MED3OOO Announces Steps to Successful Physician Affiliation Webinar

Free Webinar to Feature, Dr. Stephen Newman, COO Tenet Healthcare

PITTSBURGH, PA (February 17th, 2011) – MED3OOO, a national leader in healthcare management and technology products and services, announced today that it will be hosting a free webinar exploring the “Steps to Successful Physician Affiliation”. This webinar will be led by one of the nation’s most powerful physicians in business, Dr. Stephen Newman, COO Tenet Healthcare.

During this one hour webinar, attendees will hear from both the physician and hospital perspectives, why affiliation makes sense. They will also discover how to create a fair and mutually beneficial relationship between physicians and hospitals, learn how affiliation strategies include much more than just physician employment, review best practices, identify common pitfalls, and determine how to differentiate an affiliated group.

The webinar will be held: March 16, 2011
             3:00 PM EST/2:00 PM CST

What will be discussed:
• The top steps to successful physician affiliation
• The importance of broad-based, market-specific strategies
• How to develop a model for long-term success
• Common pitfalls to avoid
• How to deploy technology
• Ways to manage expectations

Who Should Attend:
• C-Level Hospital Executives
• Physician Executives and Group Leaders
• Healthcare Consultants

To register for this event click here

About Dr. Stephen Newman, M.D.
Stephen L. Newman, M.D., Chief Operating Officer for Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is responsible for operational oversight of Tenet’s acute care hospitals, as well as ambulatory surgery centers and diagnostic imaging centers. 

From March 2003 until his promotion to COO in January 2007, Dr. Newman served as Chief Executive Officer of Tenet’s California operations, building a successful, profitable core of hospitals in a highly competitive market.  Tenet’s California hospitals were the first to implement the company’s Targeted Growth Initiative (TGI), in which a hospital’s service offerings and growth plans are matched against anticipated future changes in the health care needs of its community.  Based on its early success in California, the TGI has been rolled out to Tenet hospitals nationwide.

Prior to joining Tenet, Dr. Newman served as President of Columbia/HCA’s Omega Division, a 14-hospital group in four states.  Beginning in April 1997, he served as President and CEO of Columbia/HCA’s Louisville Healthcare Network, a three-hospital, 1,200-bed system in Louisville, Kentucky, and simultaneously served as CEO at Audubon Hospital, a 680-bed hospital in the Louisville system.

From 1990 to 1997, Dr. Newman served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Touro Infirmary, a 350-bed medical center in New Orleans.

Before becoming a hospital executive in 1990, Dr. Newman was a pediatric gastroenterologist, teaching and practicing medicine for 12 years.

Dr. Newman serves on the Board of Directors of the Federation of American Hospitals and serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Labor, Education and Health Policy Council.

Since its founding in 1995, MED3OOO has grown to become a leading provider of healthcare information technology and services.  With over 1,700 employees, MED3OOO provides innovative products and services for physicians, hospitals, municipalities, and payers.  The company provides a complete platform of clinical and business performance products (EHR systems, PM systems, data warehouse/reporting/decision support systems, and TPA systems) and services (RCM, practice management and operational oversight, coding and compliance consulting, provider network and health plan administration, and staffing).  MED3OOO solutions improve clinical and financial outcomes through the integrated application of systems, operations, informatics, and expertise.
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