Speech Engaging Hospitalists, Intensivists and Laborists: How do we get them on board with hospital initiatives?

Engaging Hospitalists, Intensivists and Laborists: How do we get them on board with hospital initiatives?

However reform unfolds, CMS and other payors are simultaneously seeking both a reduction in healthcare expenditures and an improvement in the quality of care. Success under value-based purchasing programs will require that hospitals engage physicians to drive operational changes that will demonstrate higher-quality care at the lowest costs. This speech explores the development of specialty hospitalist programs, steps to alignment, and the general approach for developing an arrangement based on the goals and impact of various options.