Industry Expertise

Healthcare

Point B knows healthcare. Point B has put our passion for healthcare into practice since the firm was founded in 1995. Today, more than 200 healthcare consultants bring deep knowledge, independent thinking and hands-on experience to help our clients lead the way during the most massive changes in the history of the healthcare industry. Through fresh thinking, best practices and effective change management, we’re helping our clients transform tough challenges into competitive strengths that result in higher quality and lower cost. And because Point B is at its core a project leadership firm, we excel at making healthcare initiatives—and organizations—successful for the long term. Here’s how.

Focus Areas

Care Delivery Innovation

Is your care delivery model helping you meet your goals or holding you back? As healthcare reform ties clinical and financial goals together in new ways, Point B can help you design and implement new accountable care/population health programs that position your organization to achieve measurably higher quality at lower cost. Read More

Healthcare Information Technology

During transformational times, IT has the potential to be one of your greatest assets or your Achilles heel. Point B optimizes IT as an asset. We’ll work closely with you to define a clear IT vision, develop business intelligence and analytics, support integrated care delivery models, and optimize both new and legacy systems. Read More

Government Plans

What does it take to launch successful plans and benefits in the fast-evolving worlds of Medicare and Medicaid? Through integrated planning and organizational readiness, we’ll help you navigate the changes and transform the challenges into opportunities. Read More

Marketing and Product Management

Think of Point B as a product deployment engine with the horsepower to help you navigate a fast-changing market. From strategy and design through launch and marketing, we’ll help you leverage emerging opportunities with targeted products that build market share and customer loyalty. Read More

Operations Process Improvement

Do you have the processes in place to support the move toward value-based care models? We’ll help you develop and implement transformative lean processes that ensure more coordinated, efficient and cost-effective care delivery.

Operational Efficiency

Everyone talks about it. Yet major gains in operational efficiency remain a huge, and elusive, opportunity for most healthcare organizations. Point B brings you the insight and expertise to look beyond short-term fixes and make transformational gains that lock in desired changes and sustain increased efficiency for the long term. Read More

Organizational Effectiveness

Are you organized to win in the changing healthcare marketplace? In an industry where future success will look very different from the past, we’ll help you embrace new operating models, develop more effective organizational structures, manage healthy change, and find new ways to recruit and retain top talent. Read More

Healthcare Regulatory and Compliance

Yes, it’s possible to stay on top of the latest regulatory and compliance mandates—even as they change. Point B designs and delivers solutions that reduce the cost, time and risk involved in meeting the deluge of new regulations and deadlines. Read More

Acute Care Transitions

In 2014, two-thirds of all hospitals will receive fines for failing to control readmission rates. Meanwhile, with the help of Point B’s Acute Care Transitions approach, our healthcare clients have reduced 30-day readmission rates by over 50 percent, making improvements across the continuum of care.

Latest Insights

Leveraging Lean Principles for Patient Safety

How going lean can reduce risk, improve care   Read More

Successful Healthcare Analytics: Data Liquidity

How do you ensure the best possible clinical and operational decisions throughout your complex organization?   Read More

Using Sustainability to Bend the Cost Curve in Healthcare

The rapidly evolving healthcare landscape requires healthcare systems to focus on becoming more efficient, removing waste, and bending down the cost curve.   Read More

Successful Healthcare Analytics: Where to Begin

Data management basics are vital to population health management and analytics.   Read More

Case Studies

Launching a Clinically Integrated Network

Point B helped a large clinic develop a clinically integrated network (CIN) of independent physician practices.   Read More

Financial Reporting That Answers the Population Health Challenge

Read how Point B helped establish a client's vision for population health accounting and reporting   Read More

Winning in the New Employer Marketplace

Read how Point B helped a large healthcare client reset its ongoing strategy and update its systems and processes for success.   Read More

ICD-10 Conversion

Learn how Point B worked with PeaceHealth to get them ahead of the conversion process.   Read More

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