Exclusive physician contracts: their benefits and drawbacks.

  • Published 1987 in Health technology


Hospital CEOs are mandated to ensure services of high quality at the same time that they control costs and limit malpractice exposure. Especially in resource-intensive specialties such as anesthesia and diagnostic imaging, use of exclusive contracts with physician groups may increase the CEO's ability to realize these objectives. However, exclusive contracts carry some risk; CEOs should know what these are and how to minimize them.

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@article{1987ExclusivePC, title={Exclusive physician contracts: their benefits and drawbacks.}, author={}, journal={Health technology}, year={1987}, volume={1 4}, pages={157-64} }