Advanced practice providers (APPs) are a valuable resource to help organizations expand access, better manage patients, and deliver cost-effective care. To maximize ROI, leaders must shift to a centralized strategy for deploying and managing APPs as providers.
Four keys to maximizing advanced practice provider (APP) ROI
To maximize ROI, leaders must shift to a centralized strategy for deploying and managing APPs as providers.
June 13, 2019
Deploy APPs autonomously to advance strategic goals
Codify autonomous APP roles that support organization-wide goals. Move from physician-driven pilots to a centralized deployment strategy that aligns to the metrics that matter most to group success.
- Deployment Models Overview
- Metro Health Patient Education Flyers
- OhioHealth Business Case Template
- APP Practice Impact Calculator
Centralize onboarding and clinical training
Invest in an organization-wide approach to onboarding and training APPs. Onboard physicians and APPs together to set shared expectations for your provider workforce. Develop a centralized clinical training program for APPs to streamline physician workload and ensure more consistent skill development.
- How Advocate Developed a Group-Wide APP Training Program
- How Atrium Health Established a System-Wide APP Training Fellowship
- Core Competency Starter List
- WellSpan Health Onboarding Handbook
Pay the care team performance-based compensation
Shift APP compensation to more closely mirror physician compensation and align the care team around shared incentives such as productivity, quality, and patient experience.
Involve APPs in group governance
Create leadership roles for APPs and give them representation on governing bodies to increase engagement and reduce turnover. Hire a senior APP leader to oversee your entire enterprise.