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CwC - Ep. 25 - 2019 Healthcare Industry Trends

1/17/2019
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Roz Cordini, Aimee Greeter, Brandt Jewell, Stephen Ross, and Chris Torregosa join Mark to share their thoughts on current healthcare industry trends and where the industry is heading in 2019. The discussion was recorded live during its presentation to the company as part of the 2018 Coker Group annual meeting. Contact Information Subscribe to our feed in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your preferred podcast provider. Like what you hear? Leave a review! Not there? Let us...

Duration:00:50:44

CwC - Ep. 24 - Healthcare Strategic Planning: Working Now for the Future

1/3/2019
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Aimee Greeter and Taylor Harrison join Mark to discuss the importance of prioritizing new strategic initiatives as the healthcare industry continues to evolve. Aimee, Taylor, and Mark talk about the importance of strategic planning—and the process for strategic planning--as the healthcare industry changes. Contact Information Subscribe to our feed in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your preferred podcast provider. Like what you hear? Leave a review! Not there? Let us...

Duration:00:30:36

CwC - Ep. 23 - History of Coker Group

12/20/2018
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Craig Hunter, Jeannie Cagle, Kay Stanley, and Max Reiboldt join Mark to share the history of Coker Group and how the firm was founded. The discussion was recorded live during its presentation to the company as part of the 2018 Coker Group annual meeting. Contact Information Subscribe to our feed in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your preferred podcast provider. Like what you hear? Leave a review! Not there? Let us know! We welcome all feedback from our listeners. Please...

Duration:00:36:36

CwC - Ep. 22 - Espresso Shot #5: Changes to Reimbursement from CMS for CY 2019

12/13/2018
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Brandt Jewell and Alex Kirkland join Mark to discuss the final rule from CMS last month announcing changes to the physician fee schedule for 2019. Brandt and Alex provide their input on the changes that have been announced and what it means for physician practices. Contact Information Subscribe to our feed in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your preferred podcast provider. Like what you hear? Leave a review! Not there? Let us know! We welcome all feedback from our...

Duration:00:16:57

CwC - Ep. 21 - Q&A Episode – December 2018

12/6/2018
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Jessica Combs joins Mark to in a Q&A style discussion to address recent questions on healthcare trends. Mark addresses each question on various topics including private equity interest in healthcare, the opioid crisis, neutral site payments, healthcare technology, and revenue cycle management. Questions Extras The Next Stage of Evolution in Physician Practice Transactions Coffee with Coker Episode 17: Executives Beware: Five Questions Astute Boards are Asking about Healthcare...

Duration:01:03:41

CwC - Ep. 20 - What Lies Ahead for Physicians and Hospitals in America?

11/15/2018
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Max Reiboldt and Tom Anthony join Mark to discuss what lies ahead for physicians and hospitals in America. Max, Tom, and Mark talk about the changes in the healthcare market and the transformation of the marketplace over recent years. Episode Synopsis As the end of 2018 approaches, Max and Tom talk about how the healthcare industry has undergone tremendous change, and they discuss patient expectations, technology, regulatory adjustments, value-based care, models of care, and concerns...

Duration:00:42:22

CwC - Ep. 19 - ValuePath™: Where Does Your Journey Begin?

11/1/2018
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Ellis Knight, MD, and Mark Stabile join Mark to discuss the ValuePath™ approach to value-based care and the benefits of technology solutions. Mark, Dr. Knight, and Mark talk about the changes in the healthcare market and the transition to value-based care as a delivery model and business model. Episode Synopsis Mark Stabile is the CEO of TEAM of Care Solutions, a company that combines best-practice operational processes with the most advanced healthcare technology platform in the world...

Duration:00:29:37

CwC - Ep. 18 - Physician Compensation: Automation Solutions with ProCARE Portal

10/25/2018
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Justin Chamblee, Jack Liu, and Matt BonDurant join Mark to discuss the evolution of physician compensation and the benefits of a software solution. Mark, Justin, Jack, and Matt talk about the changes in the healthcare market and how these changes have affected compensation. Episode Synopsis Jack and Matt are managing partners with ProCARE Portal, a software-as-a-service platform built around a rules-based engine to automate the administration of physician compensation plans. Coker Group...

Duration:00:44:58

CwC - Ep. 17 - Executives Beware: Five Questions Astute Boards are Asking about Healthcare IT

10/18/2018
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Terry Wilk joins Mark to discuss the use and management of a healthcare organization’s information resources, systems, technologies, and staff. For their discussion, Mark and Terry pose five critical questions that Boards should be asking concerning the use of IT throughout their organizations. Episode Synopsis Mark and Terry discuss the need for executives and boards to ask the right questions to help their organizations make the appropriate decisions. They explain why executives and...

Duration:00:42:09

CwC - Ep. 16 - Improving Access to Care for Patients

10/4/2018
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Brandt Jewell joins Mark to discuss improving access to care for patients which has many different interpretations. For their discussion, Mark and Brandt define patient access as the ability for patients to access care promptly, and how a provider practice manages patient touch points and schedules to coordinate service access and minimize wait times. Episode Synopsis Mark and Brandt discuss how to improve access to care for patients by reducing patient wait times, better managing...

Duration:01:08:46

CwC - Ep. 15 - Espresso Shot #4: Understanding Physician Compensation Market Data

9/29/2018
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Justin Chamblee joins Mark to explain physician compensation market data and the correlation between wRVUs, total cash compensation and the total cash compensation per wRVU ratio. Episode Synopsis Mark and Justin discuss the foundational premise of alignment between compensation and wRVU productivity. They provide examples illustrating the corresponding compensation per wRVU ratio which allows alignment to occur. Figure Extras Episode 5: Espresso Shot #1: The Perpetual Upward Shift...

Duration:00:14:30

CwC - Ep. 14 - How Prepared Are You for MACRA?

9/20/2018
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Dr. Mac Knight and Brandt Jewell join Mark to discuss preparing a physician practice for MACRA participation. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) becomes effective January 1, 2019. Episode Synopsis Mark, Dr. Knight and Brandt discuss how MACRA and other pay for performance reimbursement models are shaping the healthcare industry and how these changes are affecting the physician practice. They explain key data points to review while preparing for the changes...

Duration:01:00:09

CwC - Ep. 13 - Espresso Shot #3: An Introduction to Physician Services

9/13/2018
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Brandt Jewell joins Mark to discuss various services available to physician practices and healthcare organizations working with physician groups. Coker’s physician services focus on a myriad of factors affecting the “physician enterprise.” Episode Synopsis Mark introduces Brandt and his expertise within the physician services realm. They provide an overview of key areas to consider during the volume-to-value shift including process improvement, operational considerations, and physician...

Duration:00:14:47

CwC - Ep. 12 - ValuePath™: Transitioning to a Value-Based Care Delivery Model

9/6/2018
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Dr. Mac Knight joins Mark to discuss Coker’s approach of transitioning to a value-based care delivery model. ValuePath™ is a suite of services designed to aid physicians and healthcare organizations with improving their quality of care and lowering the cost of services. Episode Synopsis Mark and Dr. Knight outline the key success factors for performance under value-based care, including clinical integration, care process design, contracting for value-based care delivery, operational...

Duration:00:24:58

CwC - Ep. 11 - Revenue and Quality Integrity: A Comprehensive Approach to Coding, Compliance, and Clinical Documentation

8/16/2018
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Dr. Mac Knight joins Mark to discuss Coker’s comprehensive approach to coding, compliance and clinical documentation known as revenue and quality integrity (RQI). As a former clinician, Dr. Knight is familiar with the challenges physicians face during the clinical documentation process and importance of proper coding from both a compliance and billing standpoint. Episode Synopsis Mark and Dr. Knight explain the RQI process and discuss the importance of accurately coding and completing...

Duration:00:20:59

CwC - Ep. 10 - Physician Compensation Round Table Discussion

8/2/2018
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Justin Chamblee, Jon Morris and Stephen Ross join Mark for a round table discussion on physician compensation strategies. Mark moderates the discussion as Justin, Jon and Stephen outline current trends in designing and managing physician compensation plans, the strategic elements of physician compensation plan design, and the impact of value-based reimbursement on physician compensation and fair market value/commercially reasonable analyses. About the Panelists Extras White Paper:...

Duration:00:32:01

CwC - Ep. 9 - Top 10 Lessons Learned from First-to-Second Generation Transactions

7/19/2018
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Max Reiboldt and Michael Barry join Mark to discuss the Top 10 Lessons Learned from First-to-Second Generation Transactions. Max oversees Coker Group’s services and the general operations of the firm, and provides sound financial, strategic and tactical solutions to hospitals, medical practices, health systems, and other healthcare entities through keen analysis and problem solving. Michael is a partner in the Corporate Practice and the Healthcare Practice at Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP and...

Duration:00:42:05

CwC - Ep. 8 - Espresso Shot #2: Five Fatal Mistakes of an IT Contract

7/12/2018
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Jeffery Daigrepont joins Mark to discuss the fatal mistakes of healthcare IT vendor contracting. Jeffery speaks often on this subject and is intimately familiar with the potential pitfalls of electronic health record vendor contracts. Episode Synopsis Jeffery provides his insight on the top five mistakes committed during vendor contract negotiations and what to avoid, even if you are already under contract with a vendor. Jeffery walks Mark through the common inclusions within contracts...

Duration:00:16:55

CwC - Ep. 7 - Maximizing Physician Engagement

7/5/2018
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Aimee Greeter and Taylor Harrison join Mark to discuss Five New Approaches to Maximize Physician Engagement. Aimee and Taylor specialize in hospital/physician alignment, accountable care responsiveness, hospital service line development, clinical integration initiatives, strategic planning, mergers and collaborations, operational issues, and financial management. Episode Synopsis Mark, Aimee and Taylor discuss strategies to better engage with healthcare providers and maximize their...

Duration:00:28:23

CwC - Ep. 6 - Overview of the Healthcare IT Market

6/21/2018
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Jeffery Daigrepont joins Mark to discuss the healthcare IT market and provide his thoughts on the current and future trends. Jeffery specializes in healthcare automation, IT system integration, operations, and deployment of enterprise information systems for large integrated delivery networks. Episode Synopsis Mark and Jeffery look at the evolution of the healthcare IT market over the past two decades and discuss what is on the horizon for healthcare technology. Throughout their...

Duration:00:27:02