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Building an Effective Physician Enterprise
Health Leaders Media

One of the more important strategic imperatives for hospitals and health systems is “physician alignment.” That’s been shorthand for finding a way for healthcare organizations to share risk and accountability with physicians as the industry moves gradually toward a changing payment orthodoxy based on cost and outcomes. Lately, the drive for physician alignment for many organizations is more than just talk. Many organizations are backing this drive with considerable investment in new management structures and specialized talent, information technology, and team-based care. Importantly, it’s heavily physician-directed and led.