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Medical Staff Development Planning

Medical staff development plans determine the number of physicians needed in each specialty based on market demand and conditions. The plan also builds in transition planning based on staff composition factors such as specialty and age.  The medical staff development plan encompasses analysis of market area, medical staff composition, provider supply, market demand along with interviews and surveys of existing medical staff to determine physician needs.


  • Support the growth and success of a hospital with the right mix of primary care providers and specialists.
  • Get assistance navigating Stark and IRS regulations regarding recruitment of new physicians.
  • Gain the information and analysis you need to effectively support hospital leadership in its physician recruitment and retention efforts.

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CHC is a trusted business companion that has paired nicely with our organization. The data they provide makes each day run more efficiently, giving me the opportunity to focus on recruiting quality physicians.
~Michelle D. Wiltz, Director of Physician Recruiting, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas


Correlating provider supply and demand: Medical Staff Development Planning

The Situation

A significant part of the growth and success of a hospital is dependent upon the right mix of primary care providers and specialists. However, the demand for these professionals greatly outweighs the supply. As the provider workforce ages, hospitals are forced to compete for the recruitment of new talent. To add to the complexity, hospitals must contend with Stark and IRS regulations regarding recruitment of new providers. Without strategic analysis and careful planning, provider recruitment programs may become stagnant and the hospitals will suffer. This is where...

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Swimming Upstream: Meeting the Challenges of Social Determinants of Health

It’s been said that patients’ ZIP codes matter more than their genetic codes when it comes to health status. That’s because certain conditions in the places where people live, work, learn and play can pose greater health risks and poorer outcomes. In public health terms, these conditions are called social determinants of health or, sometimes, upstream determinants of health. Basically, the concept is that nonclinical factors influence health outcomes.

Scientific research has proven the concept holds. The Annals of Internal Medicine in 2014 examined rehospitalizations based on patients’ place of...

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