December 15, 2009
A Tighter Bond: California Hospitals Seek Stronger Ties With Physicians
Debra A. Draper;Elizabeth A. November;Robert A. Berenson
California HealthCare Foundation
Examines trends and strategies in alignments between the state's hospitals and physicians, including joint ventures, emergency call coverage arrangements, use of hospitalists, and medical directorships. Considers legal and policy implications.