Healthcare Intelligence Network
Health Management Career Update
Vol. VI, No. 18
September 28, 2007
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Sponsored by: Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008
Healthcare Trends and Forecasts in 2008, an October 10, 2007, audio conference will examine the trends that will impact the healthcare industry in 2008.
Industry experts from key areas of the healthcare industry will delve into the trends that are shaping today's healthcare industry. You'll hear from Dr. Peter Kongstvedt, a partner in the health and managed care consulting services division of Accenture, on health plan trends, Nathan Kaufman, managing director for Kaufman Strategic Advisors, on hospital trends, Dr. Joel Diamond, partner, with Diamond, Fera & Associates and chief medical officer at dbMotion Inc., on trends impacting physician groups and Elizabeth Opland, director of product development and deployment at Gordian Health Solutions, on trends impacting the wellness and health promotion sector.For more information or to register, please visit:
1.) Architectural Project Manager
Manage and maintain architecture project plan. Follow standard project practices in terms of status reporting, risk management, issue tracking, and work plan management. Deliver the required technical product(s) for each project, phase ensuring quality is planned and achieved.For more information, please visit:
Meditech Implementation Specialists
We currently have exciting opportunities available for Meditech Implementation Specialists. These positions offer the opportunity to work at different clients around the country.For more information, please visit:
Project Manager - PMO
The main responsibility of this position is to lead a project PMO team providing leadership and management of standard project practices following an established Project Management Methodology (PMM) and System Development Methodology (SDM). Additional responsibilities include status reporting, risk management, issue tracking, change management, and work plan management.For more information, please visit:
2.) Situation Wanted: Learning & Development Specialist
Learning & Development Specialist with over 20 years experience developing training strategies, processing system tutorials, and other instructional materials (manuals and e-learning) for managed health care organizations. Experienced with commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, and TRICARE plans as well as with network, group, staff and IPA models, public managed care companies and academic medical centers. Specializes in start-up operations, onboarding new hires, as well as processing system conversions and upgrades.For more information, please visit:
3.) Hospitalists in Community Hospitals
Hospitalists, as more than one CEO has noted, are the future in acute-care hospitals. As health care has evolved - with family practice physicians mostly engaged in office-based practices, internal medicine specialists largely removed from caring for inpatients, and critical care and emergency medicine physicians taking specialized roles - hospitalists increasingly began to fill an important niche: the general care of hospitalized patients. In this white paper, you'll hear how different community hospitals have structured their hospitalist programs, their future plans for such programs, or their reasons for not pursuing such programs.Learn more by downloading this white paper today at:
4.) Physician Compensation Fails To Keep Up With Inflation
The physician compensation of 60 percent of polled specialties failed to keep up with inflation in 2006, according to the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) ‘Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2007 Report Based on 2006 Data’.
The report also said that physicians – especially those in primary care – are working harder and their production increased at a faster rate than their compensation.For more information, please visit:
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5.) Hospitalists Hospitalists, a 45-page report, includes policies and procedures to develop a practical and physician-friendly hospitalists program – designed to improve and streamline patient care from the ER through discharge and transitional care period. Credentialing criteria and example job description for hospitalist physicians, along with references and resources, are also included. For more information, please visit:
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