Over the past few years, most hospital and health system physician networks have been in an accelerated growth mode - some in an all-out buying spree, taking all comers. These networks are finding
Physician Network Failure: 5 Reasons Why and How to Fix Them
There are five core reasons that physician network failure occurs based on HSG's experience and close work in this healthcare space. The five reasons are: REASON 1: Lack of a group culture and
Halifax Health and HSG Enter Network Management Outsourcing Agreement
Halifax Health has entered into a network management outsourcing agreement with HSG to provide overall management and advisory services for the Daytona Beach-based, community healthcare system’s
Webinar: Employed Physician Network Turnaround: The First 100 Days
Hospital systems faced with mounting operating losses in their employed physician networks often struggle with how to turn things around. During this 60-minute webinar, HSG discusses: How to craft
How Many Primary Care Physicians Do You Really Need?
Executing a primary care strategy that provides the right number of primary care providers is critical to the success of your employed provider network. Traditional physician manpower planning models
Is Your Infrastructure Contributing to Your Physician Network Losses?
Many hospitals and health systems started employing physicians under the premise that if they could run a successful hospital, how hard could it be to run a few practices? What most didn’t anticipate,
Has Your Physician Network Outgrown Your Leadership?
As private practitioners, physicians have a firm grasp on practice operations. However, once employed, many physicians abdicate this responsibility and expect the network management team to do it
What Your Doctors Need to Know About: The Impact of Reform on Hospitals’ Bottom Lines
Across the nation, hospital financial performance is weak on average. Rating agencies, such as Moody’s, are citing lower returns and posting a negative outlook for the industry. Why Financial
Case Study: Performing a Practice Assessment
Background Over a three-week period, HSG performed a complete audit of an employed physician network consisting of over 120 providers, 90 of whom were physicians. It was operating at an annual loss