Creating an Economically Viable Physician Strategy
Employed and closely aligned physicians are part of most organizations’ core strategy, but the economics have proved hard to manage. Organizations need to determine the right number and location of employed physicians, optimize practice operations and staffing, align compensation and performance goals, and improve network integrity.
What You Need
Effective Physician Strategies Require Planning, Diligence, and Flexibility
Conduct financial and organizational reviews of potential acquisitions, negotiate physician compensation structures, and standardize acquisition programs.
Determine a sustainable level of physician compensation, establish a productivity-based plan, and ensure that contract terms allow for appropriate flexibility.
Design and develop plans for organizations to succeed in a value-based delivery model while thriving in the current volume-based model.
Discuss the right path forward for your organization
The ED Is No Longer Your Front Door: The Physician’s Office Is
The long-held notion that the ED is the front door to the hospital remains pervasive. And no wonder. As of just a few years ago, ED visits were responsible for a massive 70% of inpatient admissions. However, the underpinnings of this conventional wisdom have shifted in some very significant ways.