Health systems and their associated employed provider networks are beset with immediate financial losses, and future financial uncertainty as elective care was essentially eliminated by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in the United States.
As depicted in the graph below, HSG believes that all hospital-owed physician networks progress along an evolutionary path, from “Novice” to “High-Performing”, with most struggling to emerge from Operational Chaos. HSG’s HFMA webinar on April 20, 2017, (click here to view) took a broad look at performance improvement and, specifically, a process to discover operational […]
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 and will remain a challenge, and requires active management and physician involvement. Tip 60: Compensation plans must reinforce the results required for success. […]