Accelerating Progress in Your Physician Network – How HSG Can Support Your Growth

Spurred by the need for better integration and the need to protect volumes, billions have been invested by hospitals and health systems in physician practices. In many cases, the result has been massive losses for the system with few of the benefits promised by integration. Rather than creating effective, multi-specialty groups, health systems are saddled […]

Accelerating Progress in Your Physician Network

Spurred by the need for better integration, and the need to protect volumes, billions have been invested by hospitals and health systems in physician practices. HSG’s focus is on helping produce value from those investments by evolving your physician network. HSG’s Physician Network Growth Phases Curve defines the stages of your network’s evolutionary progress. As […]

8 Keys to Building a High-Performing Employed Physician Network

Effectively building a high-performing employed physician network takes time and focus.  Most networks are fraught with problems at every level and lack sufficient resources to ensure the production of value needed.  The most common problems we see with employed networks are: Lack of overall strategy and strategic action plans; Weak group culture; Limited focus on […]

Building Management Expertise for Your Employed Physician Network

Hospitals and health systems have been aggressively investing in their employed physician networks for the last 10 years or more. Most, however have not developed the leadership infrastructure or acquired the management expertise to effectively manage these networks. HSG has developed a multi-faceted approach to support you in your efforts to build a high-performing network.  We […]

Culture: “67 Tips for a High-Performing Physician Network”

A common culture, guided by a shared vision of the future and behavioral norms, is the key to developing a strong group.   TIP 11 Start by discussing culture. We find it useful to get physician leaders to envision an elite group, and think about behaviors and expectations that would permeate such a group. This […]

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 a 100-day physician network turnaround plan based on the eight key elements of high-performing physician networks: strategy, physician leadership and governance, culture, quality, brand identity, financial […]

Strategy Tips from “67 Tips for a High-Performing Physician Network”

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 […]