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Key Questions We Can Help Answer - Strategic Positioning

  • How are we positioned in our market in relation to competitors?
  • How can we deploy services to better connect with patients?
  • How will population management impact our service delivery plan?
  • Where is our key population base located and how is that changing?
  • Does our organization have a recognizable brand identity both on- and off-campus? 
  • Are we ready if population management were to be implemented in our market? How do we access that?
  • Are we well-positioned for narrow-network contracting? 
  • How well-developed and well-balanced is the continuum in our market?
  • Do we have common definitions for continuum services across our organization?
  • Are there gaps in our continuum offerings that need addressing?  
  • How are physicians aligned in our market?
  • Do we know what the optimal mix of physicians is to support the overall health system goals?
  • How will reform and new models of care impact physician need?
  • Where should our physicians be located to provide optimal care, maintain connections with key population groups and enhance managed care relevance?
  • What is the optimal structure for our medical group in the next 3-5 years? 
  • What does integration look like in a mixed model of employed and independent physicians? How should those relationships be structured?
  • What is the optimal organizational structure to guide alignment with physicians? 
  • What does the "end point" of our delivery system look like and what is the best plan to get there?