Dr. Fred Hosler, senior vice president and chief medical officer at Alegent Health, describes the role of electronic medical records in the pay-for-performance arena, the importance of adequate ramp-uptime and of building staff support in a collegial fashion for organizational ventures such as pay-for-performance. Dr. Hosler also describes how his organization is developing a physician leadership program in conjunction with Gallup University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Dr. Hosler and Michael O’Neil, vice president of strategic initiatives with HealthSpring, will be presenting inside details on how their organizations have engaged physicians in PFP programs during a September 6th audio conference, Making the Business Case for Physician Participation and Engagement in Pay-for-Performance Programs.

Source: Engaging Physicians in Pay-for-Performance Programs