Physician Enterprise Solutions

Challenging the way we think about and address medical group performance
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Patients aren’t the only ones feeling the pain.

Each year, health systems invest millions of dollars on employed physician groups. Most lack the visibility and resourcing required to improve overall performance. This leaves physicians and medical group leaders frustrated due to the lack of actionable data and transparency required to drive meaningful progress. All the while, the burdens on physicians and expectations continue to increase.

Address the root cause. Improve your performance.

Premier’s Physician Enterprise Solution provides physicians, medical group leaders and hospital executives cost-effective insights and transformational strategies to address the ever changing and complex needs of the medical group. Our solutions may be tailored to address your unique needs and challenges by drawing on the capabilities outlined below.

Data & Analytics

The most comprehensive physician performance benchmark database in the industry – covering 25,000+ providers across 110+ subspecialties - provides unparalleled business intelligence for internal and external peer comparison.
• Scheduling
• Payroll
• Professional Billing
• General Ledger
• External Benchmarks

Data & Analytics

The most comprehensive physician performance benchmark database in the industry – covering 25,000+ providers across 110+ subspecialties - provides unparalleled business intelligence for internal and external peer comparison.

Collaborative

The Physician Enterprise Collaborative is a member-driven forum comprised of experienced executives from health systems, physician groups and Premier. The group comes together to share knowledge and develop solutions to address the core issues physicians face – provider burnout, limited resources, operational challenges, consumerism and declining reimbursement.
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Collaborative

The Physician Enterprise Collaborative is a member-driven forum comprised of experienced executives from health systems, physician groups and Premier. The group comes together to share knowledge and develop solutions to address the core issues physicians face – provider burnout, limited resources, operational challenges, consumerism and declining reimbursement.
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Advisory Services

Physician, clinical and operational leaders each with 20+ years of healthcare and consulting experience. Differentiated solutions to address performance improvement efforts while balancing considerations relative to the quadruple aim.

Advisory Services

A team of experts who can create data-driven strategies to improve alignment and performance and then implement the programs for success.

Meet Some of Our Experts

Chris Smedley

Vice President, Physician Enterprise Solutions

Chris
Smedley

During his 20 years in healthcare, Chris has focused on the physician enterprise as a leader in in both practice plan and consulting environments.
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Kearin Schulte

Principal, Physician Enterprise Advisory Services

Kearin
Schulte

Kearin has extensive operational and consulting experience in all aspects of the physician enterprise. She has leveraged her industry experience to bring real world experience to her consulting engagements. Read More

Shawn Griffin M.D.  

Vice President, Clinical Performance Improvement
and Applied Analytics

Shawn
Griffin

Dr. Shawn Griffin serves as a consultant for both physician and hospital quality improvement and analytics for our members. He is also contributing to the development of next-generation analytics... Read More

David Olson  

Vice President, Physician Enterprise Analytics (InflowHealth)

David
Olson

For over 15 years, David has worked as an executive consultant and engagement leader for hundreds of medical groups throughout the United States. Read More

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