Managed Care

 

 

September 1996

Managed care administrators needn't have Socialist-realist nightmares of massed doctors on the march — not yet. But some physicians have reacted to today's business pressures by organizing labor unions.
CHUCK APPLEBY
Doctors who sell to practice management companies like Florida's Sheridan HealthCorp. are spared some of the uncertainties of today's harried medicine. They also miss some of its satisfactions.
David Volz
For physicians, argues this managed care consultant, losing financial independence means losing clinical autonomy as well. His recommended solution: statewide, physician-owned HMOs.
Thomas J. Garvey, M.H.A.
Simple, production-based formulas for paying physicians won't help a medical group or HMO thrive in today's largely capitated world, says a physician recruiter. Instead, you need a "physician incentive program."
Mark Smith

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4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015