Co-Management Facilitation Programs

“Where Expertise and Outcomes are Rewarded.”

Co-management agreements represent a strategic alliance between hospitals and physicians aimed at enhancing care quality, improving patient outcomes, and reducing costs. LiquidSMARTS excels in crafting these agreements to foster a unified approach to healthcare delivery.


Collaborative Quality Care

By aligning hospitals and physicians towards shared goals, co-management agreements encourage a proactive, quality-first approach to patient care. LiquidSMARTS facilitates these partnerships, focusing on operational efficiency and seamless care coordination, ensuring that patient care is both effective and patient-centered.

Incentivizing Quality Over Quantity

A key aspect of these agreements is aligning compensation with quality metrics. LiquidSMARTS designs compensation models that reward healthcare providers for high-quality care, promoting continuous improvement in patient satisfaction and care standards.

Expertise in Implementation

LiquidSMARTS brings deep expertise in establishing co-management agreements that meet the unique needs of healthcare organizations. Our approach ensures both parties are committed to the shared goal of delivering superior patient care with clear incentives and measurable outcomes.

Value-Based Care

The healthcare sector is undergoing a significant transformation towards value-based care, emphasizing quality and patient outcomes over volume. LiquidSMARTS is at the forefront of facilitating this shift, offering specialized consulting services to help healthcare organizations adapt and thrive.

Strategic Development and Process Optimization

Our approach focuses on developing tailored strategies that align with the unique goals of each organization, ensuring a seamless transition to value-based care models. We also prioritize the streamlining of operational processes to enhance efficiency and patient care.

Data and Technology Integration

In the era of digital healthcare, integrating data analytics and technology is crucial for informed decision-making and personalized care. LiquidSMARTS assists organizations in leveraging these tools to meet the demands of value-based care, driving improvements in patient outcomes.

The LiquidSMARTS Difference

With over 40 years’ experience and a deep understanding of the healthcare industry’s challenges, LiquidSMARTS offers a partnership rooted in expertise and a commitment to excellence. Our services are designed to empower organizations to not only navigate the shift to value-based care but to lead it.

LiquidSMARTS provides a strategic pathway for healthcare organizations to excel in value-based care through strategic planning, process optimization, and the smart integration of technology. As the landscape of value-based healthcare continues to evolve, we are dedicated to supporting our clients in achieving their goals and setting new standards in patient care in their dedicated markets.

Elevating Healthcare Leadership:
The ESCALATE Program

The ESCALATE Leadership Development Initiative is tailored to meet the unique challenges leaders within the healthcare sector face every day. This initiative is designed to equip aspiring medical professionals with the critical skills required to excel in leadership roles, enhance patient care outcomes, and cultivate a positive workplace culture. By focusing on practical skills and strategic thinking, ESCALATE prepares participants to adeptly manage the complexities of contemporary healthcare.

Key Elements of the ESCALATE Initiative









Effective Communication

Sharpens communication skills to foster better understanding, efficiency, and teamwork across healthcare settings.

Strategic Thinking

Enables leaders to devise and execute forward-looking strategies that meet the dynamic needs of the healthcare landscape.


Promotes a culture of teamwork and shared objectives among medical professionals to elevate patient care.


Prepares leaders to effectively manage change and uncertainty, ensuring organizational resilience.


Develops core leadership qualities that inspire confidence, integrity, and excellence in healthcare delivery.


Stresses the significance of upholding high standards of care and ethical practices through personal and professional responsibility.

Time Management

Offers strategies to efficiently balance clinical and administrative duties.

Emotional Intelligence

Enhances the ability to understand and manage emotions, improving interactions with patients and colleagues alike.

The LiquidSMARTS Difference

The ESCALATE Leadership Development Initiative stands out by leveraging LiquidSMARTS’ deep expertise in healthcare consulting to bridge the leadership skills gap in the medical field. This initiative is specifically designed for healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, administrators, and medical sales representatives, empowering them to lead effectively and confidently.

The ESCALATE Initiative embodies a holistic approach to leadership development within the healthcare sector, blending practical skill enhancement with strategic insights to cultivate leadership capabilities. LiquidSMARTS dedicates itself to supporting the growth of future healthcare leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to address the sector’s challenges and contribute to significant organizational advancements.

Hear It From Our Clients

“I found the LiquidSMARTS training to be the most meaningful professional training in my tenure as a Sales Leader.

Their dynamic approach enabled me to identify and overcome self-imposed barriers that had held me back from being an even better Leader, Mentor, and Coach.

I highly recommend this Training for Sales Leaders!”

Wendy Barber
Director, Federal Accounts
Thermo Fisher Scientific

“Gunter is an absolute pro at what he does and how he delivers knowledge. Smart, humorous, and engaging, he was able to provide enormous value to my listeners while simultaneously being 100% authentic and highly entertaining. Having him on the Health Innovators Show was a delight for everyone involved! If he builds relationships and value with his customers half as effectively as he did with my team during our interview, nothing will stop his company from soaring into the stratosphere. I predict we’ll be seeing a whole lot more of Gunter and LiquidSMARTS in the years to come!”

Dr. Roxie Mooney
Healthcare Commercialization Strategist

“ANAE is proud to partner with LiquidSMARTS on many content projects. Time and again LiquidSMARTS proves to have a great depth of Industry expertise, from the ground up, in commercial roles. Equally impressive is their ability to provide fresh and relevant content – framing proven best practices within the current context in today’s hectic and dynamic world. LiquidSMARTS seems to have an unending ability to infuse all their projects with elements of psychology toward the craft of influence ensuring success for our joint client’s time and again. Last but not least, they are also really fun to work with; very engaging, sharp, down to earth and relatable!”

John I. Pritchard
President & CEO
Share Moving Media

“This is the most impactful training I or my group has had in 5 years. The training was tailored to our gaps and needs. One thing that stuck out to me was the story about the budget bowl and the lab manager. Gunter is a great sounding board.”

Mike Kreitzinger
Sr. Director, AMR Clinical Strategy And Partnerships

“In a short period of time, LiquidSMARTS has helped the marketing team at Grifols prioritize the customer, their pain points, and the value of our solutions over product features and benefits. We have been energized by fresh ideas, new tools, and a shift in mindset to further our customer-centric culture.”

Stuart Eberstein
Head Of Customer Marketing

“LiquidSMARTS and Dr. Wessels are my go-to partners for healthcare, higher education and customer engagement strategies. The team is great to work with, supports our mission and contributes to the development of our sales organization.”

Anna Voldman
Head Of Marketing Communications, Smart Infrastructure RSS And BP, Region Americas

“Gunter was able to quickly determine the value of our offering and to provide the strategy and sales tools necessary to realize our value. He approached all aspects of his work with scientific rigor and linked theory to practice with field-based sales collaboration.”

Ian Hill
Business Development Manager
Noscendo GMBH

“I’ve had training from Gunter for over 20 years at GE, Toshiba, Siemens, etc., and always found the material engaging and worthy of honing my craft.”

Bob Thayer
Seasoned Diagnostic Imaging Veteran, Owner
BT Imaging Solutions, LLC


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