Patient satisfaction is a top priority among healthcare executives, but cultures that put patients at the center of healthcare aren't built in a day. To raise consumer assessment scores, HR leaders must work to involve staff in the overall effort. >>>
Under the hybrid model, doctors merge elements of traditional and concierge medical practice models. This allows them to care for patients who rely on Medicare or private insurance while offering specialized services for self-pay patients. >>>
Highmark Inc.'s pilot patient-centered medical home project saw a nearly 2% reduction in costs per member per month, while traditional care delivery programs notched cost increases, prompting the payer to expand the program in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. >>>
Since sponsorship of events such as road races often comes with a cost, it's critical that hospital marketers take advantage of all possibilities that effectively communicate an organization's brand and mission. >>>
Hospitals employ 5.5 million workers and spend billions of dollars on goods and services, but one critic says, "It is a big mistake to use economic power as an excuse for not finding the right balance for what we should spend on healthcare." >>>
In his inaugural address, President Obama signaled his commitment to rolling out the rest of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In its second term, his administration must show how the law will incent providers to work harder to protect patients. >>>
Date: March 22, 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Metro Health System and National Association of Physician Recruiters share benchmark data and best practices to create the "right fit" for your organization when it comes to physician recruiting in the post-reform era.
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