Maxworth Resouces: Call Pay and Hosptial Culture

The MaxWorth Team has been working with professionals in the healthcare industry for over thirteen years. What’s the most important thing we’ve learned? That there’s always more to learn. Healthcare is constantly changing. So are the challenges we aim to address.  We hope you can benefit from the collective knowledge and experiences of our clients and strategic partners.

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Regaining stability after the storm

Regaining stability after the storm By: Kyle Worthy Like many businesses, hospitals are slowly beginning to find their footing. After months of uncertainty and fear, many are seeking to return to normal. But the experiences of the last few months will stay with us for sometime.    Some clients have shared with us that revenue…
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The impact of call coverage on a hospital’s reputation

The impact of call coverage on a hospital’s reputation By: Kyle Worthy Hospitals tell us that nearly 80 percent of their patients come through their emergency departments. That means that the majority of patients are directly affected by which service lines are available on call. Therefore, this availability (or lack thereof) has an impact on…
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Healthcare leadership and the illusion of transparency

Healthcare leadership and the illusion of transparency By: Kyle Worthy As we discussed last week, physician burnout is a pressing issue in healthcare right now. Doctors have cited a lack of recognition and appreciation as a contributing factor to the growing problem. Having a strategy in place for demonstrating appreciation might be more important than…
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Call Pay: It’s not just about the money

Call Pay: It’s not just about the money By: Kyle Worthy Whenever we suggest that call pay isn’t really about the money, the idea is met with skepticism. This is understandable given that on the surface, the money matters quite a bit. Doctors are demanding to be paid more, and many have even refused to…
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Call Coverage and Physician Burnout

Call Coverage and Physician Burnout By: Kyle Worthy A recent survey found that physician burnout is as widespread as ever. 42% of respondents,  who represented 29 different specialties, reported that they had experienced burnout. Office tasks, a lack of respect from administrators, and the reduction in reimbursement rates were cited as contributing factors to this…
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Why Call Pay is still an issue at many healthcare organizations

Why call pay is still an issue at many healthcare organizations By: Kyle Worthy A few years ago, call pay was a hot topic in the healthcare community. Today, the issue has fallen off many people’s radar. Is this because the crisis was solved? Our observations suggest otherwise. Reimbursements in the fee-for-service model continue to…
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Three insights that will transform the way you work with physicians

Three insights that will transform the way you work with physicians By: Kyle Worthy As a part of our work designing and implementing call pay programs at healthcare organizations, we routinely facilitate Physicians’ Call Committee meetings. Over the past thirteen years, we’ve met with with over 4,000 doctors at hospitals of all sizes in every…
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