Interest in MSO is surging as the complexity of the market grows and as health systems work to define how to help independent physicians cope with that market. Traditionally, HSG has advised clients that MSOs created more risk than reward, but that balance may have shifted. Client hospitals are expressing renewed interest because: MACRA/MIPS create […]
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To many hospital CEOs, there are days when it seems as though every physician on the medical staff wants to be employed. In reality, that’s not true — quite a number of physicians prefer to remain independent. However, finding ways to align with key independent physicians without putting them on the payroll has its own set of challenges. […]
In the first installment of this series of articles, we outlined the key questions that your organization should address as you embark on the development of a physician alignment strategy. In this installment, we will identify the alternative strategies that we have seen employed, and discuss the pros and cons of each. First, it is […]