In today’s market, we find that the dean’s tax is often misplaced and outdated, and it can be an impediment to partnerships with health systems and other providers. Reimbursement levels and other market factors call for tight alignment of financial interests between the medical school and affiliated teaching hospital(s), but the legacy dean’s tax does not promote this—in fact, it accomplishes the opposite.
In the final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule published in the Federal Register on November 23, 2018, CMS outlined its effort to reduce the documentation burden for evaluation and management (E&M) services. As a result, the care management benefits allow providers more time to see and improve the lives of their patients.
Partnerships with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) provide opportunities to reduce costs and/or lower the incremental costs of training more residents while improving the quality of the training.
To be successful under value-based payment, a health system requires collaborative and binding relationships with affiliated physicians; the professional service agreements the organizations enters with the physicians should be designed to firmly establish such relationships.
Over 500 GME leaders gathered in Phoenix recently for the annual Association for Hospital Medical Education Institute. Read some of our major takeaways.
In this digital age, healthcare organizations have myriad social media tools available to amplify internal communication.
Our medical group cost and infrastructure survey supplies participants with data, analysis, and insight related to direct and indirect overhead and general operating costs across all medical group functions and activities.
ECG is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2018 Pediatric Subspecialty Physician Compensation Survey, the industry’s most rigorous and accurate benchmarking resource for pediatric healthcare provider compensation planning.
It is imperative for organizations to adopt progressive, more effective operations and refined technology, as these elements are key in addressing physician burnout
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