Practical Strategies and Legal Models for Engaging Physicians

Enhance physician engagement and improve outcomes using 21st century legal models and financial collaboration strategies

As healthcare economics squeeze physician and hospital reimbursement and as consumer and regulatory pressures increase, physicians and healthcare executives must seek new ways to work together effectively to provide more coordinated, cost-effective, quality care. This seminar will present specific, field-tested communication and financial collaboration strategies and contemporary legal models used by hospitals and physicians to align mission, vision and values with practicing physicians, increase revenues, decrease expenses, improve clinical outcomes and remain compliant with current laws and regulations.

  • Apply insights from practicing physicians to improve clinical priority setting and physician-physician and hospital-physician communication.
  • Identify 10 practical steps to engage physicians and enhance hospital-physician collaboration.
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You'll also learn:

  • Gain a better understanding of the work environment, areas of expertise and challenges of physicians and how they differ from those of healthcare executives.
  • Discover the spectrum of physician-hospital collaborative financial opportunities for employed and independent physicians and pitfalls to avoid.
  • Implement new strategies, tactics, financial incentives and tools to balance performance risk with utilization risk.

Presented by: Kenneth H. Cohn, MD, FACS and Peter A. Pavarini, JD

Seminar leaders Kenneth H. Cohn, MD, general surgeon and CEO, Healthcare Collaboration, and Peter A. Pavarini, JD, co-chair of the health law practice of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, will showcase  strategies to achieve effective physician-hospital collaboration within the context of rapidly changing market dynamics and more slowly evolving laws and regulations.

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

Who Should Attend
Administrators and physicians interested in a fresh approach to the complex problem of physician-hospital communications. Participants should be willing to step outside their comfort zone, engage in group activities and interact with faculty and seminar participants.
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.