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SEPRA Live Webinar: The Significance of a Physician Needs Assessment
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1/27/2020
When: Monday, January 27, 2020
1:00 PM
Where: Online and conference call - link will be emailed in registration confirmation.
United States


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The Significance of a Physician Needs Assessment

Time: 10:00 am PT / 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET

Presenter: Randy Gott, Senior Vice President, Coker Group

Cost: Members/Free, Non-members/$99

Webinar Overview

This webinar will focus on a key element of successful provider recruitment planning - determining physician needs through a comprehensive physician needs assessment. The needs assessment will assist organizations in determining and documenting needs by specialty and in the development of an organizational recruitment plan. This session will provide a framework for the development of a recruitment plan and documentation of the needs of the service area on a specialty specific basis. Discussion will focus on determining an organization’s service area, understanding the make-up of the providers and the service area, using ratios to document need, how qualitative factors can impact needs in a specialty, documenting factors that go beyond population ratios in determining needs and the development of a recruitment plan and priorities by specialty.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the significance of a physician needs assessment as a precursor to recruitment
  • Recognize the importance of documenting needs in the development of recruitment strategies and incentive
  • Describe the factors that impact community needs in provider recruitment

Speaker Bio

As a senior vice president for Coker Group, Randy Gott provides medical staff planning and related assistance, physician compensation plan development, and fair market value/commercial
reasonableness assessment and consulting services for a broad spectrum of healthcare clients nationally. His particular interests are in medical staff and physician/provider development that support an organization’s mission and strategy. He works with organizations in physician recruitment and manpower development areas involving physician needs assessments and implementation strategies that include physician recruitment policy development and assessing organizational priorities and practices. With more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, Mr. Gott’s expertise in physician manpower, compensation, and incentive plan design have benefited many organizations across the country.

Additionally, Mr. Gott serves as an expert witness on issues surrounding physician compensation and physician manpower needs. He has served as an expert to a major law firm in a lawsuit against a hospital prosecuted by the Department of Justice on charges that the hospital violated federal anti-kickback laws related to physician recruitment arrangements on behalf of existing medical practices (United States of America v. Barry Weinbaum, Tenet Health System Hospitals Inc., Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Inc.). The case focused attention on the legality of practices that hospitals commonly use to provide physician recruitment assistance to recruited physicians and affiliated medical practices.