MDS specializes in working with hospitals and systems to maximize performance and positioning across a broad array of clinical service lines. Selecting service lines for strategic focus gives the organization a better framework for resource-allocation decisions. Our work includes business planning, service line feasibility analysis, new program development, implementation planning, and service line marketing and sales. MDS has an in-depth experience in a wide variety of service lines including:

  • Cardiac (Surgical and Interventional)
  • Neurosciences
  • Women and Children Services (Breast Cancer, Urogyn, Spa, etc.)
  • Orthopedics
  • Spine
  • Oncology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Vascular
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Imaging Services
  • Other Core Hospital Service Lines

Service line management depends on thoughtful decision making and leadership about which services to grow considering the varying degree of profitability and market opportunity. In support of the service lines we have a propriety tool that helps our clients better identify the viable market through selected filtering and benchmarking. The data can incorporate:

  • Utilization rates & trending
  • Patient in- and out-migration
  • Payer mix analysis
  • Market sizing
  • Bed capacity need analysis
  • Market share by service line/subservice line, payer, ethnic group, and geographic area
  • Competitor profiling/analysis
  • Comparative analysis
    • Admissions
    • ALOS
    • Revenue/Expense per case

Our team of professionals brings expertise to the client to work with the management, clinical and physicians on the growth and development of the service line. Our team can provide onsite implementation and daily oversight of the Service Line as needed.


For more information on Program/Service Line Development and Implementation contact: consulting@vizientinc.com