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Healthcare organizations are facing many challenges in this new era of healthcare reform, one of which is to establish a new operating model for the organized medical staff. Deeply rooted in tradition, the current medical staff model can no longer hold in an environment where quality, safety, service, and cost-effectiveness are required for healthcare organizations to not only survive but truly thrive. In this book, the author, an experienced physician leader and healthcare consultant, describes key changes that must be made to redesign the medical staff model. He provides specific guidance and examples to help healthcare leaders and executives work with their physician leaders to face these changes successfully. Well-regarded contributors and subject matter experts offer additional examples and insights with special content throughout the book.
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Healthcare executives and administrators, physician executives, and board leaders can use this book as a guide to learn from organizations that have successfully integrated and aligned with their medical staffs into a collaborative environment. Examples of organizations with medical staffs that have made a complete commitment to the success of their enterprises and the health of their communities are incorporated throughout the book.