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  • Pinnacle Team Member Highlight – Alianna Williams, Valuation Analyst

    Posted On: August 12, 2013

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    Alianna Williams
    Valuation Analyst
    Alianna joined Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting in 2013. As an analyst, she supports Pinnacle’s health care physician compensation division. Alianna’s work contributes to fair market value analysis of professional service arrangements. She additionally provides market research, analysis of health care data, and detailed financial modeling. Her past work experience includes an internship at Morgan Stanley.  Alianna graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a double major in integrative physiology and economics with an emphasis in business. With a detail-oriented mind set and hard work, she ...

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  • Visit Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting at HCCA’s Annual Compliance Institute!

    Posted On: April 19, 2013

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    HCCA Annual - Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting 2013

    About Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting

    Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting provides a range of strategic, financial and operational services to improve clinical and business performance for hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other healthcare organizations. Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is a nationally recognized leader in business valuation, physician compensation, medical staff planning, performance improvement and compliance support. Other divisions of Pinnacle provide physician practice management, medical bill/coding, and technology/integration support services. Pinnacle’s ...

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  • In Case You Missed It: Valuation Considerations for Urgent Care Centers

    Posted On: December 14, 2012

    VALUATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR URGENT CARE CENTERSSummary.  Patient demand forurgent care centers is increasing and as a result transaction volume is also increasing.  Often with physician ownership, the fair market value of the subject center is required to determine a transaction price.  This article examines the market and demand for urgent care center services and reviews the methods to determine the fair market value of a healthcare business.

    UCC Overview.  Urgent care centers (UCCs) have operated in the U.S. for over 30 years.  There are an estimated 8,700 UCC facilities ...

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  • Season’s Greetings from Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting

    Posted On: December 13, 2012

    Pinnacle 2012 Seasons Greetings

    Season’s Greetings! From all of us at Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting. At this holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. We would like to personally thank you for your continued support and best wishes in the new year!

    In lieu of gifts, charitable donations will be made to: Hands and Voices, Make a Wish Foundation and Cancer League of Colorado.

    About Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting

    Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting provides a range of strategic, financial and operational services to ...

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  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting wishes you a relaxing Thanksgiving with friends and family!

    Posted On: November 21, 2012
    Though a single day is set aside, the thankfulness is year-round. The Pinnacle Team is grateful for your friendship and business. Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting wishes you a relaxing Thanksgiving with friends and family!
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  • Join Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting Tomorrow at CHSM’s ‘Back to the Future’ Series – Healthcare Co-Ops: Then and Now

    Posted On: September 13, 2012

    CHSM ‘Back to the Future’ Series
    Healthcare Co-Ops: Then and Now, 9-14-12
    What will it take to succeed in the era of reform? What can we learn from the past?

    The new Colorado Health Insurance Co-Op recently received $69 million in federal funding to establish what’s being called a new kind of health plan—by the people and for the people.  The Co-Op promises sharply competitive pricing and benefits, an obsession with customer service, a commitment to underserved rural areas, policyholder ownership and board seats for consumers.

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  • Join Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting at CHSM’s – Healthcare Innovation: Lessons from the Trenches

    Posted On: June 4, 2012
    Faced with a rapidly changing healthcare market, Dr. Vasu Rangadass founded Net.Orange in 2006 to create a virtually integrated care delivery platform that would transform the business of healthcare amid the challenges of mandated industry reform. Coordination of patient care and integration of services across multidisciplinary teams enables hospitals, physician practices, community providers, employers and support teams to effectively manage patients and information. Learn about the journey that took this timely new idea from concept to adoption by an industry that is mindful of compliance, must meet the needs of multiple stakeholders and can be resistant to change. This promises to be a fascinating event!
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  • Drew Hoffman of Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is now a CHFP!

    Posted On: May 16, 2012
    The Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting Team would like to congratulate Drew Hoffman, Senior Analyst, for successfully completing the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Certified Financial Professional (CHFP) Exam. The CHFP certification is designed for mid-level healthcare professionals with a minimum of three to five years of management experience in U.S. healthcare provider operations. CHFP certification demonstrates qualifications to senior management, co-workers, and the industry—highlighting commitment to the profession and to maintaining up-to-date skills and knowledge.
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  • Pinnacle’s Pick: Becker’s Hospital Review – 200 Statistics on Physician Compensation

    Posted On: May 11, 2012
    The Physician Fair Market Value (FMV) Program dramatically reduces the complexity of determining fair market value for physician compensation. It builds internal capacity and gives hospitals more control over the process by providing proprietary tools and powerful information to help make defensible decisions about physician relationships. Over 200 hospitals and healthcare organizations have found that the Physician Fair Market Value (FMV) Program empowers users to make smart and supportable decisions with regard to physician compensation and fair market value matters. The Physician Fair Market Value (FMV) Program’s key benefits include: Hospitals using the Physician Fair Market Value (FMV) Program immediately possess greater knowledge on which to base physician contracting decisions, the reliability of a proven physician fair market value analytical methodology and improved capacity to manage / document compensation and other contractual terms. Furthermore, Physician Fair Market Value (FMV) Program support includes: training, ongoing coaching, technical support and focused consulting (if necessary).
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  • HCCA is Excited for the Upcoming Compliance Institute and so is Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting!

    Posted On: April 27, 2012
    HCCA is excited for the upcoming Compliance Institute and so is Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting and the Physician FMV Team! Come visit us at booth 511 to learn more about our services and enter to win either a free Physician FMV License or the award winning Nook Color!
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