The most recent data shows unemployment among salaried employees at hospitals is flat-lining at 1.4 percent and turnover in healthcare (measured in quits and separations not related to layoffs) is tracking 20 percent higher than last year. As a result we are seeing more vacancies in key quality and leadership positions. The challenges with this… [Read More]
ATTENTION In-House Counsel and MSPs: Do these negligent credentialing scenarios sound familiar? Adverse Outcome Sheds Light on Checkered Past: A family sits by the bedside waiting for their loved one to wake up in the hospital after undergoing surgery. They need to figure out how to tell the patient that the surgery did not go well…. [Read More]
Interested in exploring whether outsourcing medical staff operations is an option for one, some, or all of your medical staff operations challenges? Here’s a one-pager on common challenges and Greeley’s Credence solutions.
A well-structured, adaptable medical staff services department (MSSD) can make a real difference in today’s changing healthcare landscape. Mergers and acquisitions continue at a rapid pace, regulatory challenges are increasing, and payment models are evolving, all of which make the credentialing, privileging, and enrollment functions of the MSSD crucial. Increasingly, MSSDs are being tasked with… [Read More]
12/14/2017 – It’s time again for the changing of the guard. Your new Medical Executive Committee is due to be seated, but what’s the best way to make sure the MEC knows its collective (and individual) charge, boundaries, and opportunities, for better or worse? A practical orientation that outlines the duties and roles and challenges and best practices of a model MEC is a great way to start! Watch Now!
10/19/2017 – Physicians: So, you’re joining a system…Systems: Physician Engagement “issues”…All: Maybe Contract Negotiations Should Look More Like Marriage Than Divorce?
In this session, everyone comes to the table and Greeley CMO Rick Sheff, MD, lays out an approach that can help physicians and systems come to agreements faster, while preserving productive and rewarding working relationships going forward. Watch Now!
Age catches up with all of us, but in medicine, it’s catching up with some more than others. In 2015, the number of practicing physicians older than 55 (a.k.a. Aging Physicians) topped 30 percent. In some specialties, aging is even more prevalent. In 2013, more than half of neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, cardiologists, psychiatrists, oncologists, pulmonologists,… [Read More]
9/14/2017 – With more than half of our nation’s top revenue-generating specialties dominated by physicians older than 55, we are fielding a lot of questions from CMOs about “aging physicians”. In this free webinar, Greeley’s CMO Rick Sheff, MD, will offer practical answers to questions healthcare organizations across the country are asking. Watch Now!
According to a 2016 survey, as many as 58 percent of physicians in the United States are employed by a hospital or physician group. According to another national study, the three year period from July 2012 to July 2015 showed the number of hospital-employed physicians increased by almost 50 percent. And those numbers show no sign… [Read More]