Physician Relationships

High-Performing Employed Physician Networks

Craig E. Holm and Robert Hill discuss the benefits of adding physicians to employed networks to achieve business goals.

Craig E. Holm January 19, 2017

Treating the Mind and Body as One

U.S. health plans are pursuing ways to integrate behavioral health care and primary care with the goal of improving care for patients with mental health conditions.

Ceci Connolly January 19, 2017

How First Physician Corp. Turned Around Its Patient Satisfaction Scores

One emergency medicine physician group raised its patient satisfaction scores from below the 20th to the 99th percentile. Leaders credit a variety of strategies, including sharing unblinded physician data every quarter.

Laura Ramos Hegwer January 9, 2017

Forum Webinar: Developing Meaningful and Actionable Physician Financial Reports

During this Nov. 3, 2016, HFMA Forum webinar, a director of finance shared how his health system developed and implemented a comprehensive framework for meaningful and actionable financial reports to physicians, practice managers, practice service line directors, and health system

HFMA December 6, 2016

Learnings from the Front Lines: Physician Co-Management at Columbus Regional Health

Given the success of its surgical co-management program and employee gainsharing arrangement, the health system is considering a similar program for the ED and is positioning the organization to take on risk-based contracts.

Dennis Butts September 13, 2013

HFMA Executive Survey: Hospital-Physician Affiliation

HFMA recently surveyed hospital CFOs and other senior-level executives about their views on physician employment and alternatives, such as clinical-comanagement arrangements, professional service arrangements, and joint ventures. Topics explored in the research, which was sponsored by McKesson, include projected business landscape, physician employment's role in value-driving efforts, and preferred models for physician performance management.

HFMA June 13, 2013

Tool: Physician Practice Assessment and Checklist for Optimization

Healthcare leaders can use this assessment tool to determine how to improve medical group efficiency and performance.

HFMA June 13, 2013

The Physician Preference Card

  Physicians are essentially seeking four things from hospitals, according to Quint Studer, president of Studer Group®, an outcomes based healthcare consulting firm quality, efficiency, input, and appreciation. The Physician Preference Card is one tool that addresses all of these

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Expert: For-Profit or Not-For-Profit?

Should hospitals form a separate corporation to house their physician practices?

HFMA October 25, 2012

Getting Physicians’ Input on Compensation

Physician compensation advisory committees establish principles that help hospitals and their employed medical groups build compensation models.

HFMA October 17, 2012
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