The Greeley Guide to New Medical Staff Models

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The Greeley Guide to New Medical Staff Models: Solutions for Changing Physician-Hospital Relations

William Cors, MD, MMM, FACPE; Richard A. Sheff, MD    

Has your medical staff model evolved to address ever-changing healthcare challenges?

The self-governed medical staff is and will remain a requirement of CMS and The Joint Commission for the foreseeable future, yet it is not up to the task of tackling today's patient safety, cost-effectiveness, ED call, and physician-hospital competition challenges.

How can you restructure your medical staff to effectively tackle these evolving issues?

The Greeley Guide to New Medical Staff Models: Solutions for Changing Physician-Hospital Relations provides a road map for hospital and medical staff leaders to develop new medical staff models that better meet today's challenges than medical staffs of the past.

This book and CD-ROM set identifies and explains the multiple evolving medical staff models confronting physicians and hospitals today and helps you determine the models that are best for your organization.

Get practical approaches to deal with your medical staff challenges.

Written by two of the top leaders in the field, this resource includes strategies, tools, and step-by-step action plans to help you:

  • Deal with physician-hospital and physician-physician competition to build a collaborative culture
  • Understand the mixed model medical staff
  • Choose the medical staff models that are best for your organization
  • Create a physician-hospital relations action plan for your hospital
  • Develop a comprehensive, board-driven physician relations, recruitment, and retention strategy
  • Manage multiple medical staff models within a single institution
  • Improve physician-hospital relations
  • Define the roles of the board, management, and medical staff in achieving hospital and physician success
  • Renegotiate the physician-hospital compact

Bring your medical staff models up-to-date with this practical guide.

Take a look at the table of contents:

  • Chapter 1: Do we need a new medical staff model?
  • Chapter 2: From self-governed medical staff to a broken social contract: How did we get here?
  • Chapter 3: Physician-hospital competition and collaboration
  • Chapter 4: Candidates for the new medical staff model
  • Chapter 5: Which medical staff model is right for you?
  • Chapter 6: The "Seven Rs" of medical staff development planning
  • Chapter 7: Physician apathy: Is the medical staff still relevant to physicians?
  • Chapter 8: A step-by-step roadmap to improve physician-hospital relations

Who will benefit?

Chief medical officer, medical director, vice president medical affairs, quality director/manager, director physician relations, chief executive officer, chief operations officer, director of physician recruitment, medical staff director

Get the latest medical staff models you can adapt for your own organization-order this essential guide today.

About the Authors

Richard A. Sheff, MD, CMSL, is the chairman and executive director of The Greeley Company, a division of HCPro, Inc. in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Dr Sheff has more than 25 years of healthcare management and leadership experience. With a distinctive combination of medical, healthcare, and management acumen, Sheff develops tailored and valued solutions to the unique needs of physicians and hospitals.

William K. Cors, MD, MMM, CMSL, currently serves as the vice president of medical staff services for The Greeley Company. Cors is an experienced physician executive with a background that includes 15 years of clinical practice and more than 12 years of executive hospital/health system management, as well as experience as a healthcare consultant. Cors has worked extensively in all facets of medical staff affairs, operations, and development.

Published: August 2008