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Stratum Welcomes Nikki Smith to the Team

December 22, 2015

| Stratum News

Nikki Smith supports the Executive Search Division as the new Executive Search Consultant. Through engagements with clients and shareholders, she provides recruitment services for high-level executive and physician leadership roles. She has more than ten years of customer service experience and strongly believes in the value of integrity within all client relationships. Nikki holds a Bachelor’s ...Read More

Survey: Physician Practices Remain Optimistic About Ability To Meet ICD-10 Deadline.

February 27, 2015

| Industry News

“Physician practices remain optimistic about their ability to meet the ICD-10 deadline and are slightly more prepared to meet that goal than last year, according to a new survey from…Navicure.” But, the “survey…found that only 21 percent feel they are on track with preparation efforts.” The article points out that “a report from the American ...Read More

Stratum Listed as a Top Amerinet Member

October 24, 2014

| Stratum News

In a recent update presented by Amerinet, Stratum Med, Inc. was listed as the leader within their Non-Acute Care membership. Stratum, a collaborative alliance of physician-owned and health system-employed physician groups has reached impressive aggregated contract tiers due to their size and buying power.  Amerinet estimates Stratum’s 2014 sales to be nearly $70M.

Stratum Welcomes Ruth Meyer to the Team

October 19, 2014

| Stratum News

Ruth Meyer is joining Stratum as the new Business Relations Associate.  She brings with her a strong Customer Service background and a team player mentality.  Ruth provides support to Stratum’s Executive and Physician recruitment division and also assists in business development activities. Ruth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Management from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. ...Read More

Balancing Life With a Career in Surgery

August 27, 2014

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New data demonstrate that marital status, children, and gender appear to have a powerful effect on the career planning of general surgery residents.Graduate surgical education has changed significantly during the past 20 years. Several events have changed the landscape considerably, including the elimination of the pyramidal training system in 1983, the institution of the Accreditation ...Read More

A Census of Actively Licensed Physicians in the United States, 2012

November 27, 2013

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Over the past 150 years, state medical licensing and regulatory boards in the United States have steadily evolved from entities that simply issued medical licenses …Read Full Article

Hospitals See Alignment With Doctors as Boon to Patient Care

July 15, 2013

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Hospital executives believe physician relationships are key to their success in the quickly developing accountable care environment. Read More!

Physician Compensation: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

September 13, 2011

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As healthcare is revolving, including modifications in delivery and payment methods, physician compensation has to evolve as well. Read More!

MGMA Survey: Starting Salary Greatest for Specialty Care Physicians in Multispecialty Practices

August 11, 2011

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Median first-year guranteed compensation was greater for specialty-care physicians in multispecialty practices than in single-specialty practices acording to the Medical Group Management Association’s (MGMA’s) Physician Placement Starting Salary Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data …Read Full Article

Who’s the Happiest?

July 28, 2011

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What specialty has the most satisfied physician? Dermatologists take the care with Radiologists and oncologists following …Read Full Aricle

Immune to Cuts: Lofty Salaries at Hospitals

March 15, 2011

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By Jim Dwyer At Bronx-Lebanon, a hospital that exists only by the grace and taxed fortunes of the people of New York State, the chief executive was paid $4.8 million in 2007 and $3.6 million in 2008, records show. At NewYork-Presbyterian, a hospital system that receives nearly half a billion dollars annually in public money, ...Read More

States Prepare to Revamp Relicensing Requirements

January 24, 2011

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By: Mary Ellen Schneider, Internal Medicine News Digital Network State medical boards are eyeing ways to overhaul the relicensure process so that it better measures a physician’s efforts to stay abreast of clinical developments. Currently, while the public assumes that state licensure means that a physician remains competent, that’s just not the case, according to ...Read More