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6 Ways to Reduce Physician Turnover

Karen Minich-Pourshadi

Are you focusing on physician recruitment but neglecting physician turnover? By one estimate, the loss of a single physician can create a $1.2 million loss. Here's how Baystate Health reduced turnover by over a third in a single year. >>>


Editor's Picks

FTC Shows ProMedica its Teeth

The Federal Trade Commission is notorious for causing trouble among hospital organizations that want to merge. This week it ruled against ProMedica, which has enacted a partnership with St. Luke's Hospital in Ohio. But the agency's enforcement efforts are getting tougher rather than easier. >>>

'Doc Fix' is Unfixable

Physicians are crossing their fingers—once again—as Congress nears a January 1 deadline to consider a "doc fix" or a 27.4% cut to Medicaid services. >>>

IHI: Hospitals, Patients Rethink Care; Berwick Blasts Rhetoric

At this year's Institute for Healthcare Improvement forum, leading-edge healthcare providers are thinking in detailed and creative ways about just what form changes to our healthcare system must take. >>>

Immediate Jeopardy: 14 CA Hospitals Fined $850,000

Since the state law allowing financial penalties for immediate jeopardy incidents took effect in 2007, nearly one in four California hospitals has been ordered to pay for violations such as retained foreign objects and medication errors. >>>

Our Top 12 Stories of 2011

As 2011 winds down, we review our most popular online stories of the year. Quality concerns, readmissions, accountable care organizations, value-based purchasing, and uncertainty about the future of healthcare all share the spotlight. >>>

Finance Headlines

Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine

Chicago Tribune, December 12, 2011

Health squeeze: UK's free healthcare under threat

Denver Post/Reuters, December 12, 2011

Our healthcare spending, in one map

The Washington Post, December 9, 2011

What happens when critical access hospitals aren't so critical?

HealthLeaders Media, December 8, 2011

ICD-10: It's Later Than You Think

HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 1, 2011

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Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment

Date: December 20, 2011
About: Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit to your budget, and most facilities have turnover rates that are much higher. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 90-minute webcast and Q&A, featuring Brett Walker, director, physician & provider recruiting, at Indiana University Health and J. Gregory Stovall, MD, senior VP of medical affairs for Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Learn proven techniques and strategies to address your recruitment and retention challenges. >>>

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Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

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