Financing Considerations with New Channels of Care
With expansion of new care channels, providers are evaluating current structures and layouts to ensure the most efficient, highest quality of care possible.
Outside of independent hospitals consolidating into health systems, many other institutions are emerging in communities to assist with care of the population. There are more and more surgery centers, assisted living communities, and clinics available to patients, some affiliated with health systems and some unaffiliated. These new institutions vary in the level of care they provide, some for only minor treatment and some with the ability to handle very extreme cases. They are also making care more convenient and available to patients, providing it in the most efficient way for the individual and offering options based on the level of care the patient needs.
With the expansion of new care channels, healthcare providers are re-evaluating their current structures and layouts to ensure they are providing the most efficient and highest quality of care possible. Read about the latest trends.