ARTICLE | Key Agenda Items for Board Committees

SullivanCotter highlights ten important components of a health care organization's human capital strategy – namely people, process and technology practices.


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APPs: 2021 Evaluation and Management CPT Codes

SullivanCotter evaluates the impact of the 2021 E&M CPT code changes on advanced practice provider compensation productivity survey benchmarks


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Q&A | Utilizing Technology to Engage the Clinical Workforce

SullivanCotter experts recently answered questions on utilizing technology to manage physician and APP workforce performance – helping to uncover emerging trends and best practices for high-performing hospitals.


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Clinical Workforce Technology Solutions | Webinar Series

To help health care organizations address increasingly dynamic clinical workforce requirements, SullivanCotter continues to strengthen our innovative suite of technology, survey and data products.


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ARTICLE | 10 Best Practices for the Board’s Human Capital Committee

SullivanCotter highlights ten important components of a health care organization's human capital strategy – namely people, process and technology practices.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2020 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey

View highlights of the results from SullivanCotter's 2020 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey as well as considerations for the health care employee workforce during COVID-19 and through 2021 and beyond


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Optimizing Care Delivery in Response to COVID-19

Care delivery optimization between health systems and their affiliated hospitals, integrated practices, and physician and advanced practice provider (APP) workforces can promote financial sustainability by identifying gaps in care delivery, improving operational efficiency, reducing clinical variation, and expanding capacity for important growth initiatives.


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Implementing a Job Architecture

Is your organization in the process of implementing or considering a new human capital management system (HCM)? SullivanCotter discusses the importance of a well-defined job architecture, the hub around which critical HCM functionality is built, and shares best practices for optimizing the design, deployment and utilization of this new framework.


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PODCAST | Impact of COVID-19 on Physician and APP Compensation Practices

Zach Hartsell shares insights and discusses results from SullivanCotter's COVID-19 survey series on physician and APP compensation.


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SullivanCotter Webinar Series | Care Team Optimization

Hospitals and health systems nationwide continue to face a number of urgent financial and workforce challenges amidst an evolving global pandemic. As organizations look for ways to increase access and manage recovering patient volumes, transform operations and ensure financial stability, focusing on the optimization of the care delivery team is imperative.


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Navigating the Uncertainty of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis is impacting the not-for-profit sector in a myriad of ways. SullivanCotter addresses some of the compensation-related issues these organizations are facing and offers guidance for the Compensation Committee in these unprecedented times.


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Physicians: 2021 Evaluation and Management CPT Codes

SullivanCotter evaluates the impact of the 2021 Evaluation and Management CPT code changes on important physician compensation and productivity survey benchmarks.


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PODCAST | Trends in Physician Compensation

Dave Hesselink discusses results from SullivanCotter's 2019 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey with Besler on The Hospital Finance Podcast®


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Modern Healthcare | New CMS Star Ratings Ignore Socio-Economic Factors

SullivanCotter helps to analyze how the inconsistent application of peer groups between CMS’s new star ratings and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program are creating sizable discrepancies in reported performance.


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Q&A | What Comes After Physician Compensation Design?

SullivanCotter experts Dr. Mark Rumans, Chief Medical Officer, and Courtney Dutton, Principal, recently answered questions on physician compensation design and implementation - helping to uncover emerging trends and address some of the challenges health care organizations are facing today.


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CMS Star Ratings Highlight Need to Compare Performance by Hospital Type

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published its newest Star Ratings, designed to measure and report hospital quality. These ratings have provoked a number of questions and concerns as more than 3,600 hospitals - regardless of size, breadth of services, or geographic location - are benchmarked against a collective average.


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Using CMS Star Ratings to Drive Improvement at Specialty Hospitals

Using national benchmarks like the CMS Star Ratings can be a great way for specialty hospitals to help drive quality improvement, but only if they understand the nuances and complexities in the data and how to best analyze it.


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