With the recent implementation of ICD-10, part two of our series explores some ‘best practice’ clinical documentation initiatives (CDI) that are rapidly spreading throughout the country to better understand what you must do to survive and even thrive in this major systemic change.
Align physicians to reduce hospital, healthcare operating costs and optimize operations.
The supply chain is second only to labor in its significance as an operating cost and physicians can have a significant impact through their utilization of physician preference items (PPIs) and collaboration with management.
This is a five part blog that addresses How to Work with Your Physicians to Reduce Your Operating Costs.
Physician employment is one of the fastest growing trends today with over 66% of physicians either currently employed or seeking employment (Accenture, 2013). Unfortunately, physician employment is often treated as a ‘default’ strategy rather than one that is carefully planned.
In this video, Dr. Jonathan Burroughs discusses Physician Relationship Management, and provides some simple steps to creating a viable PRM program for healthcare organizations.