Sg2 Consulting

Advance your organization’s growth and integrate care across the continuum with analytics-driven insight into local market trends, market position, growth opportunities and strategic priorities. Sg2 Consulting weaves together three essential elements to ensure measurable change: system-wide analytical work, future-focused expertise and expert-led facilitation.

Enterprise Planning: Develop clear and focused enterprise strategies that serve broad community needs through diverse delivery channels by creating a patient-centered System of CARE.

  • Environmental Scenario Planning: Overcome uncertainty about the future of health care at the national, regional and local level by evaluating and planning for a broad range of possible future states.
  • Ambulatory Strategy: Make informed, data-driven decisions about when, where and how to configure ambulatory services to meet the unique needs and challenges of your populations.

Service Rationalization: Develop the right complement of services at the right mix of access points to meet the local market clinical and wellness needs to build economies of scale and optimize efficiency.

Service Line Planning: Develop specific service-line strategies to close System of CARE gaps for growth and performance improvement. Sg2’s has deep expertise in key service lines including cancer, cardiovascular, medicine, neurosciences, orthopedics/spine, pediatrics, surgery, and women’s health and pediatrics

System of CARE Redesign: Weave together the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services to provide seamless care at the right location, with the right resources, at the right time. Key focus areas include:

  • Virtual Health: Leverage Sg2’s virtual health planning and prioritization framework to understand which types of virtual health programs will work best for your organization and which service lines to focus virtual programming.
  • Behavioral Health: Develop clear and actionable behavioral health strategies to improve outcomes, increase access and reduce utilization of high-cost, high-acuity services.
  • Post-Acute Care: Drive advances in coordination and quality through new care models, technology, partnerships and organizational structures.

Facility Planning: Understand current utilization and future changes in care delivery to better understand facility needs across your System of CARE and plan appropriately to align with your strategic imperatives.

Risk Strategy and Value-Based Care Road Map: Evaluate your preparedness to succeed in a value-based environment and to strategically take on additional clinical and financial risk

Bundled Payment Strategy and Implementation: Evaluate coordination and collaboration for specific episodes of care across the care continuum (hospital services, professional services, post-discharge services, etc) to pursue specific bundled payment initiatives. Create effective alignment with physicians for optimal care coordination. Analyze claims data to understand specific opportunities to reduce spend and improve quality metric performance.

MACRA/MIPS: Position your medical group for optimal performance under the new physician payment reform legislation and evaluate eligibility for aAPM participation.

Physician Compensation: Assist in determining and implementing appropriate compensation models (structure and value) for employed physicians and physician/hospital arrangements.

Physician Alignment Models: Understand which contracting arrangements are best suited for your organization and community physicians. Areas of expertise include:

  • Employment: Integration of physicians into health system. Employment models address compensation, governance, services and allegiance
  • Professional Services: Services agreement between hospital and physicians that aligns the entire practice operations to a health system.
  • Co-Management: Services agreement that engages physicians to provide certain services for the betterment of a service line.
  • Gainsharing: Focused program on high cost, high utilization, physician preference items (e.g. implants, devices, supplies). Physicians financially rewarded for effort to help hospitals reduce costs.
  • Joint Ventures: Equity partnerships between hospitals and physicians in certain services.

Physician Needs Analysis and Medical Staff Development: Understand physician supply and demand in your market for the short and long term.

Provide guidance, estimates and formal opinions for physician/hospital arrangements such as:

  • Fair Market Value Opinions
  • Business Valuations
  • Commercial Reasonableness
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Leverage Sg2 analytics and expertise to better understand providers and consumers of health care services to inform go-to-market strategies.

"Analytics and expertise to help you understand market dynamics and capitalize opportunities for growth."

As of February 11, 2016, Vizient, Inc. has completed its purchase of MedAssets Sg2 and spend and clinical resource management segments from Pamplona Capital Management, LLC. MedAssets revenue cycle business will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pamplona Capital Management LLP.

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