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January 2019 Newsletter – Industry Expertise & Top Consultant Insights

Your January eNewsletter from Freed Associates.


Creating Your Own Success

In business as in relationships, successful collaborations don’t just happen. It takes colleagues and partners who share common goals and are committed to working through inevitable integration issues.

This month’s newsletter highlights business integration successes achieved through proactive, collaborative planning and a rigorous commitment to execution.

You’ll learn key insights about acquisition success in “Six Steps for Superior Medical Practice Acquisition Integration.” In “Management Services Organization Expedites Vendor Due Diligence, Benefits Business,” see how an MSO identified the right utilization management vendor to meet its growing needs. With “Five Key Steps to Boost Post-Merger Credentialing,” be ready for any credentialing issues.

POV: Six Steps to Superior Medical Practice Acquisition Integration

By: Hanna Woldu

As seen in Becker’s Hospital Review

The past few years of growth in medical practice acquisitions has shown little signs of slowing down. Once an insurer or hospital has acquired a medical practice, what is next? Learn six vital steps during an acquisition transition to minimize disruption, continue providing high-quality care, and enjoy strong employee engagement and collaboration. Read more…

PROBLEMS WE’VE SOLVED: Management Services Organization Expedites Vendor Due Diligence, Benefits Business
Health Care Newsletter January 2019 with Jim Buckheit

By: Jim Buckheit

A large management services organization (MSO) sought to identify and implement a new utilization management (UM) referral and authorization system to better link to the existing providers’ medical record (EMR) systems. Learn how this MSO was able to expedite its UM vendor selection process, build more complete and effective testing plans and plan for its staffing needs for UM implementation. Read more…

POV: 5 Key Steps to Boost Post Merger Credentialing
Josh Nathan smiling for a headshot

By: Josh Nathan

As seen in Becker’s Hospital Review

A hospital merger or acquisition can easily complicate credentialing and re-credentialing. Don’t risk potentially alienating your physicians, jeopardizing your revenue stream or compromising your care quality due to credentialing issues. Learn five key steps for improving your post-merger credentialing. Read more…

NEWS: Freed Associates Sponsoring a Table at the Sacramento Business Journal 2019 Health Care Leadership Forum
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Freed Associates is sponsoring a table at the Sacramento Business Journal 2019 Health Care Leadership Forum Thursday, February 14 at the Double Tree Hotel, Sacramento, 7:30 – 9:45 a.m. This panel includes top local executives from major Sacramento area hospital systems. Hear about what is on the horizon in this ever-changing industry. Learn more…

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