Hospital-Centric Healthcare

You Have a Spy in Your Medical Practice

Spies. What image just flashed through you mind? James Bond? George Smiley? Aldrich Ames? No, not them, but, rather, the one that you undoubtedly have within your organization. Today, there are criminal cases in which a defendant’s Amazon Alexa has been subpoenaed to allow prosecutors to tap into its memory of what was said at […]

Continue Reading...

Hospital-Centric Healthcare

Hospitals Beg to Be Aligned by Physicians!

Over the past decade or so, hospitals have spent countless hundreds of millions of dollars “aligning” physicians. This so-called alignment has included acquiring physician practices, employing physicians in states without corporate practice of medicine restrictions, and, in states where hospitals can’t directly employ, employment through captive medical groups or foundations. Hospitals claim that the idea […]

Continue Reading...

Hospital-Centric Healthcare | Impending Death of Hospitals

Why You Must Know About A University’s Captive Medical Group Filing Bankruptcy

Last week, on November 7, 2018, the medical group affiliated with Michigan’s Wayne State University Medical School, University Physician Group, which does business as Wayne State University Physician Group (“WSUPG”), filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. How is that even possible, you ask? After all, you were told that there’s safety in what is essentially hospital employment. […]

Continue Reading...