5 Factors Spurring Physician Employment

As physicians continue to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of independent ownership and hospital employment, changes in the healthcare industry are gradually pushing physicians toward alignment with health systems. Data from the American Hospital Association has indicated that the number of physicians employed by hospitals has increased 34% from 2000 to 2010 and approximately 25%… Read More

The Perils of the “Trend and Bend” (Part 1 of 3)

Part One: Trend and Bend When I think of the trend and bend (or just bend), I’m always reminded of the classic line by Irwin M. Fletcher as aircraft mechanic G. Gordon Liddy “c’mon guys, it’s so simple, do you need a refresher course, it’s all ball bearings these days”. Neither the quote nor the… Read More