Putting Employed Physicians in the Driver’s Seat

by Rudd Kierstead, Principal

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As hospitals and health systems build their employed medical practices, a large emphasis is often put on compensation arrangements, and little attention is paid to engaging physicians in the successful management of these practices. At the same time, hospitals are experiencing significant operating losses for their employed practices. Losses vary, but hospital-owned practices typically lose […]

Moving Beyond Large Group Practice Acquisition to Successful Operation

by Robert Hill & Meredith Inniger
Strategies & Solutions
2013

Larger physician practices, both primary care and specialists, are increasingly the focus of hospital and health system acquisition efforts. If a large practice is not affiliated with the buying organization, or if it refers a relatively small percentage of their clinical business to them, acquisition of the practice can generate significant incremental volume and improve […]