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Innovation through Alignment

A clinical integration platform for Academic Medical Centers

Five steps to building a flexible and inclusive physician integration platform at Academic Medical Centers (AMCs).

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To improve the patient experience and navigate complex industry dynamics, Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) will need to build highly integrated clinical networks. Within these networks, data sharing plays an essential role in creating new models of care delivery, improving patient outcomes and decreasing the cost of care.

Innovation through Alignment: A clinical integration platform for Academic Medical Centers provides the reasons for the development of an inclusive network and a path forward for AMCs. The piece tackles challenges AMCs face today, the subsequent challenges faces by physicians, and five avenues AMCs can follow in their route to an integrated physician platform.

In this concise and directional paper, discover:

  • Data surveyed from health system CEOs
  • New workforce models that AMCs can adopt to attract top talent
  • Tools and technologies to leverage immediately

AMCs that develop successfully integrated networks are rewarded with dynamic and committed physician groups that support the tripartite mission of research, education and care delivery. Begin this journey with five steps.

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Academic Medical Centers and organizational culture: Addressing powerful changes in health care by transforming culture

Major pressures on the academic health care organization have helped drive strategic change within Academic Medical Centers (AMCs), including enterprise systemness, sustainable cost structure, aggressive growth planning, and clinical transformation. Each of these changes has significant implications for organizational culture, as creating a more successful environment for change in AMCs involves shifting the culture and behaviors of the organization.

Read the piece to discover:

  • Five key steps for AMCs to transform their culture
  • Cultural success factors for organizational change
  • Three case studies of AMCs successfully leveraging culture to improve strategic outcomes
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