Here, courtesy of Tenet Healthcare and two terminated cardiologists is a lesson about firing physicians . . . and, when not to.
Chalk up a victory for less care at higher prices. Hey, aren't those two of the Anti-Triple Aim?
We used to joke about the name of Midway Hospital, an acute care hospital in L.A., saying that it was midway between life and death.
Let’s say you are the leader of a medical group. It could be a small group of a handful of physicians. Or, you could be the President and CEO of a 600 or 6,000 provider group. It does not make any difference.
Another week, another hospital closes. Well, at least one.
Does More Financial Pressure on Hospitals Signal the Return of Questionable Medical Directorships?
Do you know a felon of the American College of . . . ? Ride along with Mark and find out about some who are headed toward the big house.
Each negotiation has its own timing, not one set by a standard recipe or by a clock on the wall or on the calendar, but one that can be, and should be, set by you.
One thing is for certain, it will be no more walk in the park for the seven defendants convicted for their roles in a bribe and kickback scheme related to referring patients to Forest Park Hospital, a now defunct chain of Texas facilities.