Physician Hospital Integration in the 21st Century


Physician Hospital Integration and the relationship between hospitals and their medical staffs has changed throughout the years from independence to interdependence. The current economic environment and healthcare reform has caused a reassessment of physician-hospital integration models. Healthcare reform promotes and expectation that better coordination of care will improve patient outcomes and community health status.


With the movement away from a fee-for-service payment and toward provider integration there is the belief that better coordination of care will slow healthcare costs by reducing duplication of services, hospital re-admissions, and inappropriate use of the emergency department. Strategies to integrate physician and hospital interests are necessary components to providing quality of care and the achieving economic goals for both parties.


The degree of integration varies from minimal to full integration or full employment. This program explores physician-hospital integration models and has panelists address their successes and challenges in the process.


Join the Central Illinois American College of Healthcare Executives and Greg Wahlstrom, Dr. Annette Schnabel, Dr. Bryan Becker, Paula Carynski, and Dr. Anthony Avellino for this 90-minute webinar, including Q&A, to Physician-Hospital Integration strategies to thrive in an competitive industry.


With this presentation, you will gain insight and tactics to:
• Key factor and forces driving physician-hospital integration
• Physician-hospital integration models, successes and challenge employment models
• The financial issues regarding physician-hospital integration, in view of health reform’s new payment models
• Contracting or legal issues that arise with physician-hospital integration


As an independent chartered Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives Central Illinois Chapter of ACHE is authorized to award 1.5 hours of Qualified Continuing Education Credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for Qualified Education (non-ACHE) credit should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.


Cost for this program are completely “FREE” to healthcare professionals

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  •   2% of all webinar revenue generated will be used to provide financial support for a selected graduate of an MBA or MHA program who is selected to complete an administrative fellowship at a newly created healthcare organization


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