Finding and Keeping Physicians During a Shortage
Audio Conference on CD or Audio On-Demand
presented on November 12, 2009
Listen to HealthLeaders Media, healthcare business development, and physician relations experts from the field for a frank, solution-focused discussion of the physician shortage: who you need to recruit now-with predictions for the future-how to recruit in today's economy, and how to retain your top talent.
This 90-minute audio conference gives listeners a strong foundation for knowing how to:
- Assess your current and future community physician need
- Identify successful physician recruitment and retention strategies
- Foster strong hospital-physician relationships
- Plan for the future
The discussion includes the latest data and analysis of top specialties and primary care, the factors contributing to the growing physician shortage, and several successful recruitment and retention strategies.
- New analysis of physician shortages by top specialty
- Factors contributing to the mounting physician shortage
- Long-term initiatives for dealing with medical staff shortages
- Increasing number of physicians trained
- Changing primary care/specialty mix
- Attracting more physicians to underserved areas
- Strategies for dealing with existing shortages at a community level
- Recruitment and retention strategies
- Work with medical staff to support recruitment goals
- Involve key physician leaders in strategic planning
- Identify service lines and physician relationships that will help you grow and sustain your organization
- Impact of economy and housing on recruitment
- Attracting primary care physicians
- Attracting physicians in select specialties
- Recruitment challenges faced by urban communities
- Recruitment challenges faced by rural communities
- Medical staff succession planning
- Physicians' desire for stable employment arrangements
- Case studies - successes and failures
- Recruitment and retention strategies
Hugo J. Finarelli, Jr., PhD, senior vice president of Philadelphia-based Healthcare Strategies & Solutions, Inc. is a recognized expert in healthcare data analysis and development of computer models to forecast service demand and program performance. His forecasting models for inpatient demand, bed need, and medical staff requirements have been used successfully by multihospital systems, academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community hospitals, and specialty pediatric hospitals. His clients have benefited from more effective resource allocation and programs, facilities, and medical staff organizations designed to meet community needs and promote organizational success.
Elizabeth Jaekle is the vice president of Business Development for Crozer- Keystone Health System, located in suburban Philadelphia. CKHS is an integrated, not- for -profit health system comprised of 5 hospitals, an employed network of over 300 physicians and an overall medical staff membership of nearly 1100. In her current capacity she is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of new ventures, services and operating models for the health system; including oversight of physician manpower studies and physician alignment initiatives. Since 1989, Jaekle has served in the healthcare field in numerous capacities; developing clinical and ancillary product lines and businesses. Over time she has also garnered significant experience in strategic planning and forecasting, master planning (facilities and campuses); physician recruitment and joint ventures. In the last 5 years Jaekle has facilitated over 100 million in new revenue as a result of these efforts.
Sandra Dilts is administrative director of Business Development and Physician Relations at Memorial Regional Hospital South in Hollywood, Florida. Ten years ago, Sandra Dilts joined Memorial Healthcare System, the 7th largest public healthcare system in the nation. She is responsible for the physician retention, relations and recruitment activities for the 1,792-bed, 5 hospital System located in South Florida. The 1,776 member medical staff is comprised primarily of voluntary, private practice physicians. The System ranks in the top 3% of the nation as "A Place to Practice Medicine" by Professional Research Consultants, Inc.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN?
Medical staff planner, Physician recruiter, Hospital leadership (CFO, CEO), Physician, Physician leader, Office manager, Practice administrator, Practice manager, Director of physician relations, Medical director, Medical staff director, Chief medical officer
AUDIO ON-DEMAND PURCHASE OPTION
In addition to the regular purchase options for HealthLeaders Media audio conferences, we are pleased to offer another option, an audio on-demand. Audio on-demand allows you to download the program and play it back at your convenience through your computer or MP3 player. Purchase a CD or audio on-demand of the program and listen when you can. It's also a perfect training tool for new staff or as a refresher for veteran staff.
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