Collaborations and partnerships are creating new ways of teaching, new health care discoveries and better patient health outcomes, all with an eye on the bottom line.
Economies of scale A larger health care community system can offer higher purchase volumes and a larger sourcing team. The academic medical center offers expertise in procurement for specialized products and services. Both systems benefit from sharing and streaming common overhead functions. Economies of scope A complementary pair of health systems improves local market density […]
1. Education not keeping pace with the challenges of health care because of fragmented, outdated and static curricula that produce ill-equipped graduates. 2. A mismatch of competencies to patient and population needs. 3. Poor teamwork. 4. Persistent gender stratification of professional status. 5. Narrow technical focus without broader contextual understanding. 6. Episodic encounters rather than […]
Joint venture Joint venture that acquires or partners (under other structures) with community acute care facilities. Minority stake with operating alliance Academic health system owns a minority stake—for example, the academic system owning less than 1 percent, with opportunity to buy up to 20 percent. Non-equity alliance A partnership where there is a fee for […]
The first indicator for remedial tutoring help is when a student demonstrates failing grades in a subject, usually reading or math. But as the student advances through the educational system, other issues may arise. “We get a lot of students who just breeze through elementary school and maybe even middle school,” Michelle Scott, owner/director of […]
A tutor can be that key person in a student’s life who gives them direction or helps focus them in the direction they appear to be headed. But one of the biggest drivers for parents in Northern Virginia to get a tutor is because of the competition in the area for not just a well-educated student […]