More and more physicians are opting for employed positions, either when starting their careers or in transitioning from independent practice to "employee" status, when a practice is sold or merged.
Nationally known healthcare consultant Jeffrey Gorke translates his nearly 30 years of experience into a winning playbook for employed physicians in a healthcare practice.
Packed with tips, insights and action-oriented tools, this guide helps readers rapidly master the language, the players, and the management structures of healthcare practices. Learn how to size up location, culture, compensation, benefits, and be prepared to ask all of the right questions in identifying, seeking, and landing the best job.
Written in the no-nonsense tone that has made Greenbranch Publishing the definitive voice of physician practice management, The Employed Physician: Your Essential Guide to the Business of Medicine (in print or convenient eBook) is the ultimate tool to give you the confidence you'll need as you become an employed physician. Remember, the more control you have going in, you will have fewer surprises during the recruitment and negotiation process.
A comprehensive, step-by-step checklist makes sure you cover every question in the practice-selection process and lets you do revealing side-by-side comparisons of all the practices under consideration.
Practical tips and reality checkpoints on what to expect in the healthcare practice setting.
Instant financial mastery: Spreadsheets and graphs make it easy for readers to evaluate business and financial data to learn what's really happening in a practice — and what questions you'll need to keep asking if you decide to join.
Decision points enabling readers to compare/contrast private or employed (hospital-owned) medical practice employment.
Value-based care content and how that paradigm shift will have an impact on clinic finances.
The dream job can turn out to be the wrong job if the employment contact is not fair. Make sure you are armed with the critical details.
Accountants, lawyers, financial advisors. How to find competent professionals.
Clear action steps: How to evaluate factors such as a practice's location or culture and what plusses and minuses to look for in terms of managers, consultants, and business structure.
And a Bonus! Illustrative real-life anecdotes from the medical practice trenches.