Align With Your Medical Staff for Optimal Results

Roger Kaiser Jr., MD, managing director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Is your organization truly on the same page as your physicians? If not, you may be missing important opportunities to maximize the quality and costs of the care you provide. Poor alignment among management and medical staff can cost you greatly—in lower patient satisfaction, lower physician retention, and reduced profit margins. “The relationship between physicians Read More

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Doctor’s Orders: A Prescription for Getting Management and Physicians on the Same Page

Roger Kaiser Jr., MD, managing director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC

// By Lisa D. Ellis // Is your organization truly on the same page as your physicians? If not, you may be missing important opportunities to maximize the quality and costs of the care you provide. Poor alignment among management and medical staff can cost you greatly—in lower patient satisfaction, lower physician retention, and reduced Read More

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Physician Relations: The Secret to Keeping Patients in Your Network

Katie Alexander, Tampa General Hospital

// By Lisa D. Ellis // Close examination of your referral patterns may bring to light some surprising gaps in your current practices that could be impacting your revenues. That was recently the case at Tampa General Hospital (TGH), says Katie Alexander, director of physician relations at TGH. But once her organization identified the problem Read More

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How Physician Relations Can Build Value Into Every Visit

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An ideal visit between a physician liaison and a physician ends with both parties believing the visit was a valuable use of their limited time.

That’s why building value into every visit is so important, not just for the liaison, but for the physician. If they feel meeting with you is a good use of their time, they’ll do it again. If not, your next meeting might be with their gatekeeper. Respect their time and they’ll give you more of it.

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The ROI of Physician Relationship Management

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To drive growth by increasing referrals, hospitals look to the team that develops and maintains physician relationships, frequently referred to as “Physician Relations Managers” or “Physician Liaisons.”

But no matter their titles, their mandate has been clear: Cultivate relationships with doctors that will lead to an increase in cases being referred.

But which doctors? In which service lines? And what kinds of cases? And what touch points?

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How to Map Consumer and Patient Behavior to Deliver More Marketing Impact

“In health care, it isn’t just the care that’s changing,” notes Claire Hovis, Vice President and Account Director of Capstrat, an agency that helps health care clients and others tell their stories with power and persuasion. “Power is changing.” She says “expert-driven” communications—which in the past have given providers and large corporations a strong position Read More

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How Marketing Communications Can Navigate Patients Right to Your Door: 4 Steps to Get Your Facility on Your Customer’s Map

By Claire Hovis In health care, it isn’t just the care that’s changing. Power is changing. “Expert-driven” communications that placed providers and large corporations atop the information market are giving way to a generation of empowered consumers who are more engaged and have higher expectations. Access is changing. The Affordable Care Act has brought health Read More

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Why Better Physician Onboarding Leads To Higher Profits

Matt Humphrey

Serving the central and northeast regions of Pennsylvania, Geisinger Health System is one of the largest rural health systems in the nation, operating nine hospitals, along with a 1,200 member multi-specialty group practice, two research centers, and a 467,000-member health plan. While some hospitals communicate with providers themselves, Geisinger decided to try a different approach, Read More

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Physician Referrals: The “Social Network” That Really Matters for Health Care Marketers

While health care marketers are often urged to embrace the social media revolution, “another kind of social network has an even bigger impact on health care: the referral network that connects physicians,” says Moses Hohman, CEO of Human Practice, a Chicago-based digital health startup that helps physicians and health systems meet their referral goals. “Though Read More

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The Other Social Network: What Recent Research Tells Us about Physician Referrals—and What It Means to Your Revenue Goals

By Moses Hohman Much has been made in health care marketing circles of the need to embrace the social media revolution. “Go where the patients are,” conventional wisdom tells us, and where they are is on online social networks. Just last month the Pew Research Center came out with the latest user statistics on Facebook: Read More

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