White Papers

HSG Physician Network Integrity Analytics®

In this white paper, we introduce the concept of identifying physician burnout while introducing mitigation strategies such as a team-based care delivery model

Mitigating Physician Burnout: Developing a Proactive Organizational Approach

In this white paper, we introduce the concept of identifying physician burnout while introducing mitigation strategies such as a team-based care delivery model

Employed Provider Compensation: Strategies to Support Your Network’s Evolution

In this white paper, we introduce the concept of an evolving provider compensation plan as well as best practices for its strategy, design, and implementation.

Reducing Network Losses & Creating Financial Sustainability

Many hospitals are increasingly challenged by the financial performance of their employed physician networks. As these networks grow, the concern about financial performance moves to the forefront, with the losses becoming an increasingly visible drag on the system’s overall profitability. This, in turn, puts pressure on health system and physician network leadership to, at a […]

Employed Physician Networks are subject to obstacles that HSG can manage, including reducing losses, creating financial sustainability, physician manpower planning, creating a shared vision, and improving operational performance

Physician Manpower Planning

In a deep dive into what constitutes a successful manpower planning strategy, this white paper presents a set of 12 questions health system executives should be asking and answering in order to develop an effective and executable physician manpower plan, with a few being: How many physicians must we employ (or align ourselves with) in […]

Management and Infrastructure Development

In recent years, the number of physicians employed by hospitals has exploded, and the size of those employed networks have seen equal amounts of growth. Often, an employed network may have doubled or tripled in size from 30 providers to 100+ providers. In many cases, the management and executive talent required to lead these multimillion […]

Clinical Practice Transformation

“Care Transformation” and “Clinical Practice Transformation” are terms that are swirling around the healthcare industry. Many individuals we encounter are not sure exactly what they mean, how to pursue them, or how they are linked to other popular phrases such as “population health management.” Some of the confusion arises because we seek short phrases – […]

Shared Vision: Roadmap

Why develop a shared vision? Isn’t it easier for a leader to create his or her vision for the future and just tell everyone where the organization is going? Assuredly it’s easier, but creating a vision in isolation and dictating it to subordinates may result in the vision not being fully embraced by the organization […]

From Operational Chaos to High-Performing: The Right Path for Your Physician Network

Over the past few years, most hospital and health system physician networks have been in an accelerated growth mode – some in an all-out buying spree, taking all comers.  These networks are finding themselves mired in operational chaos and experiencing huge financial losses —  their growth in size and scope outstripping the capabilities of the network’s management […]

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 […]

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