The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is affecting all areas of health care operations. More than ever, facilities executives face the challenge of reducing costs and contributing to the bottom line. This session will highlight trends from regional systems, national systems, and academic medical centers as they make changes in response to the ACA. A case study provided of a world-renowned health care system will provide a process for organizational assessment and improvement. This session will enable attendees to:
Identify the value of internal resources and their most effective role in ensuring the institution's ability to deliver affordable, quality health care.
Review a variety of health systems' responses to the challenges facing the facilities executive team.
Conduct an organizational assessment that can serve as the basis for identifying solutions.
Develop an understanding of potential future considerations as the ACA continues to change the health care landscape.