Unleashing the Value of Your Physician Network

Many health systems continue to struggle with their investment in physician practices. Millions of dollars in investments have brought some positive results — stabilized volumes and health system control, of sorts, over their physician complement. But the groups are slow to evolve to meet the challenges of value-based care, present significant management challenges, and are […]

Case Study: Creating a Common Vision to Accelerate Employed Group Development

Summary St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO employs over 110 providers in its medical group, and more than 100 more in hospital-based programs. The organization has a long history of close ties with physicians, has experienced substantial growth, and has been ranked as one of the 50 best hospitals in the country on numerous occasions. […]

Case Study: Building a Common Vision with Employed Physicians

Executive Summary St. Claire Regional in Morehead, Kentucky employs over 75 physicians and other providers. As the group expanded, a physician leadership group was created with the objective of integrating the various practices and defining group direction. Significant progress was made, but had plateaued and progress slowed. HSG helped the physicians and executives define their […]

Webinar: Creating a Shared Vision with Your Physician Network

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 […]

5 Steps to Developing a Common Vision for Your Employed Network

Faced with the transition to value, clients are raising a relatively new question: “How do we create a shared vision with our physicians, particularly those that we employ?” Healthcare Strategy Group recommends a five-step process. Step 1: Create Mutual Understanding First, physicians must understand the environment that the system operates in, and vice versa. The […]

Case Study: Strategic Planning for a Rapidly-Growing Employed Physician Group

Background The number of physicians employed by a 300+ bed hospital in the Midwest had grown from 30 to 120 over a three-year period.  While this growth was driven by a strategic initiative to increase alignment with the community physicians, the group that the physicians were put into lacked any formal infrastructure or identity.  As […]