Take a seat and relax while you ride along with Mark and discuss the problem of expecting a valuable answer to the completely wrong question.
In the U.S., it seems that lots of people expect a tip, from the person who simply hands you your coffee at Starbucks to, I’d expect, hospital administrators (but only at for-profit facilities). Okay, just kidding, but you get the idea.
Sure, it’s all PC to “counsel” these guys. To tell them how much you love them if only they will toe the line and be good boys or girls and get along with everyone while singing Kumbaya.
The moral of the story is to exercise tremendous diligence and implement operational checks and balances in connection with the presentation, and in some cases, payment, of invoices.
Despite many attempts to pretend it’s so, healthcare is not a production line either for patients or for employed or subcontracted physicians.
How does a group of, say, 100 physicians account for whose work is going to be cut back, or who will have to be let go, when and if a facility the group serves closes or drastically scales back?
No, you’re not Ebenezer Scrooge from Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella A Christmas Carol, but Sam Walton’s ghost can teach you a lesson about your future.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses the best way to deal with disruptive employees.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses pitfalls of the current status quo relation to compensation systems.