A survey of hospital medical staffs--Part 2. uri icon


  • This is the second part of an article reporting the results of the 1982 Medical Staff Organization Survey conducted by the American Hospital Association. Part 1, which appeared in the December 1, 1983 issue of Hospitals, dealth with the size and specialty composition of the medical staff, its role in hospital governance and administration, and the nature of medical staff committees. This part addresses selected issues of staff credentialing and compensation arrangements for physicians in administrative and clinical positions, particularly emphasizing the traditional hospital-based physician. In addition, it examines the extent of physician multiple-hospital appointment and the dependence of hospitals on the top five admitting physicians.

author list (cited authors)

  • Morrisey, M. A., Shortell, S. M., & Noie, N. E.

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  • 3