Category: Thought Leadership

The Importance of Creating Value through Clinical Integration

August 29, 2019 | By

Stories from the Field: 20 Takeaways for (Re-)Invigorating a Leadership Career in Healthcare

August 29, 2019 | By and

We’re Sandy Shroyer and Julie Spalding, colleagues at Lumeris. We recently attended Modern Healthcare’s Women in Leadership conference in Chicago and found it to be inspiring, with outstanding speakers, great content, and lots of networking opportunities. These are our top takeaways as they relate to our career paths. Sandy: Having over 30 years of healthcare (…)


Creating Value through Clinical Integration

August 27, 2019 | By

I’m protected! I’ve amassed a massive “clinically integrated” group of physicians and provider entities! As one of the central strategic initiatives of nearly every hospital and health system today, physician alignment has captured the minds, time, and attention of healthcare executives around the country. The healthcare industry has evolved—new entrants, massive consolidation, and payment reform (…)


How to Create a Direct-to-Employer Strategy: 4 Key Steps

August 27, 2019 | By

When developing value-based care strategies, employer groups—particularly large employers—in your community must be included in your approach. From 2013-2017, employers’ healthcare costs increased on average 3.9% each year versus an average of 3.1% annual growth for the US GDP per capita. Further, employers have not found much relief in working with their plans to manage (…)


Celebrating a Century of Healthcare and Embracing Change in Michigan

August 19, 2019 | By

Author: Craig Hittle, Vice President, Lumeris Since 1919, the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) has been committed to improving the quality of healthcare for communities throughout Michigan. The changing healthcare landscape was top of mind for all healthcare executives in attendance, as the move to value-based care is driving transformation across the industry. As (…)


Aligning Self-Funded Employer Health Plans with Population Health Initiatives

August 15, 2019 | By

Lumeris and The Health Management Academy Q2 2019

August 15, 2019 | By

Finding a Collaborative Payer: A Checklist for Providers

August 15, 2019 | By

Why Self-funded Employer Plans can Reinforce a Health System’s Value Strategy

August 7, 2019 | By

By Thomas A Malone, MD, Vice President, Health Plan Accounts Health systems have a variety of strategies at their disposal for improving population health management, and self-funded employer health plans are an option that many health systems are exploring. A key advantage associated with self-funded employer health plans is that this approach enables health systems (…)


Building a Sustainable Future in the New York Healthcare Market

July 30, 2019 | By

Author: Eric Wallace, Vice President, Lumeris Regardless of the uncertainty with the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP), the New York state healthcare market has already begun the process of transitioning its business models to support value-based care. The use of the program’s incentive dollars to support improved population health efforts for Medicaid patients (…)


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