Risk Mitigation for Turbulent Times in Healthcare

September 15, 2014
Hosted by Robert Chamberlain

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With the implementation of the ACA, many hospitals and health systems are investing in technology and personnel to evolve their business models. While every investment carries risk, few have proven to be as challenging to risk mitigate as investments made in high earning physicians. Making these investments while demonstrating both strength and flexibility on their balance sheets, is just as critical as deploying strategies that drive patients into the system to increase revenue. Join Robert and his guest, Jeff Trinkwon, first vice president at Alliant Employee Benefit, as they discuss the strategies systems should consider when trying to reduce the risks associated with aligning with or hiring primary care physicians and other high earners and how to create more flexibility in their balance sheet with tactics such as Defined Benefit Risk Transfers.

Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times

Inside Healthcare: Critical Thinking for Turbulent Times

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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.

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Robert Chamberlain

Robert Chamberlain

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.

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October 2014

September 2014

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