Physicians as Comanagers

September 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p8
The article discusses the issue of the effectiveness and relevance of comanagement models for service lines. Paul J. Hensler of Kern Medical Center shares his positive experience in involving physicians in service lines. Barry Solomon of Providence Health believes that shared governance will be effective if everyone is working toward the same goal, while James R. Gray of Landmark Hospital doubts its effectiveness in view of the doctors' being a tough group to manage.


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