Healthcare News & Insights

5 strategies for stronger physician-administration partnerships

To handle all the changes coming in health care, hospital execs will have to have solid relationships with their physicians. Here are five strategies to help you form those strong physician relationships. 

Anesthesia administration: Court will decide who can do it

Should nurses be allowed to administer anesthesia without a doctor’s supervision?

Survey results: Compensation levels for medical directors

The 2011 Medical Director Survey provides the latest data on what other hospitals are paying medical directors and physicians with administrative positions.

$700 billion in waste: Where’s it coming from — and why?

The recent report that tagged health care waste at roughly $700 billion per year should come as a surprise to no one. But some of the causes of that waste might.

Will you need more staff after implementing EHRs?

Don’t assume EHRs will automatically lead to a reduction in staff.