Physician Alignment Strategies

In the evolution of healthcare, community-based hospitals are looking not only at the way they’re operating, but at the relationships they enter. Our clients often ask, “How can we get physicians to work with us?” That’s why CHC Consulting provides strategic support to help hospitals enhance physician relationships and achieve physician alignment through shared purpose, including clinical co-management.

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Turnaround

When physicians understand how working together with the hospital can help them provide better care for their patients, it’s a win-win. 


Improved participation and buy-in among physicians can generate inpatient and outpatient referrals and help improve bottom-line performance.


Physician engagement can increase retention (avoiding the costs associated with physician replacement), stabilize access to care, and reduce outward migration.

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Physician Engagement Strategies: The Role of Physician Liaisons

Physicians say that “feeling engaged” with a health care organization is crucial to job satisfaction, a finding documented consistently in survey research. And in a time of physician shortages and competition between hospitals and health systems to attract top physician talent, engagement can ultimately affect a doctor’s decision to stay in their current position or seek a new one.

Improved participation and buy-in among physicians can generate inpatient and outpatient referrals and help bolster the hospital’s image as a community-centered, leading-edge provider. When you engage physicians as partners, both parties...


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Physician-Hospital Engagement and Alignment: Healthy Practices

Community hospitals can strengthen bonds with physicians through proactive engagement that is genuine and mutually beneficial. Foremost, it’s optimal to consider the physician point of view, from their clinical practice and other commitments, to perks that may drive growth strategies long-term for all parties.

When physicians understand how working together with the hospital can help them provide better care for their patients, it’s a win-win. Among the benefits cited by physicians and healthcare system leaders in a HealthLeaders survey on physician alignment, positive outcomes can be:

Greater confidence in hospital leadership...

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