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A review of the broad market trends can help you evaluate the specifics of your contract.
Looking for greater flexibility, influence, and self-care opportunities within your organization can help keep burnout at bay.
You can grow your influence and help your organization succeed by applying this one leadership concept.
To find the right job, you have to ask the right questions about compensation and the work environment.
How will the emerging trend take shape? Is it good for medicine - for doctors? And will there still be a place for independent physicians?
When physicians move from a private practice in which they have some ownership stake to a purely employed setting, they can experience significant psychological and emotional effects. This article identifies issues physicians should consider before they sell.
July/August 2013 Issue
Making Sense of the Trend Toward Hospital Employment [From The Editor]
More hospitals are courting physicians, and more physicians are accepting their offers, but why?
A health care attorney outlines the key elements of a physician employment contract and offers advice to help physicians evaluate and identify terms that should be negotiated.
The article describes the growth of accountable care organizations (ACOs), and it cautions physicians to consider five important things before selling their practice to an entity that is -- or is looking to become -- an ACO.
Physicians moving from independent to employed practice can experience bureaucratic culture shock. The author offers tips for getting along and communicating well in a bureaucracy -- and keeping the bureaucracy from interfering with the practice of good medicine.