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Medical Staff Development Planning

Provider Development Planning, Medical Staff Development Planning, Physician Resource Planning, Provider Resource Planning, Recruitment Strategy – regardless of what these Plans are called by our clients, the purpose is to project the need for physicians, given a strategic purpose.

What We Do

  • Understand senior management and physicians’ opinions on strategy, market opportunities and resulting need for physicians and providers.
  • Test patient access to physicians against both hospitals across the country as well as patient expectations.
  • Identify market opportunities for physicians today, and three years out.
  • Calculate served lives given your dedicated primary care base.
  • Determine the need for specialists largely from your primary care base.
  • Consider served lives growth and aging of your physician base.
  • Filter the overall need for physicians based on your strategy.
  • Craft three-year recruitment recommendations.

What You Can Expect

  • 30 One-On-One Interviews
  • A Survey Across Your Physician Base
  • A Secret Shopper Patient Access Study
  • Current & Projected Market Need for Physicians
  • Your Primary Care Need Based on Targeted Served Lives
  • The Need for Specialists Given Your Primary Care Base
  • Detailed Recruitment Recommendations
  • A Defined Twelve Week Process
  • A Subscription Option
  • Our 365-Support

What Sets Our Demand Model Apart?

We believe that GMENAC, published surveys and publicly available ratios are both aged and no longer accurate. This is why we have built our proprietary Physician Demand Model.

Our Physician Demand Model

3d Health projects demand for physician services using our proprietary Physician Demand Model. The model was developed with utilization data purchased from the leading actuarial firm Milliman. The commercial physician encounter rates are based on Milliman’s proprietary database from nationwide commercial group data representing encounters from over 550 million-member-months. Medicare encounter rates are based on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ 5% sample data file, which is comprised of data representing encounters from over 13.8 million-member-months.

3d Health’s baseline Physician Demand Model projects demand for both physician and non-physician provider services for a traditionally managed patient population. The utilization data is age and gender specific across 47 provider specialties, 2 genders and 6 age cohorts – resulting in 564 actuarial rates vs. single use rates. The model is also capable of adjusting the projected demand for physician services across the continuum from loosely to well-managed care, allowing you to better plan for population health management and the expected impact on demand for physician services.

Are You Ready to Start?

Our proposals include the purpose of the engagement, project scope, underlying methodology, experience, timing and professional fees. Simply provide your basic contact information and we can get started.

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