It’s essential that you first consider what’s most important for your group’s success.
Some leaders of hospital-based groups, and I use the term “leader” broadly, believe that their groups are a function of the hospital. If the hospital no longer wants to contract with them, then that would be it.
Robby the Robot. No, not a Da Vinci, but a robot just the same. And, fully functional.
Some leaders of hospital-based groups, and I use the term "leader" broadly, believe that their groups are a function of the hospital.
Just as no vote was required for a dictator like Castro to take over Cuba, no medical staff vote, no survey by Press Ganey, no long and drawn out process among “stakeholders,” is required to topple the status quo.
Are you holding yourself back? Chances are that the answer is “yes.” Stop stopping your success.
You say that your medical group is insured - is it really?
Is your medical group’s governance structure holding it back? A bloated board? A fully consensus style? Do you have a governor on you future?
Ride along with Mark, but don't touch the wheel, as he discusses who should be driving your medical group's future.