With an aging population, the United States health care delivery system is struggling to handle an onslaught of chronic disease burden. The current process of regulatory oversight and pay-for-performance reimbursement is a reality in today's health care delivery system. To maintain profitability, facilities must be willing to implement new strategies that marry operational redesign, quality care, and cost-effective treatment. As payers increasingly favor outpatient strategies for patient management, inpatient facilities must develop effective strategies to shift inpatient care into ambulatory settings. This article presents a model, based on acute heart failure, that offers a solution that is fixed on process improvement techniques that levy positive economic impact.