Successes

In the rapidly changing world of healthcare, you need more than “outside counsel.” You need an ally with a plan. Our seasoned experts provide a tailored approach to address any issue, strategy or goal as an extension of your team. We address immediate need, a series of critical events or act as an ongoing collaborator. We are your thought partner and tactical resource for managing reputations, designing new departments, engaging patients and communicating change in the new normal of healthcare.

  • “Jarrard is invested in our success. They work with us as one of our team.”– MedStar Health

  • “Their guidance helps anticipate what is ahead – head and shoulders above the rest.”– AMITA Health

Success Stories

Success Story: Big-Town Medicine Meets Small-Town America

THE CHALLENGE The leaders of a small regional health system made a strategic decision that they needed a partner if they were to deal successfully with increasing capital needs, reimbursement cuts and changing patient volumes. They identified an out-of-town investor-owned health care group that offered the needed combination...

Success Story: It’s Personal — Winning Over a Community

THE CHALLENGE An investor-owned hospital company was the lead contender to buy a religiously affiliated, not-for-profit healthcare system steeped in an 80-plus-year history with hospitals across five counties. This purchase would mark the company’s largest, most diverse acquisition to date. It represented both a great opportunity and a...

Fault in Your Stars? Be on the Right Side of the Debate

The ante for healthcare transparency officially went up today as CMS unveiled its new five-star quality rating system. For some health systems, this provides a welcome endorsement of all the hard work underway to provide and measure quality care. For others, however, these rankings present a communications and reputation challenge. Three...

Success Story: Tuning into Employees so They Don’t Tune Out

THE CHALLENGE A healthcare system in the Northeast was undergoing a transformation. It had embarked upon a series of changes to improve quality of care throughout the region and to meet new demands in the market. But their employees were apprehensive. Despite commitment to the organization, employee satisfaction...