Rationalizing Resources: A Framework and a Process

Article Rationalizing Resources Full Size

hfm Magazine

Today’s complex health systems must adapt their existing organizations to the changes that are sweeping the nation’s healthcare system. In doing so they are compelled to find financially responsible ways to ensure the services they deliver and the resources they provide are well-aligned with the needs of their communities. Without the ability to rebuild their organizations from scratch, health systems must focus on rationalizing service and resource offerings. This article offers a five-step framework for strategically and successfully rationalizing healthcare services.

Download the PDF