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Strategic Planning

Decisions. Engagement. Results. We wrote THE book on strategic planning 5 times and we teach THE course. Our insights and value come from preparing enterprise wide plans that are multidimensional, utilizing our Brain Trust Approach to address all aspects and interrelationships between major driving forces affecting your organization. Experience the difference of a Veralon strategic plan, with guaranteed hands-on senior leadership management and access to our Brain Trust.

Just Released: Healthcare Strategic Planning, 5th Edition

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Service Line Planning

Veralon is uniquely qualified to help you reach success in service line planning as our experience is at the intersection of strategy, payment models and transaction support. Veralon’s expertise in visioning, demand forecasting, financial feasibility studies, facilities planning, value-based payment and engaging physicians will ensure that your strategically significant service lines are positioned for success. Whether you are considering entering the race in musculoskeletal, oncology, or other services, or are in the midst of running a marathon, Veralon can help.

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Ambulatory Care Planning

Veralon can help develop ambulatory care programs that proudly serve as the face of your organization, targeting the right mix of convenient, effectively distributed, and well-coordinated ambulatory services, with exceptionally planned facilities. Veralon will help you maximize the benefits of existing ambulatory strengths, capitalize on emerging growth opportunities, and cultivate lasting competitive advantages. Our services can help you address your services portfolio, financial and operational feasibility, network integration and performance optimization.

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Clinically Integrated Networks

Veralon can guide you in developing, implementing, and optimizing your Clinically Integrated Networks to align physicians and meet the challenges of the transformation required by today’s environment. Veralon has a high success rate in engaging independent physicians and creating CINs, having formed and worked with over 100, including some of the largest in the nation. Our well-honed process and our experience allow us to quickly address physician concerns, establish credibility and trust, and speed the development process.

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Medical Staff Planning

Veralon has been doing medical staff development planning for decades. We are unusually exacting in our demand methodologies, using market-sensitive indicators available through Veralon’s proprietary demand model rather than applying national figures. Beyond the quantitative analysis, our experts will bridge market dynamics, your organization’s strategic initiatives, and physician need, qualitatively.

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Employed Physician Performance Improvement

Our experts, who are experienced in managing physician enterprises,  challenge the norm of significant losses in those enterprises. Veralon has helped clients save $50,000 to $100,000+ in subsidies per physician. Veralon will work with you to improve short-term budgetary performance with a focus on high-return initiatives, physician engagement, and to create a roadmap for the sustainable growth of your employed physician enterprise.

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