Business Planning

Helping make sense of the dollars & cents

Healthcare is a calling – but also a business. When resources are limited and needs are great, it takes deep market insight and financial savvy to sustain your mission for the long term. That's where Ascendient's healthcare business planning services can make all the difference.

Ascendient not only put together a smart plan for reconfiguring clinical services across multiple campuses, but they also helped build physician & executive alignment to drive major clinical and operational change.

Anne Macner

Chief Administrative Officer, Cone Health

Business Brains with a Mission Mindset

The business of healthcare will look significantly different in five years – and fundamentally different in ten. Fee-for-service is on the decline. A shift to population health is inevitable, and the best healthcare business plans will focus on serving the needs of your market today while positioning you for the financial realities of tomorrow.

With deep expertise in utilization/demand forecasting, pro forma financial estimates, regulatory requirements, and physician integration considerations, Ascendient is distinctively positioned as a valuable resource for all your healthcare business planning needs.

As an independent, outside party, we have no predetermined agenda to “make it work.” We study the numbers, listen to our clients, and consider all the options before we present our recommendations.

Whether your need is facility-specific (new campus development, imaging centers, freestanding emergency departments) or service-specific (cardiology, behavioral health, hospice) we can help you develop a healthcare business plan that will put you on the path to success.

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