Improving Your Health System in 10 Minutes

Posted on October 25, 2011 by - Coors Insights - October 2011

Written by Lindsey Dunn On Oct. 19, at the StuderGroup’s “What’s Right in Health Care” conference, five healthcare experts shared key takeaways for healthcare leaders in a session titled, “10 Minutes That Count.” In the session, each speaker was given just 10 minutes to get across an important message that could be taken back to… Read more »

Inconsistent CMS Pilots Leave Hospitals Feeling Swamped

Posted on October 25, 2011 by - Coors Insights - October 2011

Written by Molly Gamble A surplus of pilot programs paired with uncertainty over which models will actually stick is leaving many hospitals overwhelmed and feeling as though they can’t participate in more than one, according to a Politico report. Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System withdrew its application last month to participate in CMS’ Pioneer ACO… Read more »

From Treating the Sick to Managing Community Health: Hospitals’ New Role in Managing Population Health

Posted on October 25, 2011 by - Coors Insights - October 2011

Written by Lindsey Dunn Hospitals have long provided services aimed at improving the health of their communities, usually as part of their community benefit programs. It’s hard to find a hospital that doesn’t offer educational sessions, free screenings and other preventive health services, and many hospitals go beyond that. For example, hospitals are increasingly using… Read more »

25 Statistics on Physician Salary and Compensation

Posted on September 26, 2011 by - Coors Insights - September 2011

Written by Bob Herman   Here are 25 statistics on recent physician salary and compensation trends. Of the nine different geographic areas in the United States, annual median physician compensation was the highest in the North Central region so far in 2011 at roughly $225,000. Hospital ownership of an orthopedic surgeon‘s practice could impact the physician’s annual compensation. For… Read more »

Physician Integration: Hospital Medical Leaders Share Challenges, Strategies

Posted on September 26, 2011 by - Coors Insights - September 2011

Written by Sabrina Rodak Healthcare leaders are finding that physician integration will be critical for achieving the increased efficiencies and coordination necessary for meeting healthcare reform standards and for producing savings. Although integral to the formation of accountable care organizations, hospitals are pursuing physician integration regardless of plans to create an ACO because of the… Read more »

Healthcare Executive Hiring Trends

Posted on August 30, 2011 by - Coors Insights - August 2011

Healthcare recruitment is progressively changing due to Industry demand. This is a dynamic industry that is changing rapidly as more and more demands are placed upon it and yet more efficiency is needed. One area that is most in need of more efficiency within the industry is healthcare management. There are many problems with healthcare… Read more »

Bring out the best in your staff

Posted on June 28, 2011 by - Coors Insights - July 2011

Sometimes a manager can flat out forget that there is no department, without a team. While a manager or some other type of superior might be the star of the show, the show can’t move forward, or survive without the ensemble cast, or at the very least, a supporting cast working together as a team…. Read more »