Affiliations and mergers

Best-in-Healthcare Achievement Award

A community-intensive assignment involved both an assessment of policy options on behalf of the joint City/County owners of a public hospital in Las Cruces, NM. The business arrangement resulted in a long-term partnership between the City/County ownership and the new operator of the hospital, [...]

County Hospital Converts to Corporate/Non-Profit Partnership

Portneuf Medical Center, a county-owned hospital in Pocatello, Idaho, had been formed several years ago through a combination of the two hospitals in the county. The combined entity had embarked on an ambitious program to expand one of its campuses to accommodate the merged hospital. Severe [...]

Rural Virginia System Makes Careful Partnership Choice

Newpoint advised the Shore Health System Board on an options process that would produce a strong outcome, and preserve the support of its local patient base. The conventional wisdom made it a given that Shore would merge with an excellent nearby system who had a keen interest in sweeping [...]

Payor relationships

Entering a Risk-Sharing Contract

A major, university-affiliated health system with an 800-bed hospital, 3 community hospitals, regional trauma center, comprehensive network of ambulatory care services, and a 1,110 member [...]

Hospital System Medicaid Participation

Inadequate Medicaid reimbursement rates forced a major safety-net children’s hospital system to assess its ability to continue providing primary care to low-income children. The Background At the [...]

Organizational and leadership alignment

Pediatric Hospital

Looking well into the future, even prior to the passage of the ACA, a highly regarded, 279-bed pediatric hospital wanted to redesign its ambulatory services to better meet the community’s needs. [...]

University Medical Center

A major, university-affiliated medical center with a 400–bed hospital, regional trauma center, and comprehensive network of ambulatory care services made a strategic decision to become the health [...]

Planning and activating strategy

Building Integrated Care

A private, non-profit, primary care medical home in Denver serving low-income underserved individuals began offering limited behavioral health services as an adjunct to its other services. They [...]

Risk and Infrastructure Assessment

Seven community-based providers formed a Regional Care Collaborative (RCC) to offer care management and medical homes to an enrolled population based on the Triple Aim Goals. Their primary [...]

University Medical Center

A major, university-affiliated medical center with a 400–bed hospital, regional trauma center, and comprehensive network of ambulatory care services made a strategic decision to become the health [...]

Medicaid Health Plan Strategic Planning

With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the advent of healthcare reform, a large, urban Medicaid health plan sought guidance on the impact of these transformational [...]