Posts by Kyle Worthy

Achieving Medical Staff Alignment

Achieving Medical Staff Alignment By: Kyle Worthy Getting a hospital’s entire medical staff on the same page is no easy task. With so many competing interests, sometimes it seems like providing great patient care is the only thing everyone can agree on. Financial matters can make achieving alignment even more difficult, particularly when it comes…

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Hospital call pay: Turning a burden into a benefit

Hospital call pay: Turning a burden into a benefit By: Kyle Worthy, Senior Consultant Hospitals are struggling to survive. Financial challenges from shrinking reimbursements and skyrocketing expenses have pushed many facilities to the brink. The problem is especially dire in rural communities, where 5 percent of hospitals have closed since 2010, and another 21 percent…

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Call Pay Calculator®: A More Reliable Resource for Call Pay Data

Call Pay Calculator®: A More Reliable Resource for Call Pay Data By: Kyle Worthy, Senior Consultant When creating on-call compensation agreements, having reliable compensation benchmarks is essential, especially given the regulatory requirement that hospital-physician financial relationships must reflect the fair market value of the physician’s services.   Commercially available survey data is helpful as a…

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Introducing: Physician Employment Strategies Series

Introducing: Physician Employment Strategies Series By: Kyle Worthy For the first time in history, there are more physicians employed by hospitals than by private practices. This cultural shift, combined with a growing physician shortage, has made hospitals’ recruiting and retention more challenging than ever. Attempts to attract and retain top physician talent can be expensive…

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Excise Tax and Non-Profit Healthcare Organizations

Excise Tax: Impact On Tax-Exempt Heathcare Organizations By: Kyle Worthy A 2018 change in tax law will have a major impact on compensation for non-profit hospitals and healthcare systems. To learn more about the tax reform, we turned to Dan Mulholland and Henry Casale, partners at HortySpringer. HortySpringer is a healthcare law firm based in…

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Physician Employment LIVE: Tools to Attract, Retain, and Reward

Physician Employment LIVE: Strategic Tools to Attract, Retain, and Reward By: Kyle Worthy, Senior Consultant During the American Association of Physician Leadership’s Winter Institute in Orlando, MaxWorth presented a bonus session on how organizations can use compensation as a strategic tool to enhance their employment strategies. Register to hear the presentation, recorded live in January…

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Podcast: Interview with Dr. Peter Angood

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Peter Angood By: Kyle Worthy As the CEO of The Association for Physician Leadership, Dr. Peter Angood is trying to start a social movement.   Every physician is viewed as a leader in his or her community. But not every physician has had the opportunity to acquire the skill set needed…

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Podcast: Interview with Dr. Paul Reiman

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Paul Reiman By: Kyle Worthy With fairness and transparency as his top priorities, one orthopedist is leading the way to higher ground.   This week, we speak with Dr. Paul Reiman, an orthopedic surgeon from Southern California. When Dr. Reiman isn’t riding motocross, he’s working to solve some of healthcare’s most challenging…

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Webinar: 5 Leadership Principles of Call Compensation

Webinar Registration: 5 Leadership Principles of On-Call Compensation By: Kyle Worthy, Senior Consultant On-Demand Webinar Summary: When properly structured, call-pay arrangements can be a useful way to meet EMTALA obligations and further a hospital’s integration strategy. But when call-pay arrangements evolve from single-specialty negotiations they can turn into divisive, legal, financial and operational nightmares.   In…

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