The only solution that focuses on the provider practice and physician organization to help build a patient focused, data-driven organization

Academic and community physician and provider organizations face a unique set of challenges as they balance patient care with rising costs, restrictions on government funding and new payment models. A comprehensive solution that helps transform margins, innovate financial performance and maximize efficiency is the key to success.

More than a database, the CPSC, developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and Vizient®, is a full-service solution that fosters continuous collaboration, and drives innovation in strategy design, operational efficiency and revenue enhancement.

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Key benefits:

  • Enhances management of clinical practice and revenue cycle performance
  • Provides productivity data for insights into department, specialty and provider performance
  • Academic and community benchmarking at the department, specialty, provider level and key analytic methodologies
  • Drives innovation in the design and implementation of strategies, tactics and management tools
  • Annual Medicare fee schedule impact analysis to quantify potential impact on bottom line
  • Analyze patient access trends and provider efficiency

Data Snapshot: Ambulatory Access Measures

The AAMC and Vizient Data Snapshot Ambulatory Access Measures: New Patient Median Lag Time provides an overview of the variation across CPSC member organizations measured by the time between appointment scheduled date and completed appointment date. This snapshot can be leveraged by organizations when evaluating their own data to understand the supply and demand interventions to improve new patient access. More information on improvement strategies can be found in: A Patient-Centered Approach to Optimizing Ambulatory Access: Insights From Leaders in Academic Medicine.

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A patient-centered approach to optimizing ambulatory access

Improving access to care is a strategic priority for most academic health systems and a challenge for nearly all. To address that challenge, the AAMC and Vizient sought insights from ambulatory care leaders, physicians, and staff in academic medical centers whose organizations’ access performance has been exemplary.

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Drive clinical and financial performance and improve practice plan health

Watch how CPSC is helping organizations like yours compete and face challenges to improve clinical operations, enhance quality and safety, and optimize revenue.



Innovate performance improvement

The Clinical Practice Solution Center (CPSC), developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and Vizient®, provides AMC faculty practice plans with powerful analytics tools, peer collaboration and advisory services.  

The CPSC has been trusted by AMCs for nearly two decades. We offer solutions in three key areas:

Clinical performance

Our specialty-specific comparative benchmarking data for more than 140,000 physicians delivers invaluable insights to maximize clinical performance. Members can measure and manage clinical activity, monitor coding compliance, maximize charge capture, and track visit mix and optimize practice yield.

Revenue cycle performance

Manage clinical practice and revenue cycle performance with tools and analytics capabilities for an enhanced view of denials, collections, undercharges and revenue opportunities.

Collaborative intelligence

Peer networking and best practice sharing with more than 90 faculty practice organizations provides real-time information and relevant collaborative support. Many of these organizations participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ physician quality programs — presenting prime opportunities for collaborative information sharing to improve performance.

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