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Moving Beyond Traditional Hospital Operations: The Value of Integrating Service Lines
Becker's Hospital Review

By now, most hospital leaders have realized that traditional strategies of running a hospital will not be sufficient to reach their quality and revenue goals. New models such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes are forcing hospitals to collaborate with others to coordinate care more efficiently and safely. To improve coordination of care with outside organizations such as other hospitals and health systems, however, hospitals need to first improve coordination of care within their own institution.