Creating Sustainable Physician Hospital Strategies provides a concise, straightforward approach for developing win-win relationships with physicians. Applicable to all healthcare organizations from small community hospitals to large health systems the best-practice approach in this book has four steps, each of which answers a key question: What do we need to know about existing physician-related trends? What is our current market position and state of relations with physicians? Which engagement options should we consider? How do we select and implement the options and maintain a successful strategy to sustain physician hospital alignment into the future? After a brief look at the trends affecting physician hospital relationships, the book describes how to determine the best physician-engagement strategy for your organization. It also provides advice for integrating physician strategy into the organization s overall capital, strategic, and financial plans.