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Tag Archives: Employment contracts

Paul Drey Addresses Iowa Medical Society Conference

Posted in Iowa Medical Society

Brick Gentry’s president Paul Drey twice addresses the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) at its Annual Conference in Coralville, Iowa this month. “Protect Yourself: The Basics of Employment Contracts,” illuminates considerations for physician employment agreements. The program synopsis raises important questions:  “The work does not end once you verbally accept a position. But does the offer meet your… Continue Reading

Physician Contracting 101: Fundamental Provisions

Posted in Hospital/Physician Relationships

Physicians increasingly consider employment as a viable option for conducting a healthcare practice, indicative of the current national trend toward hospitals employing physicians. In my practice, I work extensively with physicians and physician groups.   I am introducing a series of brief videos to provide a preview of essential elements of employment contracts offered by a hospital,… Continue Reading

Hospital – Physician Relationships

Posted in Hospital/Physician Relationships

Based on the current playing field and environment, the trend is clear that hospitals and physicians are entering into employment relationships.  According to the 2012 edition of AHA Hospital Statistics, hospitals’ employment of physicians jumped 32% from 2000 to 2010.  It is difficult to know whether this trend will continue.  History has shown that it… Continue Reading