As hospitals employ physicians or acquire practices, management of the new entity is frequently a challenge. The issues in a practice differ from the hospital and the scale of the operations is much smaller. That means that mistakes are magnified, quickly showing up on the practice bottom line. The result is often an underperforming practice. […]
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Learn how to develop a shared vision statement for your physician network that fosters the strong physician engagement required for value-based reimbursement. Geared to the hospital C-suite and physician practice management, this one-hour webinar examines the role a shared vision statement can play in creating a physician network culture grounded in joint goals, coordinated action […]
Defining your strategy and creating a common understanding with your physicians is a crucial first step to building a high-performing group. Aligning it so that it supports your organizational strategy is likewise crucial. Tip 1: Align group and organizational strategy. As you start the process, executive and physician leaders should first review the organization’s plan […]
Measuring Progress Toward Clinical Integration: Where Does Your Physician Network Fall on the Life Cycle Bell Curve?
Physician network development progresses on a life cycle bell curve. Knowing where you are on that curve is crucial to your progress toward becoming a clinically integrated system. We generally see six stages of development. On the undeveloped side of the curve are the Novices. At the other end are the Mature groups — groups […]
At HSG, one of our major services is managing and operating hospital employed physician networks. As our management activities have grown, we’ve developed a management tool dubbed our “100-day plan.” This process has forced us to identify and implement key action items essential to establish the direction for the group practice going forward. Through the […]
For hospitals and health systems, physician leadership is critical to success. It drives positive outcomes at every level — from the frontline delivery of patient care to board-level strategic planning. This 60-minute webinar will help hospital and health system senior leadership and physician executives: Understand the crucial roles and functions of physician leaders at every level […]
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 all. Having the right leadership team in place is key to effectively managing employed physician groups. Dealing with a diverse group of physicians under one roof and […]