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:

Healthcare Today: Required Skills for Physician Leaders

Episode Overview:

Every day, physicians take on new leadership roles, which presents both opportunities and challenges – especially in the area of business acumen. As industry leaders, we are faced with the question, “How do we help physicians become better leaders?”

In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino speaks with Debra Levinthal, Executive Director of IPMA (Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association) about how she has supported physician leaders throughout her career and in her current role. Debra shares tips for physician leaders to be more effective through training, development and coaching.

This is the first episode in a two-part series supporting the Virtual CME Conference sponsored by IPMA Ascent and Lumina Leadership Institute, taking place October 14, 2021.

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A Physician and Finance Leader Talk: How to Collaborate to Reduce Costs and Manage Outcomes

Episode Overview:

As health care becomes more competitive, hospitals and health systems are striving to become efficient and cost-effective. Now more than ever, health care organizations are looking for ways to boost revenue to cover higher health care costs and enable themselves to afford innovative, advancing technologies. To accomplish this, hospital executives must manage perspectives from physicians and financial leaders to ensure all points of view are considered during the decision-making process. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino speaks with Dr. George Mayzell and Steven Berger to discuss how organizations can positively engage physicians and CFOs to create a win-win across all departments.

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How to Create Efficiencies with Surgical Service Lines

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Surgeries have been shown to be one of the most profitable service lines, however, this might not hold true in today’s health care environment, where value-based payment is becoming the norm. As hospitals face numerous challenges — including reduced cash flow and increased competition — efficient surgical service lines are imperative for them to remain financially healthy. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino and Jeff Peters discuss how to create efficiencies to help organizations win with surgical service lines.

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Opportunities and Challenges of Independent Providers

Episode Overview:

In today’s environment, independent physicians and solo practice providers are becoming a thing of the past. However, physicians who have a business-minded focus are looking at different opportunities to grow their practice while remaining independent. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights with host and Managing Partner of Lumina Health Partners, Daniel J. Marino, internal medicine physician Dr. Asad Zaman discusses developing his practice, being true to his vision, and growing opportunities that help his practice remain independent.

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A Look at Physician Contracts and Compensation

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Independent physicians are at a crossroads: With all the changes and pressures that have been leveled at them over the past year, how can they sustain their practices and retain their independence moving forward?

In this episode, Daniel J. Marino talks with Ericka Adler, a regulatory and transactional attorney who works with thousands of independent physicians and physician practices.

Together, they discuss the multitude of options for physicians to explore, each providing varying levels of financial stability and practice independence.

To implement the ideal arrangement, physicians must take a clear-eyed view of their goals and individual circumstances and open their thinking to new contract and compensation models and even to realigning the structure of their practice.

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How to Build Strong Physician Leadership

Episode Overview:

Physician leadership is becoming more important as we start to see organizations transitioning into stronger clinical service models. Hospitals and health systems are developing “centers of excellence,” and physicians are emerging as leaders.

Today, physicians are asked to assume leadership roles, but many have not received training for the executive and administrative leadership skills that are required for them — and the organization — to be successful.

In response to what physician leaders around the country are saying, Lumina Health Partners developed the physician-based Lumina Leadership Institute to help provide leadership development.

In this episode, Daniel J. Marino talks to Lucy Zielinski, co-founder of the Lumina Leadership Institute (LLI), as they discuss the future of physician leadership. They also share the insights from a recent webinar titled “2021 Physician Leadership: Key Ingredients to Strategic Success,” presented by their colleague, Doug McKinley, Managing Principal and LLI Director, CAPA Pro Member as well as Authorized 5B and Everything DiSC Facilitator.

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Redefining Patient Care Through Consumerism

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In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino sits down with Todd Nelson, Chief Partnership Executive at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), to discuss how providers continue to redefine care through the consumerism model. The current climate has prompted consumers of all ages to expect a 24/7 health care experience that’s digital and convenient. The pandemic has required health care systems to pivot, accelerating the advancement of telehealth and leaving providers with the question of how to build contactless relationships with patients and still be able to meet them where they are.

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How to Cultivate High-Performing Healthcare Leaders

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Today’s healthcare leaders are challenged with helping to guide and plot the right course to improve financial performance and drive clinical activities to meet consumers expectations and create competence with patients. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, host Daniel J. Marino welcome back Dr. Doug McKinley, a clinical psychologist who specializes in the leadership development of physician executives across the country. Dr. McKinley shares a case for the importance of leadership and how organizations can access leadership development through the Lumina Leadership Institute.

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3 Policy Shifts That Will Impact Value-Based Care

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It’s no secret that healthcare is changing rapidly – and policy can play a big role in that change. With a new administration comes new rules, so healthcare providers must dig in to understand the implications across the board. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Mollie Gelburd, JD, Associate Director of Government Affairs at MGMA, joins Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee Juneja to discuss anticipated policy changes in healthcare.

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How to Position Clinically Integrated Networks for Value-Based Care

Episode Overview:

Clinically integrated networks (CINs) help organizations align with providers. They position health systems, hospitals, employed physicians, and independent physicians to succeed under value-based care as the healthcare industry moves into more contracting opportunities. CINs also provide a vehicle to manage costs and create efficiencies, while allowing the network to track quality. In this episode of Value-Based Care Insights, Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee Juneja speak with Dr. Troy Tyner and Aaron Valerio to discuss how a large Midwest CIN created capabilities to support their employed and independent providers.

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