Provider Network Development

Provider alignment for network success

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BDC Advisors has 25 years of experience working with leading-edge clients to develop innovative provider alignment approaches based on overall strategic objectives. Whether these strategies lead a health system, hospital, or physician organization to optimize medical group performance, build a robust provider network, create a clinically integrated network (CIN), acquire one or many practices, or form an innovative physician / hospital arrangement or collaborative, we have the expertise and in-depth industry knowledge to help you realize your vision.

BDC Advisors pioneered the concept of “pay-for-performance” networks in the mid-1990s, built the first CIN (then known as Partners Community Healthcare, Inc. or “PCHI”, now named Partners Community Physician Organization), and has developed CINs for 25-30 health systems across the country.

Clinical informatics is an important way of aligning hospitals and physicians, and our CIN development efforts all involve important IT infrastructure decisions. We also have deep knowledge of the rapidly changing market for patient registries, point-of-care systems, health information exchanges, and clinical and claims databases.

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BDC Advisors optimizes medical group performance by building a robust provider network and creating clinically integrated provider systems.

Meet Our Practice Leaders

David Fairchild, MD, MPH

David Fairchild, MD, MPH
Director

David Fairchild, M.D. is a Director at BDC Advisors with particular expertise in physician organization and engagement, clinical quality improvement, and shared-risk contracting in academic health systems. He has extensive experience in the development of Accountable Care Organizations, Clinically Integrated Networks, and Population Health Management strategies.

Craig Ahren, FACHE

Craig Ahrens, FACHE
Director

Craig Allan Ahrens is a Director who leads BDC’s physician enterprise, patient access transformation, and ambulatory care optimization practice. Craig has 20 years of senior management consulting experience advising academic medical center and healthcare systems’ senior physician and executive leadership concerning their physician platform strategy, alignment, access, and operational/financial improvement.

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