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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PRESS RELEASE | Sophisticated Compensation Enhancements Added to PPMT™

With the new Clinician Pay feature, PPMT™ now enables users to streamline the compensation management process by automating clinical draw calculations and payments based on current performance and organization-defined criteria.


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WEBINAR | The Impact of the Changing Health Care Environment on Primary Care

Hosted by the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals, this session will highlight changes in primary care compensation design and pay practices as organizations navigate the ongoing impact of COVID-19, address modifications to Stark Law, and analyze the impact of the modifications to the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule.


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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Optimize Clinical Resources to Support Population Health Management

Health care organizations must identify the right amount and type of physician specialties to operate effectively in the markets they serve with the goals of optimizing clinical performance as the focus on value-based care and population health management intensifies.


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PRESS RELEASE | SullivanCotter Integrates Health Care Contract Management Solution into PPMT™

SullivanCotter announces partnership with Ntracts to incorporate full-scale contract lifecycle management as part of its comprehensive Provider Performance Management Technology™ (PPMT) platform.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2020 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey

View highlights of the results from SullivanCotter's 2020 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey as well as considerations for using the 2020 benchmark data to assess the competitiveness of physician compensation programs and incentive practices.


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PRESS RELEASE | SullivanCotter Releases Enhanced Patient Panel Management Capabilities for PPMT™

PPMT™ enables organizations to automate the assignment of patients to clinician panels through sophisticated client-defined rules. It then calculates a risk-adjusted panel size and applies compensation calculations for a group or individual based on an organization’s requirements


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PRESS RELEASE |
Hospital Sisters Health System Implements PPMT™

By leveraging PPMT™, an industry-first, cloud-based product that enables physician and APP engagement through transparent performance-based compensation administration and analytical capabilities, the organization is looking to automate and align the management of clinician pay and performance across its medical group.


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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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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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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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PRESS RELEASE | Physician Compensation Evolving to Address Complex Operating Environment

Read a summary of results from SullivanCotter's 2019 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey, which includes data on base salary, total cash compensation and clinical productivity such as collections, wRVUs and more.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2019 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey

As health care organizations today are faced with a number of competing forces, physician compensation programs continue to change in a rapidly evolving marketplace. View related highlights from SullivanCotter’s 2019 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey, featuring data from nearly 700 hospitals and health systems.


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From Volume to Value: Managing Provider Performance

Managing provider performance and compensation has grown increasingly complex, and many organizations lack the proper tools and technology to support this process. To help uncover opportunities for improvement, we facilitated a series of focus groups with hospitals, health systems and medical groups ranging in size from 500 - 2,000 providers.


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WellStar Health Partners with SullivanCotter to Align and Engage Physicians with Transparent Compensation and Performance Data for Large Multispecialty Medical Group

Developed in cooperation with Mayo Clinic, Provider Performance Management Technology™ is an industry-first, cloud-based solution that enables provider engagement and alignment through transparent performance-based compensation administration and analytical capabilities.


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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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INFOGRAPHIC | 2018 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey

View highlights from SullivanCotter's 2018 Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey, featuring data from nearly 750 organizations covers more than 167,000 individual physicians and advanced practice providers.


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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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