Unpacking Health Systems’ Current Environment and the Necessary Strategies for Success
August 4, 2014
Hosted by Robert Chamberlain
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While the Affordable Care Act targets a number of entities, health systems and hospitals remain central to its goal: to provide better care to more people for less money. To do so, health systems are forced to invest in technology, physicians and infrastructure to ensure their organizations are focused on prevention and value-based care. The question for systems is how to meet the requirements of the law with strategies that enable them to realize financial viability. Join Robert and his guest, Russ Guerin, a healthcare consultant and executive coach with a finance background and nearly 30 years of experience within health systems. The frank conversation will cover the current environment in which large and independent, for profit and not-for-profit health systems operate, the direction systems need to take and the partnerships they need to form to achieve success, including a mutual understanding between employers, providers and insurers.
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Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times brings together healthcare and business leaders from our home base of Nashville, Tennessee and throughout the country who are in the trenches, changing the dynamic on how healthcare is delivered in the United States. Our show focuses on those who are breaking down traditional industry barriers to build bridges between organizations and forging the necessary partnerships and infrastructure needed to improve care. Inside Healthcare takes an honest look at today’s health care industry, challenging issues and celebrating solutions in population health management in the commercial market.
Robert Chamberlain is the founder, chairman and CEO of Applied Health Analytics, LLC. He is a veteran executive and noted entrepreneur with over thirty years of experience. Robert travels across the country talking to health systems, hospitals, TPAs, benefit consultants, health organizations and employers to encourage them to take control in today’s healthcare environment and create a new paradigm that meets not only ACA requirements but delivers revenue or contains costs. Robert is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurialism and successful payer-provider partnerships and has authored numerous articles which have appeared in such publications as The Tennessean, Healthcare Financial Management Magazine, Executive Insight, Medical Practice Insider, Benefits and Compensation Digest, Health Management Technology and Modern Healthcare. He was named a Nashville Business Journal 2014 Healthcare Hero.