Cardiology Service Line: From Volume to Value
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Presented on 11/27/2012, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (ET)
Cardiology Service Line: From Volume to Value. Cardiology remains one of the best revenue generators in terms of reimbursements; however, cost cutting continues to be inevitable in order to make this service line even more profitable. The challenge for healthcare executives is aligning physicians to get buy-in and measure cost. Learn the tools to coordinate protocols and standardize approaches to better manage cost and reform transition in the cardiology service line without cutting into the service or quality of care.
Join Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Wellmont Health System as they share tactical approaches for maneuvering through healthcare reform transition in the cardiology service line.
Register for Cardiology Service Line: From Volume to Value for solutions, interactive Q&A, and lessons learned, including how to:
- Employ cost-reducing techniques in the transition from volume to value
- Coordinate protocols and standardize approaches to better manage costs
- Identify program inefficiencies
- Improve physician relationships to obtain buy-in
- Implement streamlined service line structures
Featuring a brand-new format with:
- A customizable webcast experience guided by your advance questions
- A live roundtable interview
- Expanded Q&A time
- Free on-demand for 60 days following the live webcast
- A participant-only online forum for exclusive peer discussions
- A presentation to share with your team with case studies, top takeaways, and action strategies
- A package of related HealthLeaders Media editorial content
We will have 45 minutes of presentation/case study followed by 45 minutes of interview/roundtable/discussion/Q&A
- Transitioning from volume to value and getting to ROI
- Defining value and assessing true cost
- Controlling unit and enterprise costs
- ACOs’ and medical homes’ influence on the bottom line
- Creating new organization and physician structures
- Establishing physician buy-in and relationship building with employed, nonemployed, and competing physician groups
- Using metrics to drive performance
- Reducing costs
- Building compensation and incentive structures
- Joint ventures
- Gainsharing agreements
- Risk-based payments
- Live Q&A
Tim Attebery is the system vice president of cardiovascular services for Wellmont Health System in Kingsport, Tenn. He has 27 years of healthcare consulting and senior management experience focused on cardiovascular services, including serving as the CEO of three large cardiovascular group practices and as the founder and CEO of CVI3. Attebery has served on the executive committee and as president of the Cardiology Leadership Alliance, now part of MedAxiom. He is a member of MedAxiom Advisory Council. He was recently appointed to the board of the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance and became president-elect of that organization. Attebery was instrumental in founding and organizing the Society of Cardiovascular CT.
Geoffrey Rose, MD, FACC, FASE, is an adult cardiologist and the director of medical imaging at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute. He is nationally recognized in the cardiovascular field and currently serves as the chairperson of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), a national nonprofit organization in operation to evaluate and accredit imaging labs and imaging-based procedures. Dr. Rose previously served on the board of directors for the Intersocietal Association for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) and has spent the past several years as an application reviewer. He also led the ICAEL accreditation process for Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, making it one of the first 15 echocardiography labs in the nation to become accredited by the IAC.
Andrew Bowman, RN, is the clinical director of cardiovascular services at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospital administration from Concordia University. Bowman has been with Sacred Heart Hospital for eight years, and has held nursing and leadership positions in the hospital’s cardiology, cath lab, and short-stay care units.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN?
CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CMOs, cardiology service line directors, group practice administrators, consultants, physicians, medical group directors
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