Integration vs. Competition: The Future of Hospital-Physician Relations

Understand how to manage a fully integrated delivery system

Benefit from the long-term advantages of an integrated health system, including physician employment and partnership options.

  • Discover the tools and implementation steps necessary to create and maintain integrated hospital-physician relations.
  • Identify the real drivers of physician satisfaction and the steps you can take to improve current conditions.
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You'll also learn:

  • Understand how an integrated model affects operating economics and how it can be leveraged to your financial advantage.
  • Recognize the market, technology and related health policy issues that indicate why now may be the best time to foster hospital-physician collaboration.

Presented by: Daniel K. Zismer, PhD

Combining legal and delivery system expertise, seminar leader Daniel K. Zismer, PhD, Wegmiller professor for Healthcare Administration and chairman and director of the MHA and executive studies programs for the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, will help you design profitable physician integration strategies.

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Seminar Offered in Lengths of:
3-Hour (Half-Day)
6-Hour (1-Day)
12-Hour (2-Day)

Who Should Attend
CEOs, CFOs, COOs, senior-level healthcare executives, physician executives and trustees.
Continuing Education Credit

ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to this seminar are commensurate to the length of the seminar in hours.

In addition to the ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to this seminar, ACHE is accredited by other organizations to provide continuing education credit.

  • National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
  • National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB): A $135 fee will be applied and sponsor must notify the On-Location coordinator of request prior to Letter of Agreements being signed.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME): A lengthy application process is required involving an extensive needs assessment to be undertaken by the sponsoring organization. In addition, all promotional communication must be approved for ACCME accreditation by ACHE. Sponsor must notify the On-Location coordinator of request prior to Letter of Agreements being signed.