Verto Education Announces Physician-Hospital Integration Course for Physicians and Execs

New Course Is Designed To Prepare Physicians and Hospitals for Integration

Online PR News – 02-December-2010 – – Frederick, MD--VERTO Education ( has launched a five-module course on physician-hospital integration. This timely course for physicians and hospitals, is delivered completely online, and outlines the critical issues for each side in an integration negotiation. These issues include various integration structures, valuation methodologies, how to approach physician compensation and, most importantly, governance/management principles.

VERTO Education’s Physician-Integration multi-disciplinary approach features critical insights from recognized leaders who have negotiated more than 125 physician-hospital integration transactions, and includes a separate module on how to approach the integration process.

Physician-hospital integration is a topic of significant interest to physicians and hospital administrators. According to a 2,413 respondent survey conducted by the American College of Cardiology this year, 40% of private group practices are currently integrating with hospitals or other practices. Double that number of cardiologists and significant numbers of other physician groups are expected to integrate in the next three years..

This course, created by industry experts Mike Carlson and Cathie Biga, is meant to prepare cardiologists, practice executives, and hospital administrators for integration negotiations, as well as to provide insight into the motivating factors for both parties.

Those who are interested in learning more about the course and the expert presenters can visit to preview a sample of the course, register, or request a detailed course information sheet.

About VERTO Education:
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