Samuel G. Agnew, MD, president and CMO of Global Trauma Solutions, says hospitals need to develop a surgeon-centric culture, grant authority to qualified service line leaders and run the service line like a business unit to achieve success in a hospital-based orthopedic service line.
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Why Salary Isn't Everything: Creating a Successful Orthopedic Service LineWritten by Sabrina Rodak | October 18, 2011
Although salary is a significant consideration when employing orthopedic surgeons for a service line, hospital leaders also need to take into account the specific needs of orthopedic surgeons and how hospitals can support their career.
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