Health systems building or evolving their Physician Manpower Plan should evaluate whether their current processes can answer the questions in this article.
Physician Manpower Planning
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As health organizations transition toward population health and value-based contracting, the challenges in determining the right number and mix of providers, as well as the placement and alignment of those providers, grow in complexity. Simply defining model-calculated need for physician specialists, identifying succession planning opportunities and prioritizing based on market share and service line goals […]
Background A five-hospital system in Northern Indiana located just outside the Chicago metropolitan area required a shared recruitment plan to address the need for multiple select specialties. Critical to creating the shared plan was obtaining buy-in from all five facilities. To foster that buy-in, HSG set the tone for inter-hospital meetings and negotiations by stressing that […]