Paul Keckley’s Blog post today caused me pause. And, I do have a different perspective. And more from me will follow….

http://www.paulkeckley.com/report/2015/7/27/a-fresh-look-at-physician-employment-by-hospitals

I start with thinking about the criteria to design a clinically and non-clinically integrated network of regional/community resources to improve the health and wellness of a population segments. I am beyond the bumper sticker definition of population health management here. I then consider ┬áthe mind-set and skill set to invite to the transformational conversation, without regard for who works for who. We need to be about value creation in business relationships first if we are to create value for populations. The same blue suits and same white coats need help as we all know physician employment was not the answer before. And, if heath system CEO’s thought their 1st divorce was costly…..well…