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Robert Hood is Senior Vice President, Population Health Management at St. Joseph Hospital Medical Center, a 900-bed health care system in northern New Jersey. He requires timely data and spot-on analyses to facilitate strategic planning.
He previously served as Vice President of Network Management, Northeast US for United Health Group-Optum, and over the years has served in various executive management positions with non-profit and for-profit healthcare organizations in the Middle Atlantic Region.
Bob Hood “requires timely data and spot on analysis to facilitate strategic planning and coalesce resulting information into some kind of actionable plan.” As the...
Ancillary care—lab tests, radiology, physical therapy, and other services which support the work of primary physicians—is becoming increasingly important as a revenue generator for medical practices.
According to data in the latest issue of MGMA Connection, single-specialty practices with ancillary care earn more revenue—up to $245,500 per physician in the case of surgical specialties. These practices spend an average of only 5% more per physician on operating costs to achieve these significant revenue gains.
Investing in Ancillary Services