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Financial and Nonfinancial Incentives as Factors on Employees' Intent to Leave Primary Care Medical Group Practices in Central New York.
The study investigated the effect of financial and non-financial incentives upon turnover intentions in four Central New York primary care medical group practices. The purpose of the study is to identify non-financial incentives and financial incentives as factors on the intent to leave primary care medical group practices. In addition, the relationship between the level of employee education and financial and non-financial incentives is explored.
Medical Group Governance: Clarifying Expectations.
This study investigates the issues surrounding Medical Group Practices and its need to continually clarify and reinforce governance structures as a direct result of multiple stakeholder involvement. These stakeholders include hospitals, insurers, practice management companies, and physicians. Many individuals contend "ownership" in the practice therefore clarifying expectations and establishing formal policies between these parties, and those responsible for the financial well being of the practice, are of paramount importance to medical group management. This study has recently been submitted to the Journal of the Medical Group Management Association.
Why Employees Resist Change in Medical Practice Acquisitions and Mergers.
Understanding employees' values and considerations is important in undergoing major organizational change. This research provides an insight of the business and financial aspects versus the human relations aspects of acquiring a medical group practice. The five employees interviewed in this analysis provide insight as to the factors that employees consider in resisting change. Considering how employees feel through communicating will have a significant impact on efficiency, effectiveness, and turnover.