, strategy and infrastructure, what “eats them all” for starts with whether or not you have a “healthy organization.” If you want to get healthy, read on.


Nov22

Five Reasons Hospitals and Physicians Should Plan for Bundled Payments in 2018

Posted by: Larry Sobal on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)
Five Reasons Hospitals and Physicians Should Plan for Bundled Payments in 2018

Larry explains why he is bullish on bundled payments, and why he is urging all hospitals and physicians to begin preparing for them.