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Jim Cremins needed a practice assessment for his Hagerstown, MD medical practice. Dr. Cremins was trying to determine whether to take the practice private. It is currently a hospital-run facility.
Dr. Cremins was referred to Healthscope and Brian King by a former colleague who understood his need for expert guidance. Healthscope reviewed the practice’s financial and production trends and rendered an opinion regarding the feasibility of taking the practice private.
Healthscope was able to offer an assessment and explanation of viable options critical to making this important decision. The financial benefits, expenses and factors in transitioning away from hospital...
Organ transplants are big business, but hospitals must be careful to set up clear-cut agreements with surgeons and protect themselves from possible litigation. There are also lessons in this story for how health systems should treat their doctors, or at least manage perceptions of how physicians are valued.
It’s unclear how the departure of Dr. Joseph Tector will affect Indiana University’s transplant program, one of the 10 largest in the country, but it seems clear the public recriminations accompanying his departure could have been avoided with better two-way communication and clearly defined terms between hospital and...