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3 Keys to Recruiting Employed Physicians

Marianne Aiello

Marketers and physician recruiters need to hone their tactics to appeal to the growing group of physicians to favor employment over running an independent practice. Differentiate your recruiting message, make sure the infrastructure basics are in place, and work to keep newly employed physicians and their families happy. >>>


Editor's Picks

Top 12 Uncertainties Hovering Over Healthcare

If ever there was a year in which "anything could happen" in healthcare, 2012 just might be it. Numerous major decisions, regulations, and policy rollouts loom, including how severely physicians' pay will be cut and whether the Affordable Care Act itself is a constitutional document. We look at a dozen potential game changers. >>>

What's the End Game for the Wellness Movement?

At face value the idea that employees should take greater responsibility for their health or pay the consequences seems reasonable. But the wellness movement has huge potential for abuse and discrimination. >>>

Behind 5 Major Health Plan Acquisitions

We look at the strategies behind five major deals this year involving Cigna, Highmark, WellPoint, UnitedHealthGroup, and Aetna, in which the insurers have emphasized horizontal integration, vertical integration, and international opportunities. >>>

Tavenner, the Anti-Berwick?

By most accounts, Marilyn Tavenner will not bring to the top job at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services the "visionary" status that Don Berwick has enjoyed. Her friends and colleagues, however, suggest that Tavenner is politically astute and unlikely to "be a bomb thrower." >>>

News Headlines

India eye care center finds middle way to capitalism

NPR, November 30, 2011

Startup looks to cash in on health software ’gold rush’

Xconomy, November 30, 2011

Meet the 2011 Nursing Image Award Winners

HealthLeaders Media, November 29, 2011

Rush hospital designed to treat infectious threats

Chicago Tribune, November 29, 2011

ER building boom is wrong prescription, critics say

The Seattle Times, November 28, 2011

The Walmart opportunity: Can retailers revamp primary care?

Kaiser Health News, November 21, 2011

MT healthcare workers defend payments from drug companies

Billings Gazette, November 21, 2011

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Webcast: On-Call Compensation; Data-Driven Solutions

Date: December 6, 2011
About: By engaging physicians in a data-driven approach to payment, you can develop a workable solution to the call coverage conundrum. Join compensation experts from Children's Hospital of Orange County and ECG Management for strategies for affordable, sustainable call compensation. >>>

Rounds: A Programmatic Approach to Cancer Care

Date: December 16, 2011
About: Attend on-site or via live simulcast. Live at host Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center with invited guest UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, learn from one of the world's most respected cancer brands as it takes its proven success models to a community health system.  >>>

From HealthLeaders Magazine

Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Individuals should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers play in turning consumers of care into partners in care? >>>


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