Southern U.S.

Space Planning & Best Practices for Cancer Facility Planning


SOUTHERN REGION: Health system leadership engaged ECG as a space planning team member to provide  best practices in cancer center facility design. ECG consulting services included: • ECG staff were imbedded in the client planning and architectural teams with the designated role of providing best practices in cancer center development. • The De Novo cancer center includes inpatient beds, an adult and pediatric peripheral blood stem cell program, pediatric oncology, a radiation therapy department with academic offices for physicians and physicists and a therapy school, multidisciplinary clinics, a pharmacy supporting inpatients and ambulatory patients, a Phase I research unit, [...]

Affiliation Expansion & Satellite Cancer Center Feasibility


SOUTHERN REGION: ECG consultants supported expanded affiliation discussions between an NCI Designated Cancer Center in the Northeast and a community hospital in the Southern United States. ECG consulting services included: • Consulting staff conducted interviews at both Medical Centers, informing key areas of interest in an expanded oncology affiliation relationship. • ECG provided a detailed market analysis to inform expanded affiliation discussions. • The firm provided oncology affiliation clinical and business models to a joint steering committee and facilitated discussions between the parties. • The respective parties selected key areas of interest from these models supporting an expanded affiliation. [...]

Strategic Planning & Alignment Engagement


SOUTHERN REGION: A 400 hundred bed hospital with a sophisticated, well-positioned cancer program was strategically focused on the opening of a new cancer center by another hospital in the same community.  ECG consultants collaborated with hospital leadership on three projects spanning a ten year period. ECG consulting services included: • Oncology strategic plan development incorporating market and competitive benchmarks, interview findings, and recommendations from strategic planning working groups. • Comprehensive financial analyses reflecting varying joint venture options between the hospital and a large group practice for collaborative development of medical oncology and radiation oncology services under multiple organizational structures. [...]

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