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Strategic Partnerships

We partner with health care organizations to elevate and sustain patient populations for the future

Your community is unique and that is why we have created strategic partnership levels to meet the needs of your organization. Our goal is to enhance and empower your team to deliver the highest quality of care for the community that you serve. We believe that collaboration is key.

Collaborative Services

Heartland Health Alliance
The Heartland Health Alliance (HHA) is a 52-member hospital network providing service throughout Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. Our network includes rural and urban Midwest hospitals dedicated to enhancing the delivery of rural health care. To learn more about the HHA, please contact Patrick Ganyo at 402-481-8030 or pat.ganyo@bryanhealth.org.

Bryan Health Connect
Bryan Health Connect works closely with physician practices, facilities and hospitals to help you maintain your independence in a changing health care environment. We offer a broad, clinically and financially integrated, high-quality, cost-effective network of providers. To learn more about Bryan Health Connect, please contact Kim Larson at 402-483-8899 or kim.larson@bryanhealth.org.

Bryan Telemedicine
Bryan Telemedicine is the region's premier provider of telemedicine services offering over 40 unique service lines and trusted medical partners to provide on-call ER, inpatient and specialty consultations, as well as specialized medical support services. To learn more about Bryan Telemedicine, please contact Shane Fleming at 402-483-8744 or solutions@bryantelemedicine.com.

Bryan Vizient Group Purchasing Organization
The Bryan/Vizient Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) works with rural and urban hospitals to identify cost savings related to everything you purchase. We will analyze your purchases and compare an aggregate cost with discounts through our GPO that translates to real savings for your hospital. To learn more about Bryan/Vizient Group Purchasing Organization, please contact Adam Stover at 402-481-5691 or adam.stover@bryanhealth.org.

Strategic Partnership Levels

Three partnership levels are available based on your needs:

  • Heartland Health Alliance Member
    • The Heartland Health Alliance (HHA) is a 52-member hospital network providing service throughout Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. Our network includes rural and urban Midwest hospitals dedicated to enhancing the delivery of rural health care.
  • Bryan Affiliation and Management
    • Bryan affiliation and management is a strategic partnership providing a supportive solution for a hospital and their leadership team.
  • Bryan Owned
    • Bryan owned is the most involved level in our offering of strategic partnerships. As part of this level, Bryan Health will fully own and operate your community hospital and brand it as a part of Bryan Health.

Learn more about each partnership level

Heartland Health Alliance Membership

Become a member of the Heartland Health Alliance (HHA) and enjoy:

  • Credentialing - hospital and providers
  • Clinical and business-related roundtables and taskforces
  • Corporate compliance education
  • Diabetes education certification program
  • Educational events featuring the latest topics and changes in health care to keep you informed
  • Interactive video and telehealth programs
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to preferred vendors

Learn more about the Heartland Health Alliance
To visit about membership in the HHA, please contact Patrick Ganyo at pat.ganyo@bryanhealth.org or 402-481-8030.

Bryan Affiliation & Management

Bryan affiliation and management is a strategic partnership providing a supportive solution for a hospital and their leadership team. This level provides:

Strategy and Governance

  • Local governance and decision making
  • Governance education and development
  • Strategic plan driven strategy with outcome measures
  • Strong physician involvement in decision making
  • Atonomy over strategy and operations

Operations

  • Operational Assessment
  • Performance Improvement Approach to Results
  • Culture of excellence – i.e., Studer Group, Lean Aligned Goals, Accountability metrics, leader scorecards
  • Strong talent/team development system
  • Assistance with the review and negotiation of managed care contracts

Talent Acquisition & Management

  • Employ C-suite executives
  • Physician and leadership recruitment
  • Support and professional development of leadership team
  • Access to interim and consulting services, when needed

Marketing

  • Comprehensive perception survey & marketing plan

Bryan Owned

Bryan owned is the most involved level in our offering of strategic partnerships. As part of this level, Bryan Health will fully own and operate your community hospital and brand it as a part of Bryan Health. As part of the Bryan owned level, we provide:

Strategy & Governance

  • Local governance
  • Governance education and development
  • Strategic plan-driven strategy with outcome measures
  • Strong physician governance and involvement in decision making
  • Commitment to advancing the health of the community

Operations

  • Performance Improvement Approach to Results
  • Culture of excellence- i.e., Studer Group, Lean Aligned Goals, Accountability metrics, leader scorecards
  • Strong talent/team development system
  • Assistance with the review and negotiation of managed care contracts
  • Measurement and benchmarking patient satisfaction, medical staff engagement and team member engagement
  • Electronic Health Record – Epic & Lawson IT infrastructure

Talent Acquisition & Management

  • Physician and leadership recruitment
  • Support and professional development of leadership team
  • Bryan rural health employer health & benefit plan

Marketing

  • Inclusion in Bryan brand
  • Comprehensive perception survey & marketing plan

Next Steps

To learn more about strategic partnership, please contact Patrick Ganyo at pat.ganyo@bryanhealth.org or 402-481-8030.

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