Physician Flash Report: January 2023
America's providers are more productive and seeing more patients than ever—particularly in primary care settings—resulting in an increase in revenue in the last quarter of 2022. However, increased expenses outweighed improved revenue.
Taking a Fresh Look at Affiliation Options for Physicians and Health Systems
The healthcare marketplace continues to evolve, posing new challenges and creating new opportunities. So too do the affiliation models and affiliation partners that will best meet current and future needs.
Preparing for Risk-Based Contracting and Value-Based Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities
In a roundtable discussion, Kaufman Hall Managing Directors Matthew Bates and Nora Kelly and Senior Vice President Max Timm discuss the rise of risk-based contracting in value-based healthcare arrangements, what providers and insurers need to watch out for, and what success in risk-based contracting will look like.
Physician Flash Report: October 2022
Physician practices continued a trend of increased productivity in the third quarter of 2022. However, despite higher volumes and increased productivity, investments/subsidies increased...
The Metrics that Matter in Today's Physician Enterprise
Over the last decade, the physician enterprise has undergone transformative changes. As of 2021, 73.9% of physicians were employed by hospitals or other corporate entities, according to...
Physician Flash Report: August 2022
Physician practices across the country stayed busy throughout the second quarter of 2022, as physician productivity and revenues all rose with higher patient volumes between the first...
Putting Ambulatory Surgery Centers at the Center of Outpatient Strategy
As health systems look to the future, surgical volume will continue shifting from HOPDs to ASCs. Health systems must be innovative and flexible to ensure that they participate in that growth with physician partners and others.
Operating a Provider Enterprise: Leveraging the Promise of Advanced Practice Providers
While physicians have historically constituted the vast majority of a health system’s providers, in recent years advanced practice providers (APPs) have grown in number and importance throughout healthcare.
Physicians at the Center of Healthcare’s Realignment
Healthcare is undergoing a major realignment as stakeholders compete for consumers’ attention. The different strategies intersect at the physician’s office, and physicians today face an unprecedented array of practice options.
Physician Flash Report: April 2022
Physician practices nationwide had a busy start to 2022, as physician productivity, compensation, and revenues all rose with higher patient volumes from Q4 2021 to Q1 2022.
Operationalizing Value-Based Primary Care: Lessons from the Field
For more than a decade, hospitals, payers, and other healthcare stakeholders have experimented with moving healthcare payment from fee-for-service, volume-based contracts to arrangements that reward providers for the value of the care they provide.
Physician Flash Report: January 2022
U.S. physician practices ended 2021 with sizeable gains in physician productivity and revenues relative to late 2020 performance, but mounting expenses and high levels of investments/subsidies required to support practice operations continue to be areas of concern.