Nursing home control of physician resources

How much do we know about ways that nursing homes (NHs) manage or control physician resources? Physician involvement in the nursing home is recognized as important, yet little is known about the control over physician resources. The NHCOPR (Nursing Home Control of Physician Resources) scale looked at formal relationships. Thirty percent of NHs had weak control, 47.5% average control, and 24.8% tight control. The NHCOPR could impact resident outcomes and target interventions such as education or promotion of physician staff. (Free abstract only.)

View Full Article in:

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY