Chief Financial Officers of health systems are increasingly coming to understand that alignment with physicians will help their bottom line. But in a recent survey, only 20% of them said they were "very prepared" for new collaborations. Clinical integration among physicians, and between physicians and others, will be the key to success in the near and far term. Understanding the role of the CFO in clinical integration will be fundamental. In "Clinical Integration and The Chief Financial Officer" Alice sets forth five specific tactics the CFO can deploy so as to meaningfully contribute to and support efforts to clinically integrate physicians affiliated with their institutions.