Daniel J. Marino

Daniel J. Marino
Daniel specializes in shaping strategic initiatives for healthcare organizations and senior healthcare leaders in key areas that include population health management, clinical integration, physician alignment, and health information technology.

Recent Posts:

Delivering Innovative Care Delivery Models in the Surgical Space

Episode Overview:

Innovative care delivery models aren’t limited to only primary care. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra talk to Dr. Zeev N. Kain, MD, MBA. Dr. Kain is a Yale- and Harvard-trained physician, a thought leader, and an innovator. He’s internationally well-known for his seminal work on transforming surgical care through value-based care, which is focused on an improved patient and provider experience, improved clinical care, and lowered healthcare costs. During this episode, Dr. Kain shares why pivoting to innovative care models is crucial to reduced costs and increased positive clinical outcomes.

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How to Leverage Strategic Hospital Partnerships to Maintain Stability

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Adaptability and navigating the unknown are two skills that are dominating healthcare right now. As the healthcare industry tries to find its new normal in the COVID world, many organizations are exploring new business models — and that includes developing new strategic partnerships with payers, hospitals and even provider groups. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, special guest Jim Yanci shares insights about how building successful strategic partnerships can maintain stability in hospitals.

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Optimize Surgical Performance to Improve Post-COVID Financial Woes

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In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, guest Jeff Peters, President and CEO of Surgical Directions, provides insight on the financial impact that COVID-19 has had on perioperative services. He shares with Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra why organizations must focus on building stronger ambulatory programs while pushing for higher patient engagement.

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Building a Hospital’s Financial Recovery Program

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Many organizations around the country are dealing with tremendous financial strain – particularly small to mid-size hospitals. These organizations face even more pressure to manage costs, which have risen sharply as they struggle to shift their operational setup while still providing care for patients. In this podcast episode, Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra introduce Steven Berger, principal at Lumina Health Partners, to discuss how hospitals can create a revenue plan that addresses metrics/key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial opportunities.

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Managing the COVID Surge From an Infectious Disease Perspective

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As we move through the summer months, we’re seeing a potential spike in COVID-19 cases all over the country. In this episode, Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra talk to Dr. Michael Hill, MD, an infectious disease specialist, to understand the concerns hospital leaders must consider as the country enters the fall and winter seasons. Dr. Hill explains lessons learned from COVID from the spring season and how each lesson can help healthcare providers be more prepared to help combat COVID, a potential flu outbreak, and any other medical dilemmas that may operate in tandem.

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How to Assess Revenue Recovery and Patient Care During COVID-19

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As healthcare moves into the latter part of 2020, many hospitals find themselves in a difficult financial position. Revenues are still down, however, volumes have increased (but are still below pre-COVID levels), and physicians are concerned with delivering care in a COVID-19 environment. The panel will discuss three important subtopics: revenue capture initiatives, use of data and analytics to evaluate the impact of COVID-19, and physician engagement and satisfaction.

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Revenue Recovery and Cost-Management Strategies for Healthcare Leaders

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COVID-19 has left healthcare leaders scrambling to adjust to a new normal. As organizations navigate the post-pandemic landscape, leaders are looking for ways to drive margin enhancement while safely ramping up service delivery.

In this two-part series, Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee Chopra first talk with colleague Kathy Najarian to learn her top strategies for working with payers to claim the revenue lost from decreased volume during the pandemic. Next, Rick Howard shares his insights on reducing cost by managing variable costs and doing more with what leaders already have.

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Physician Leadership and Satisfaction During and Post-COVID-19

Episode Overview:

In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights by Lumina Health Partners, hosts Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra provide commentary on Dr. George Mayzell and Doug McKinley’s webinar about physician burnout and dissatisfaction. The episode dives into pre-COVID issues, post-COVID realities, and how to create a culture of wellness.

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How Physicians Can Embrace the “New Normal”

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As physicians prepare to re-emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown, they’re facing the challenge of adapting their practice to new realities. Hosts Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra speak with Doug McKinley to discuss how physicians can change their mindset around the “old normal” and pivot to align with the new normal that includes new telehealth environments, new rulings, new financial realities, and new healthcare systems.

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Quality Measures and Dashboards: A Pneumococcal Vaccine Case Study

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While pneumonia can be prevented, not every patient older than 65 or diagnosed with chronic diseases receives the pneumococcal vaccine (PV). Some practices aren’t even aware of their current vaccination rates or what rates they should be targeting. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra talk with Vince Keenan, the chief executive officer of Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, about how a quality improvement project that Lumina Health Partners assisted with. The project focused on increasing PV rates, which gives us insight on how to address other public health issues clinicians face.

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