I’m deciding what type of clinic should I open in a very competitive environment.
On-call compensation: to pay or not to pay?
My organizations is a non-profit specialist care (secondary and tertiary care) hospital consisting of four main hospitals and smaller satellites. Three of the main hospitals have and ER treating multidisciplinary patients and primary care patients needing acute care or care […]
Medical versus financial performance in a merge of hospitals
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Advanced scope clinics: Do they hit the 'sweet spot' of quality care, patient satisfaction, timely intervention, employee satisfaction and at a reduced cost??
Our no show rate is high in primary care and mental health (17-22%) relative to other healthcare systems within VHA. We are not allowed to charge the patient for not showing up to their appointments and are required to re-schedule their appointments within 30 days.
We are considering transforming our hospital-based Heart Institute into a truly integrated practice unit for cardiovascular disease. The fundamental challenge is to fully integrate the finance, administration, and clinical care of two of the highest performing departments in our hospital.
Problem to be solved: There is a significant trust gap between our private medical practices and our health system. This historic tension has interfered with the tremendous potential to develop a strong, team-based approach to improve care for our patients […]
A behavioral health crisis and its impact on community hospital emergency departments.