Revisit RN Workforce Strategies to Address Re-energized Unions Amid Worker Shortages

SullivanCotter’s Cathy Loose was recently featured in Healthcare Business Today to discuss how leaders can be more proactive in ensuring the right compensation programs and rewards are in place for all nurses.


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Succession Planning and the Role of a Dynamic Provider Needs Assessment

Health care organizations are under pressure to ensure proper staffing and continuity of care to support the communities they serve. In addition to determining the right number and type of clinicians, organizations must also monitor potential retirements and reductions in clinical productivity levels to help inform succession planning needs.


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ARTICLE | Assessing Pay Equity

In an article published by the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals, SullivanCotter outlines how health care organizations can effectively monitor, measure and achieve pay equity.


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Physician-Hospital Affiliation Strategies

Market pressures continue to test the financial sustainability of health care organizations nationwide. To succeed in a rapidly evolving marketplace, health systems, medical groups and physicians must work together to develop a more intentional and comprehensive affiliation strategy to help drive performance and improve outcomes.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2023 Physician Fee Schedule Changes

Does your organization understand how changes to the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule may affect wRVU productivity in different specialties and settings - including hospital inpatient and observation, emergency services and skilled nursing facilities?


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Physician Fee Schedule: 2023 Changes

As health systems evaluate changes to the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule, they must be aware of the impact on Medicare reimbursement, reported wRVUs, and provider compensation plans forspecialties most likely to be affected.


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Advanced Practice Providers: Highest Paid Specialties and Regions

Utilizing data from SullivanCotter's 2022 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey, Becker's Hospital Review has listed the top 20 highest-paid specialties for both nurse practitioners and physician assistants. It also shares median total cash compensation by region.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2022 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey

SullivanCotter’s 2022 Health Care Staff Compensation Survey includes data from nearly 1,300 organizations on more than 1.2M individual employees- providing organizations with critical compensation market data, information on key employee workforce practices, and insight into emerging industry trends.


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PRESS RELEASE | APP Survey Results Highlight Dynamic Market for Talent

With median total cash compensation (TCC) up by 4.5% over last year for nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) across all major specialty categories – primary care, medical, surgical and hospital-based – this year’s results reflect a dynamic market requiring organizations to develop more competitive approaches to advanced practice provider (APP) compensation.


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CRNA Compensation: Supporting Recruitment and Retention

A critical cornerstone of effective CRNA recruitment and retention strategies is the establishment of competitive compensation packages and desirable practice environments aligned with evolving CRNA preferences and market trends.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2022 APP Compensation and Productivity Survey

SullivanCotter’s 2022 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey includes data from nearly 700 organizations on more than 100,000 individual APPs from across the country - providing health care organizations with critical compensation market data, information on key APP workforce practices, and insight into emerging industry trends.


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Patient Panels and Provider Compensation

With risk-based contracting and value-based reimbursement at top of mind, many hospitals and health systems re-evaluating their panel management and patient care delivery strategies in an effort to better support the achievement of system-wide population health goals.


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Becker’s Healthcare | Split/Shared Visits: Q&A with Zachary Hartsell

Featured in Becker's Hospital Review, Zachary Hartsell discusses recent changes to the Physician Fee Schedule and how the modifications pertaining to reimbursement for split/shared visits has the potential to alter the existing workflow of physicians and APPs.


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PODCAST | Shared Services Performed by Physicians and APPs

Due to recent changes to the Physician Fee Schedule regarding modifications to billing for split/shared visits, many physicians and advanced practice providers are facing significant workflow changes.


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PODCAST | Submitting Split/Shared Visits for Reimbursement

Zachary Hartsell joins BESLER's Hospital Finance Podcast to discuss revised conditions for submitting split/shared visits for reimbursement


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INFOGRAPHIC | Pulse Survey Results: 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Changes

Learn more about how organizations are addressing the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule changes with insight from SullivanCotter's recent pulse survey


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INFOGRAPHIC | Split/Shared Visits

Learn more about split/shared visits and the impact and opportunity of recent changes to the Physician Fee Schedule


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INFOGRAPHIC | Advanced Practice Provider Productivity

As health care organizations look for ways to better utilize and retain their clinical workforce, effectively measuring and projecting advanced practice provider productivity is imperative.


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INFOGRAPHIC | 2021 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey

As health care organizations nationwide continue to increase the size of their advanced practice provider workforce, market interest in and need for data-driven intelligence to help recruit, retain, and engage this critical provider group is growing. Learn more from SullivanCotter's 2021 Advanced Practice Provider Compensation and Productivity Survey.


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INFOGRAPHIC | Optimizing Nursing Skill Mix

Nursing skill mix is an important consideration in the design of nursing department staffing as hospitals and health systems continue to face critical staffing shortages.


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