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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Nonprofits' Executive Pay Should Be More Accessible
Most nonprofit hospitals don't readily reveal the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives to public...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
How to Start Trimming Labor Costs
Payroll leaks are the unintentional overspending on labor through lost productivity or unnecessary overtime—and...
In Physician Recruiting, Local Needs Trump National Trends
Two national reports on physician recruiting and compensation reveal that the demand for primary care physicians...
Web Exclusive: MGMA: Medical Director Duties, Compensation Vary Widely
A physician medical director can add thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars to his or her compensation...
Web Exclusive: Primary Care Docs See Slight Pay Hike in 2009
Primary care physicians saw a 2.8% increase in their median compensation in 2009, according to a Medical Group...
MGMA: Physician Compensation in Academic Practice Trails Private Practices
Annual compensation for primary care and specialty care groups in academic practice grew by only 2.9% for primary care...
Docs Spend About $31B Haggling with Insurers Annually
Physicians spend three hours per week–43 minutes on average per workday–haggling over claims...
Wide Pay Gap Between Medical Directors in Hospital-Owned v Nonhospital-Owned Facilities
Medical directors working in nonhospital-owned group practices receive higher compensation than their counterparts...

Newsletter: Physician Compensation & Recruitment
This 12-page monthly business newsletter focuses on the specifics of actual physician pay plans used by medical group...
Continuing Education: The Physician Advisor’s Role in CDI: A Collaborative Approach for Success
This one-day seminar provides an in-depth session on the essential functions of the physician advisor and his or her...