Clinical Resource Management

Aligning cost with clinical outcomes demands initiatives that look beyond the price of supplies. In order to identify and achieve quality and effectiveness improvement opportunities, health systems need to engage clinicians and staff members in analyzing patterns and trends in resource utilization and process related to patient care.

Achieve clinical and cost initiatives across the organization

MedAssets Clinical Resource Management Solutions provide proven, data-driven methodologies, technology and experienced experts to build consensus and achieve integration of clinical value with financial goals. With nearly two decades of experience and more than 400 clinician engagement programs, we’ve collaborated with clinicians in all care settings to drive new approaches that reduce costs, align clinical delivery and enhance operational efficiency.

  • Choose from a set of collaborative, proven physician-engagement strategies to reduce the total cost of care while aligning clinical delivery to outcomes and quality
  • Minimize unnecessary clinical and system variation to align cost per case and determine the appropriate allocation of resources
  • Improve practice patterns and  utilization of key supplies and implants
  • Link financial and clinical data to achieve real and sustainable cost reductions and utilization optimization for physician preference items and other non-labor expenses (clinical value analysis and utilization management)

Products and Services

Clinical Consulting

Align cost per case by minimizing unnecessary care delivery variations through improved practice patterns and establishing protocols and processes that promote best practice utilization.  Our clinical experts help you to improve operating margins within clinical service lines through a consultative approach. Analysis data serves are provided to uncover deficiencies and variations leading to sub-optimal clinical and financial performance. The engagement helps you to quantify opportunities against industry-leading metrics, and provides process improvement roadmaps for sustainable change. 

Physician Alignment Solutions

Engage physicians in your strategy to shift from a volume-driven reimbursement system to one that promotes value and sustainable wellness.  Physician alignment strategies are more important than ever as pressure grows to manage costs, meet quality standards, and prepare for health reform. Physician Alignment Solutions can help providers develop compensation alignment, co-management employment, bundled payment strategies, clinical service line strategies and other physician engagement strategies to enable strategic physician alignment towards provider goals.

Clinical Cost Management

Realize significant savings and improve product utilization, including physician preference items, through a proven methodology of proprietary and comparative data analysis involving price, process and utilization. We offer a differentiating collaborative physician engagement methodology that is data-driven.  Our clinical professionals have an proven track record and extensive experience in helping clients improve physician alignment with a transparent and inclusive process that analyzes supply and device costs against patient outcomes.

EvaluationPRO and IntelligencePRO

Adopt a holistic approach to proven value analysis models, expert services, and an analytics and product research platform to help improve evaluation and purchasing of high-expense physician preference items (PPI) and other medical/surgical supplies. EvaluationPRO™ and IntelligencePRO™, powered by Procured Health, provide hospital administrators and physicians unparalleled transparency into medical supply options and comparative safety and outcomes data. With improved market information and process oversight, hospitals are able to promote appropriate product utilization and optimize savings opportunities.

IntelligencePRO provides in-depth, clinical, operational and financial analysis on any medical product. The proprietary database leverages a specialized pool of biomedical engineers and clinicians to offer comparative safety and outcomes data in order to promote purchasing decisions that are based on comprehensive clinical evidence. EvaluationPRO digitizes product and collaboration between clinicians and administrators. The system provides essential reporting on operational and financial metrics to reduce care variation, improve contract compliance and optimize system-wide savings opportunities.

Pharmacy Services – Clinical Consulting

Benefit from initiatives to enhance your clinical pharmacy program and effectiveness. We offer a national, up-to-date, severity adjusted drug utilization database, which is DRG-specific and provides aggregate data from 4.3 million patients. Services range from disease management programs to formulary management support including advisory committee positioning statements, drug class comparisons, drug utilization evaluations, formulary evaluation, tools for establishing and maintaining formulary and formulary consulting. You also can obtain preferred pricing on various software and medication database systems.