Clinical Integration

What are the financial implications of physician/hospital integration? With the growing trend towards clinical integration to accommodate the new payment programs under the value-based care we are seeing an increased number of physicians transitioning to hospital employment vs private practice. According to a study by the Physicians Advocacy Institute in 2016 there was a 63% […]

Is there a link between finance and analytics?

With robust software systems now available to obtain data from multiple interfaces you have the ability to bring it all together for data analysis. Predictive analytics is a powerful tool to analyze historical patient data for improving future patient outcomes. I am a certified Kaufmann Hall PEAK “train-the-trainer” for our performance management analytics program where […]

Welcome to my blog

My name is Betty Rutherford. I am a Healthcare Professional studying for my MHA/MBA at The University of Houston – Clear Lake. I am an analytical and results-focused professional with more than 20 years of experience driving results in complex and fast-paced healthcare environments. Reputation for establishing priorities, scheduling, and meeting deadlines through the skillful […]