A look at how hospital service line strategy could help improve decisions for overall business. This Modern Healthcare Insights white paper provides a guide for service line evaluation, organization and analysis. Insights is original research to provide an in-depth look at emerging healthcare issues. Published Aug. 10, 2012 (online only).
This eight-page white paper looks at hospital service lines and ways to evaluate their profitability.
What you will take away from this invaluable insight:
- The critical analysis and data necessary for service line planning.
- Considerations among different clinical specialties.
- Decision points to evaluate your organization's service lines.
From the white paper...
"As hospitals focus on cost control and the need to deliver high-quality care, their challenge has never been greater to meet the needs of their community and ensure long-term financial sustainability, even as reimbursement is ratcheted down. These factors are forcing many hospital leaders to evaluate which service lines are essential to their long-term success and which should be de-emphasized or discontinued."