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Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance Jessica L Turgon

Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance

Jessica L Turgon

Published December 29th 2011
ISBN : 9781601468666
Paperback
284 pages
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Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line PerformanceECG Management Consultants, Inc.- Matthew R. Sturm- Jessica L. TurgonThe evolution of the oncology payment model and pressure to provide more patient-centered care are leading many healthcareMoreOncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line PerformanceECG Management Consultants, Inc.- Matthew R. Sturm- Jessica L. TurgonThe evolution of the oncology payment model and pressure to provide more patient-centered care are leading many healthcare organizations to transform the oncology care model in their communities by offering more coordinated and comprehensive services that provide high quality for patients and high value to payers.Hospitals and health systems are developing service line structures that improve clinical and financial performance, encourage physician involvement, and create a distinct brand in the market—ultimately gaining a competitive advantage.Gain realistic strategies and business guidance from oncology leaders to develop the structures and processes for oncology service line success, including how to:Navigate the challenges of oncology reimbursementAchieve clinical integration in the oncology care modelCreate aligned physician relationshipsSimplify strategic planning for oncology servicesCapitalize on clinical research opportunitiesEstablish multidisciplinary teams and support services that improve quality and access to careTable of contentsChapter 1: Strategic Planning for Oncology ServicesStep 1: Understanding the Content of an Oncology Strategic PlanStep 2: Planning to Plan: How to Get From Here to ThereStep 3: Learning About the Organization’s Capabilities and the MarketStep 4: Identifying What the Organization Wants to AccomplishStep 5: Making It HappenChapter 2: Creating a Successful Oncology Service LineIntroduction to Service Line PrinciplesKey Elements for Service Line SuccessImplementation IssuesThe Future for Oncology Service LineChapter 3: The Importance of Governance and LeadershipOncology Governance StructuresOncology Service Line LeadershipManaging PerformanceChapter 4: Creating Aligned Physician RelationshipsAffiliation ModelsPhysician Alignment Planning ProcesChapter 5: Key Elements of a Successful Oncology TransactionDefinition of the Transaction GoalsBusiness PlanningDevelopment of the Organizational StructureDevelopment of Key TermsImplementationChapter 6: Navigating the Challenges of Oncology ReimbursementKeys to Oncology Reimbursement: Legislation, Drugs, Professional FeesImplications for HospitalsOther Reimbursement TrendsChapter 7: Clinical Integration and the Oncology Care ModelCoordinating Cancer Care: The Importance of the Navigator RoleNew Approach to Treatment Planning: Multidisciplinary CareComplementary and Alternative MedicinChapter 8: Academic Cancer CentersClinical Departments and Implications for Academic Cancer CentersGovernance Models in AMCsCall for AMC-Wide Financial IntegrationChapter 9: Maximizing Clinical Research OperationsResearch OverviewBest Practices in Research Program PlanningWhy Billing for Clinical Trials Is So ComplexThe Nuts and Bolts of Billing for Clinical TrialsThe Last Step: Audit Process and Performance