Case Studies | Project Examples
Descriptions of the work we have done with clients
[Case Study] Porter Medical Center / University of Vermont Health Network | Strategic Planning and Performance Improvement
Stroudwater served as an objective party in discussions regarding affiliation versus continued independence.
Dallas County Hospital engaged Stroudwater to perform a limited Strategic, Financial and Operational Assessment
Stroudwater's Facility Planning team was engaged to explore how best to utilize the shell space within an overall site development strategy at this 250-bed community hospital in the Pacific Northwest.
Stroudwater facilitated five rural Maine hospitals in developing a network to share resources, create economies of scale, and ensure sustainable healthcare access to their communities.
This small New England hospital went bankrupt before being acquired by a regional health system nearby. Stroudwater explored integrating outpatient and prevention/wellness strategies into the region's overall population health goals.
Our client, a care delivery system offering home health, hospice, assisted living, and rehabilitation services, sought to incorporate nurse practitioners into their PAC/LTC facilities, increasing presence of providers to treat their residents
In order to best-position Polk Medical Center for success while continuing to serve its community, Stroudwater's Affiliations team helped them to find a partner and a deal that met the needs of all stakeholders.
Stroudwater's Affiliations team engaged with Wilson Medical Center to craft an agreement that would preserve WMC's core services and maintain its charity care policies. Two years later, WMC is thriving.
Stroudwater's Rural team, led by Director Eric Shell, helps rural hospitals continue to deliver much-needed care to their communities. Lewis County is one such hospital.
Understanding the regulatory environment of medical practices has been a focus of Stroudwater Principal Mike Fleischman's career. Over the past 15 years, Mike has used his expertise to support United Hospital Center in their ongoing compliance efforts.
A Midwestern hospital completed a master facility plan and identified $80 million in needed investment, while the debt capacity was pegged at $50 million. Stroudwater's Facility Planning experts helped to negotiate this challenge to a successful resolution.
A northeastern community hospital engaged Stroudwater's Strategic Planning experts to develop a strategy for "scaling up" in order to more effectively compete with multi-billion-dollar competitive systems.
Over the past 24 months, Stroudwater has assisted 34 hospitals by performing comprehensive Chargemaster and Revenue Cycle reviews. These reviews capture unearned revenue, lower costs, mitigate compliance concerns, increase productivity, and maintain accountability.
The board of a strong community hospital in the Southwest concluded that it needed a partner to help the enterprise reach a higher level of performance. Stroudwater's Affiliations team helped the hospital to reach its goals.
A successful hospital system in the Pacific Northwest engaged Stroudwater to help them develop and implement a complete population-health business strategy for their Medicare, Medicaid, privately insured, and self-funded employee health plan markets.
Stroudwater was engaged by this Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in South Central Colorado to complete a market and financial assessment. With Stroudwater's support, Rio Grande became the first CAH to access capital under the HUD 242 program.
Situation: Client interested in acquiring a free-standing physician practice requested a financial impact analysis comparing and contrasting conversion of the practice to PBRHC status.