SullivanCotter Expands Physician Workforce Consulting Services

SullivanCotter announces the expansion of the firm's physician workforce services with the hiring of industry leaders Ron Vance, Patty Bohney and an additional team of five talented consultants. All associates were previously with Navigant's Healthcare Practice, and bring specialized expertise in physician compensation and workforce performance.


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INFOGRAPHIC: 2017 Physician Compensation and Productivity Insights

View highlights from SullivanCotter's 2017 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey Report


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Attracting and Retaining Physicians Through Benefits

Hospitals and health systems are increasingly employing physicians in an effort to enhance physician alignment, improve quality, grow market share and increase revenue. This labor market trend has focused attention on physician benefits, which may differ from benefits offered to other employees.


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Infographic | Provider Performance Incentive Compensation

As the health care industry adapts to new payment and care delivery models, value-based compensation is becoming increasingly more complex. With data reported from nearly 50 participating organizations, the following highlights from SullivanCotter’s 2015 Provider Performance Incentive Survey offer unique insight into emerging performance trends, quality measures and incentive design practices.


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Infographic: Physician On-Call Pay

With nearly 170 participating organizations providing information on more than 1,300 individual call panels, the Physician On-Call Pay Survey provides hospitals and health systems with the data they need to address complex call pay issues related to contract negotiations, fair market value, strategic call pay design and more.


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‘How Trustees Can Improve Alignment by Overseeing Physician Compensation’, Trustee Magazine

This article, published in AHA’s Trustee magazine, offers guidance to trustees who are overseeing physician compensation arrangements so they can confront governance challenges, improve alignment and mitigate financial and reputational risk to their organizations.


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‘Value-Based Physician Compensation: A Link To Performance Improvement’, hfm Magazine

SullivanCotter co-authors article with Mayo Clinic Health System for hfm Magazine.


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Effective Physician Compensation in the Movement from Volume to Value

This article, published in The Governance Institute’s March edition of E-Briefings, examines the two worlds in which health care organizations currently operate: one that is still fee-for-service and the new world of pay-for-outcomes.


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Kim Mobley Spoke at the American Health Lawyers Association’s FMV Affinity Group Roundtable Discussion

SullivanCotter Managing Principal Kimberly Mobley presented with a panel of speakers during the FMV Affinity Group Roundtable Discussion on “hot button” physician compensation issues. The webinar took place on November 14, 2014.


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Debra Slater Spoke at the Center of Advancing Provider Practice’s APRN/PA Annual Summit

SullivanCotter Consulting Principal Debra Slater addressed the Center of Advancing Provider Practice’s APRN/PA Annual Summit. This year’s event was held in Chicago, IL at the Hotel Chicago Downtown on Nov. 20, 2014.


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Aligning Physician Compensation With Strategic Goals

The cover article of the July 2014 issue of hfm chronicles how Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS) turned a complex array of physician compensation plans into a single integrated plan that aligned physicians and provided value-based care to their patients.


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The Perils of Payment

This article, featured in the July/August 2014 issue of Trustee magazine, addresses the risks and complexities of financial arrangements between hospitals and physicians.


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Principal Dave Hesselink Addresses The Healthcare Roundtable

Speaking on the topic, "Advanced Practice Clinician Trends," Dave addressed both the Patient Care Services Roundtable Group and the Group for Employed Physician Networks.


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Physician On-Call Pay: Compliance Considerations and Emerging Trends

Over the past several years, the provision of on-call pay has continued to increase. Therefore, it is important from a strategic, financial and regulatory perspective to properly structure physician on-call pay arrangements.


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Jim Rohan and Jason Tackett Present “Aligning Physician Compensation – The Journey from Volume to Value”

The half-day learning session was sponsored by the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council.


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SullivanCotter Data Reflected in “Shift in Payment Models Alters Physician Compensation”

As physician reimbursement shifts from a fee-for-service model to a value-based structure, expect to see changes in how compensation plans are drafted.


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Pay Gap Between Specialists, Primary Care Physicians Diminishing, According to Becker’s Hospital Review Article

Managing Principal and National Physician Compensation Practice Leader Kim Mobley provides additional insight on physician pay initiatives.


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Addressing APC and Staff Pay Disparities

The demand for advanced practice clinicians (APCs) has increased significantly, as have concerns about the impact of their base pay and incentives. Does your organization understand how APC compensation affects your bottom line?


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Kim Mobley Led AHLA Physicians Organization Bootcamp Webinar

Physician Compensation Leader Kim Mobley was a co-leader of the webinar and roundtable discussion, entitled "The Anatomy of Physician Integration, Part II—Governance Issues."


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