Resources/ White Papers

crd_whitepaper_a_novel_approach_for_the_medical_staff_services_departmentHospitals and health systems regularly outsource non-core functions to specialty service companies to increase service levels, enhance quality, and control cost. The medical staff services department has historically been ‘below the radar’ as a business function. Increasingly, however, the workload and service levels of this function have a direct effect on revenue, cost, quality, compliance, and physician satisfaction.

Greeley Company research demonstrates that outsourcing the medical staff services department can be an effective strategy for cost-conscious hospitals and healthcare systems anticipating or undergoing significant changes in their practitioner relationships, such as an increase in employed physicians, a growing number of advanced practice professionals, or a shift to global contracting.

This white paper explores:

  • Factors that commonly contribute to suboptimal medical staff services and outcomes
  • The main purpose and functions of the medical staff services department
  • The benefits of outsourcing the functions of the medical staff services department

Click here to download A Novel Approach for the Medical Staff Services Department.

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