78_Rethinking Healthcare Economics: The Power of Advanced Practice Providers with Matthew Bates
Hosted by Quint Studer with special guest Matthew Bates
On this week’s episode of The Healthcare Plus Podcast, host Quint Studer is joined by special guest Matthew Bates. Matthew Bates is a Managing Director with Kaufman Hall and leads their physician enterprise service line. His expertise includes envisioning and executing transformations in healthcare around the physician enterprise, ambulatory healthcare delivery, healthcare economics and data & analytics.
Quint and Matthew discuss the financial pressures facing healthcare industry leaders today and discuss strategic solutions to create alignment and improve margins. To be successful in the current environment, Matthew Bates says leaders must focus on three key things:
- Evolving physician alignment, relationships, and engagement
- Adjusting care delivery models to maximize the impact of advanced practice providers
- Rethinking the front door to the health system and how to engage patients outside of the emergency department
Listen to the full episode for further insights on how Matthew and his team at Kaufman Hall are guiding healthcare leaders to success today.
About Matthew Bates
Matthew Bates is a Managing Director with Kaufman Hall and leads their physician enterprise service line. Matthew has 30+ years of healthcare experience working with physicians and C-suite leaders in the US and beyond. His expertise includes envisioning and executing transformations in healthcare around the physician enterprise, ambulatory healthcare delivery, healthcare economics and data & analytics.
Matthew is a frequent author and speaker on the topics of the US healthcare economy, the future of healthcare and the evolving physician enterprise. He is the lead author of Kaufman Hall’s Physician Flash Report and numerous other thought leadership pieces. He is also the co-author of the book, Leading Medical Group Transformation.
Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, Mr. Bates was a Managing Director at Deloitte in their Strategy and Operations practice and launched their Healthcare AI & Data Strategy offerings. Before that, he was a Managing Director at Huron Consulting and a Senior Leader with Studer Group.
Mr. Bates holds a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Denver and a Bachelor’s in Health Care Management from the Metropolitan State University of Denver. He also serves on the curriculum committee for the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
Matthew is married to his primary care provider with whom he is raising twins in Montana. His son is into freestyle skiing and his daughter is a rodeo barrel racer. And when Matthew finds a quiet moment to slip away, you will find him standing in a cold mountain stream fly fishing.