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NJCTH has launched a Faculty Developement Resource Guide. The Faculty Development Resource Guide was developed to meet the educational needs of our member physician-faculty. Based on a needs assessment conducted with our members, the Faculty Development Resource Guide is composed of topics that were identified as educational needs by our members.
New Jersey is experiencing a shortage of doctors. In fact, it’s projected that by 2020 the state will be about 3,000 primary care physicians short of what is needed to give optimal health care.
Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation Holds Annual Recognition Gala at Yankee Stadium (hackensackumc.org) On September 13, more than 1,000 guests gathered at world-famous Yankee Stadium in the Bronx for the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation Annual Recognition Gala. This year’s Recognition Gala raised more than $2 million, which will benefit the many programs and initiatives provided by HackensackUMC.
CMS launches Open Payments website (ahanews.com) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today launched Open Payments, a new website that discloses financial payments made by drug and device manufacturers to physicians and teaching hospitals.
3 skills effective hospital leaders need (feircehealthcare.com) As healthcare providers reshape their infrastructure to a post-Affordable Care Act (ACA) world, they must think about how to hire the most effective executives, according to Hospitals & Health Networks.
6 essential differences between gainsharing and shared savings programs (beckershospitalreview.com) Shared savings and gainsharing are two ways to align providers' interests to decrease healthcare costs as the healthcare industry transition from volume to value. Gainsharing is the direct payment by hospitals to physicians, based on reducing hospital costs and meeting quality of care standards.