Our Services: How  We Can Help

QHC Advisory Group is dedicated to delivering cost-effective and sustainable solutions that improve care and help our clients meet their goals. Our organization is distinguished by the national experience of its senior leadership team, the scope and quality of its consultative work, by its personal and long-term relationships, and by its accomplished track record and connectivity with clients.

In this time of unprecedented change in the delivery and financing of health care services, QHC is helping clients adapt to new delivery and payment models with initiatives that bridge policy and practice such as creating patient-centered medical homes, refocusing on population health, identifying opportunities in the ambulatory care space, improving health equity and implementing various other shared strategies whose impact can be measured.

Our clients include physicians and the health care team, hospitals and integrated delivery systems, skilled nursing facilities, medical specialty societies, health information technology firms, pharmaceutical companies and other entities (for-profit and not-for-profit) who are engaged in health care delivery and the experience of patients. These include proven legacy players as well as innovative start-ups.  In addition to helping clients build a health care delivery system that works for patients, providers and payers, the QHC group can help your team identify and implement performance improvement programs and performance measurement systems that are focused on improving outcomes and driving down costs.

Among the services offered are:

  • Population health planning and strategies
  • Implementation of value-based payment initiatives
  • Improving care delivery and effectiveness
  • Development of patient and staff activation and empowerment programs
  • Instituting programs to improve health outcomes
  • Physician partnering to expand market reach
  • Hospital-payer collaboration to advance care coordination
  • Community health needs assessment projects
  • Effective initiatives to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions
  • MACRA implementation strategies
  • Partnering with primary care centers
  • Best practices in quality improvement interventions
  • Establishing evidence-based standards to drive positive operating margins
  • Collaborative accountable care arrangements
  • Developing and implementing relevant performance metrics

Our specific areas of engagement include …

  • Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning
  • Education on Relevant Environmental Trends
  • Identification/Development of Relevant Performance Metrics
  • Development of Learning Networks to Facilitate Continuous Improvement
  • Measurement and Aggregation of Data Related to Improvement and Registry Development
  • Translation of Practice Guidelines and Published Measures into Practice
  • Development of Methods to Enhance Transitions and Care Coordination
  • Development of “Dashboard” Reporting Structures to Enhance Transparency and Learning Forward
  • Ongoing System and Culture Change Review

Our specific areas of expertise include…

  • MANAGEMENT-operations, planning, marketing, communications, service quality, healthcare financing, reimbursement, budgeting and fiscal management
  • FUNDRAISING and RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT-planning and implementation of capital and annual giving campaigns
  • GOVERNANCE and BOARD DEVELOPMENT-practical models of effective function and structure for changing times and development of accountability guidelines for healthcare trustees
  • ADVOCACY-at the State and Federal levels for healthcare reform and funding for hospitals, nursing homes and needed services
  • MEDIA-and editorial board outreach
  • MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SPECIALTY SOCIETY-management, operations and oversight with a focus on QI, PI and integrating CME into the performance improvement process
  • NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT-membership growth and acquisition, budgeting and organizational profile, improving efficiency through strategic planning and performance improvement
  • MERGERS-and combining competing organizations
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION-identification, selection and implementation of emerging technologies to deliver and track CME/CE activity, and seamless integration of continuing education into quality improvement and performance improvement
  • MEDICAL PROFESSIONALISM-ethics, standards, adherence and enforcement
  • QUALITY IMPROVEMENT, PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT-metrics, benchmarking, gap identification, crowd-sourcing solutions, implementation and measurement of corrective interventions