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Hospitals courting primary care doctors
In one of the first concrete steps to remake the way medical care is delivered, hospitals are competing to hire...
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: MedPAC Calls for Pay Raise for Doctors, Hospitals
 Physicians and other health professionals should receive a 1% pay boost for services provided to Medicare...
Web Exclusive: Disease Prevention Gets $750M in Fed Funds
The money is intended for reducing tobacco use, increasing immunization, and integrating behavioral health into primary...
Web Exclusive: Gender Gap Widens in Physicians' Starting Salaries
Starting salaries for male physicians were about 17% higher than their female counterparts in 2008 and the disparity...
Web Exclusive: Salary Hikes for Healthcare Workers Expected to Lag Other Industries
 Healthcare workers can expect an average base salary increase of 2.6% in 2011. That's slightly below increases of...
Web Exclusive: SGR Fix Gets Cool Industry Reception
The controversial sustainable growth rate formula that is slated to ultimately cut physician payments by 25...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Compensation Growth Falls in Line with Larger Economy
The quarterly cost to hospitals for growth in wages, salaries, and total compensation has steadily declined over the...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...

Audio Conference: Blueprint for an Integrated and Alignment-Driven Physician Compensation Plan
With the advent of the accountable care organization and reimbursement shifts from pay for performance to bundled...
Webcast: Medical Home: Prime Your Organization for Launch
Move beyond the buzz and learn from experts about the realities of assessing readiness and preparing for medical homes...
Physician-Hospital Alignment After the ACA Decision
A healthcare institution can only achieve long-term success if there is strategic alignment between the hospital and...