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August 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2010, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p29
The article looks at the strategies of several hospitals to improve their economic alignment with employed physicians. Saint Thomas Health Services in Tennessee offers productivity-based compensation model for employed physicians. Mount Auburn Hospital in Massachusetts provides incentives to its physicians based on patient satisfaction ratings. Meanwhile, Iowa Health-Des Moines has created a limited liability company (LLC) to handle physicians' incentives.


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