physician employment

Current Hospital Employment of Physicians Different from Similar Trend in the 1990s

September 27, 2013
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With all of the talk surrounding the recent trend toward hospital employment of physicians, many industry veterans might recall a similar rush in the 1990s, writes Mark Hagland over at Healthcare Informatics, that eventually imploded. The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions recently issued a report titled, “Issue Brief: Physician-Hospital Employment: This Time It’s Different,” that […]

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What Do Doctors Want from Your Organization? (Part 5 of 5)

April 18, 2013

Wrapping up our series on the issues involved with organizations hiring physicians, based on this March 2013 article by Karen Minich-Pourshadi at HealthLeaders magazine, there are three words, she writes that should be echoed in any interview or discussion with potential physician employees: collaboration, communication, and metrics. Mark Browne, M.D., MMM, CPE, FACPE, senior vice […]

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What Do Doctors Want from Your Organization (Part 4 of 5)

April 17, 2013

We’ve been largely philosophical in our first three installments about what doctors want from healthcare organizations, but simmering under any discussion about employment is the ROI question: What kind of return-on-investment will an organization reap from employing a physician? We referenced this in part during the last installment, when we wrote that much of how […]

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What Do Doctors Want from Your Organization? (Part 1 of 5)

April 11, 2013

With healthcare’s continued paradigm shift evolving in unpredictable ways, a new trend is taking root in the industry, one that will drastically redefine how organizations align themselves in the future. As Karen Minich-Pourshadi explains it in the March 2013 issue of HealthLeaders magazine, “In the years to come, experts may look back on healthcare reform […]

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What Executives Should Expect Financially in 2013

January 7, 2013

A recent article by Karen Minich-Pourshadi, senior editor over at HealthLeaders Media, provides some interesting insights into what healthcare executives can expect for their organization’s financial future as we enter ever-so-cautiously into the murky future of 2013. First, Minich-Pourshadi believes that “healthcare is entering a renaissance.” She readily admits that this is hard to believe, […]

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