Improving clinical operations and performance to help support important quality and population health management initiatives requires a collaborative and coordinated approach.

Hospitals, health systems and medical groups nationwide continue to navigate the shift from volume to value-based care. As a result, the focus on improving patient access, reducing physician burnout, advancing population health and lowering the cost of care remain critical priorities.

Organizations must analyze clinical workforce programs and practices to identify immediate opportunities for improvement and develop a roadmap for long-term and sustainable solutions for achieving these goals.

Partnering with organizations to effectively support this transition, SullivanCotter combines over 25 years of industry insight, expertise and hands-on operational experience. Our innovative approach to care delivery, compensation, and workforce performance will empower clinicians, patients and organizations alike.


Our comprehensive value-based care and population health management solutions include the following:

Program Readiness and
Performance Assessment

Physician and APP Engagement
  • Assess knowledge and capabilities of the clinical workforce
  • Evaluate practice workflow and processes:
    • Care management and EMR optimization
    • Avoidable utilization strategies
    • Triage and discharge planning
    • Incentive alignment
    • Clinician and office engagement
    • Communication and change management support
Operational Performance Measures
  • Assess collaboration and communication in emergency room and post-acute care departments
  • Utilization management and risk-adjustment
  • Review key organizational workflows at primary care practice level and provide the necessary training
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Program Development, Infrastructure and Implementation Planning

Population Health Management
  • Annual care strategies
  • Panel management and access strategies
  • Prevention and wellness campaigns
  • Chronic disease management
Workforce Optimization
  • Clinical and operational capacity analysis
  • Clear definition of roles and responsibilities
  • Optimal utilization of care team members
  • Onboarding, engagement and education
  • Leadership structures
Compensation and Pay Practices

Enhancing Value-Based Care

Identify
  • Baseline capabilities and readiness
  • Performance assessment
Align
  • Physician and APP workforce
  • Contracts and incentives
Organize
  • Network governance
  • Clinical leadership
Design
  • Models of care
  • Compensation programs
Enable
  • Actionable insight and information
  • Primary Care practice transformation
Implement, Measure
  • Performance
  • Outcomes

Learn more about enhancing improving value-based care within your organization

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