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
Two Paths to Greater Practice Revenue and Productivity
Searching for ways to increase practice revenues and productivity? The 2017 MGMA DataDive Cost and Revenue Survey provides some helpful insight. The Survey indicated that practices with higher
Zero In on Practice Losses with Two-Phase Assessments
This article describes using a two-phase approach to conducting physician practice assessments and determining the cause of practice losses. If you want to improve your physician network’s
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
Aligned Compensation: Excerpts from “67 Tips for Developing a High-Performing Physician Network”
Physician compensation is the largest cost in the practice. It must be used to align physician behavior with the actions needed to make the system successful. Controlling that evolution over time is
Webinar: Accurately Measuring Provider Productivity
Most hospitals and healthcare systems traditionally measure employed provider productivity by comparing physician wRVUs to national survey data. This one-hour webinar explores new and more
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
Get a Handle on Your Physician Agreements