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    What We're Watching: August 13, 2019

What We’re Watching: August 13, 2019

Health systems and other healthcare entities are focused on partnering with primary care providers that have cost-effective, high-performing models.

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    Value-Based Care Necessitates Shift in Primary Care Staffing Model

Value-Based Care Necessitates Shift in Primary Care Staffing Model

RevCycle Intelligence | Primary care staffing model will need to include a richer skill mix to manage more complex health and behavioral needs under value-based care models.

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    Primary Care Clinic Staffing Should Reflect Patient Needs and Payment Model Design

Primary Care Clinic Staffing Should Reflect Patient Needs and Payment Model Design

Healthcare Purchasing News | Premier's Chris Smedley discusses wide variation in staffing model composition, performance and costs according to a recent Pemier analysis.

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    Premier Inc. Analysis: Primary Care Clinic Staffing Mix Should Depend on Patient Needs and Payment Model Design

Premier Inc. Analysis: Primary Care Clinic Staffing Mix Should Depend on Patient Needs and Payment Model Design

In a new analysis of primary care clinics, Premier identified wide variation in staffing model composition, performance and costs.

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    Ready, Risk, Reward: Optimizing Primary Care Model Design to Improve Performance

Ready, Risk, Reward: Optimizing Primary Care Model Design to Improve Performance

A Premier analysis found wide variation in staffing models and productivity, as well as opportunities for improvement.​

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    Primary Care Staffing Models Should Evolve Amid Shift to Value-Based Care

Primary Care Staffing Models Should Evolve Amid Shift to Value-Based Care

HealthLeaders | HealthLeaders summarize Premier's whitepaper on primary care staffing models.

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    Statement on the CY 2020 OPPS Proposed Rule

Statement on the CY 2020 OPPS Proposed Rule

Premier opposes CMS’ continuation of Medicare site-neutral payments that will reduce payment for outpatient clinic visits by 60 percent.

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    Infographic: 7 Key Principles of Workforce Management Success

Infographic: 7 Key Principles of Workforce Management Success

​Foster an efficient and productive environment by building a positive culture around workforce management.

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    A Look Back at Breakthroughs 2019

A Look Back at Breakthroughs 2019

It's been one month since more than 4,200 healthcare industry representatives from hospitals, health systems, suppliers, life sciences companies and other healthcare organizations attended Breakthroughs.

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    Benchmark Your Way to Better Implant Pricing

Benchmark Your Way to Better Implant Pricing

Premier’s High-Value Implant Advisory Services reveals the key to achieving greater savings on implants.

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    7 Key Principles of Workforce Management Success

7 Key Principles of Workforce Management Success

This six-minute video will help you understand the seven key principles to achieving workforce management success and where to focus your efforts.

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    McLaren Health Care Wins 2019 Premier Alliance Excellence Award

McLaren Health Care Wins 2019 Premier Alliance Excellence Award

Premier has named McLaren Health Care the winner of the 2019 Richard A. Norling Premier Alliance Excellence Award.

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    Premier's Draft Comments on FY 2020 Hospital Inpatient PPS and LTCH Proposed Rule

Premier’s Draft Comments on FY 2020 Hospital Inpatient PPS and LTCH Proposed Rule

Premier requests improvements in the usability of EHRs, opportunities for bonus points in PI scoring and to ensure PI measures are meaningful and valuable.

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    Three Strategies for Clinically Integrated Networks to Achieve Financial Success

Three Strategies for Clinically Integrated Networks to Achieve Financial Success

Becker's Hospital Review | Having effective physician-led governance, holistic expense and revenue management, and aligned contracting strategies are critical keys to CIN success.

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    How to Build a Positive Workforce Management Culture

How to Build a Positive Workforce Management Culture

With the right language and honesty, leaders can foster a positive culture around workforce management – and empower their managers to do the same.

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    Capitalizing on Retail Pharmacy to Increase Revenue and Drive Outcomes

Capitalizing on Retail Pharmacy to Increase Revenue and Drive Outcomes

As providers look to uncover new revenue lines, it’s little surprise that outpatient retail pharmacies are on their minds.

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    2019 USP <800>, <795> and <797> Checklists

2019 USP <800>, <795> and <797> Checklists

Are you preparing for compliance with USP <800>, <795> and <797>? USP <800> outlines the practice and quality standards for safe handling of hazardous...

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    Ballad Health and Premier Inc. Partner on Enterprise-wide Performance Improvement Initiative

Ballad Health and Premier Inc. Partner on Enterprise-wide Performance Improvement Initiative

Ballad Health will implement Premier’s performance improvement infrastructure and leverage strategic supply chain services to drive high-value care across its enterprise.

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    Is That a Bundle Behind Your ACO?

Is That a Bundle Behind Your ACO?

Shadow bundles use existing ACO attributed lives and claims data to align specialists, and provide an in-depth view of procedural or chronic disease opportunity.

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    Four Methods to Ensure Physicians are Engaged in Transformation Initiatives

Four Methods to Ensure Physicians are Engaged in Transformation Initiatives

While every healthcare organization’s culture is different, it’s difficult to imagine successfully navigating the complexity of industry change without physicians at the center.

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    Does Your Organization Have the Right Strategic Plan?

Does Your Organization Have the Right Strategic Plan?

The Governance Institute | How healthcare boards can adopt an accelerated short-term, market-driven strategic planning process while simultaneously considering potential long-range future scenarios.

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