Correlating physician supply and demand: Medical Staff Development Planning
A significant part of the growth and success of a hospital is dependent upon the right mix of physicians and specialists. However, the demand for these professionals greatly outweighs the supply. As the physician workforce ages, hospitals are forced to compete for the recruitment of new talent. And to add to the complexity, hospitals must contend with Stark and IRS regulations regarding recruitment of new physicians. Without strategic analysis and careful planning, physician recruitment programs may become stagnant and the hospitals will suffer. This is where Medical Staff...