Physician Recruiters and Health Care Executive Consultants Share Keys to Success in the Value Based Economy

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Cejka Search and Cejka Executive Search Experts to Speak at Regional, National and Virtual Conferences through 2013

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Health care executive and physician recruitment experts from Cejka Search and Cejka Executive Search will discuss a range of topics at national and regional conferences throughout 2013. Educational sessions include healthy organizational culture, value in the new health care economy, and leadership and alignment strategies for health care reform.

American Association of Physician Liaisons (AAPL) Annual Conference
Andy Sandler, Vice President of Cejka Search, will lead the Data Mining Round Table at the AAPL Annual conference in St. Louis, Mo. on June 20, 2013. Sandler will highlight the importance of technology resources in building an engaged medical staff and facilitate the attendees’ discussion of related challenges and solutions.

Fit Happens: Four Reasons and Ways to Build the Culture You Need to Recruit and Retain Physicians
Dan Whitlock, MD, MBA, Consulting Physician with Physician Wellness Services, and David Cornett, Senior Executive Vice President of Cejka Search, will present Fit Happens: Four Reasons and Ways to Build the Culture You Need to Recruit and Retain Physicians during a live webinar on June 25, 2013 at noon CST. Cornett and Whitlock will discuss how health care organizations can use cultural fit to increase physician retention, facilitate recruitment and create onboarding programs that result in decreased turnover, higher engagement and morale, and more satisfied physicians. Click here to view details and registration or copy and paste the following URL in your web browser:

The American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) Annual Conference
Lori Schutte, MBA, President, Cejka Search, will facilitate the panel discussion Is it a Game Changer? Delivering Value to Employed Physicians and their Employersat the AAMSE Annual Conference in St. Louis, Mo. on July 19, 2013. The panel includes two employed physicians, along with John Ellena, MD, Medical Director for BJC Medical Group and Cheryl DeVita, Senior Search Consultant at Cejka Search. The discussion will focus on the perceptions of how employed physicians and system executives define value in today’s reality of employed physician models.

Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT) Healthcare Governance Conference
Deedra Hartung, Senior Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Cejka Executive Search, will be the facilitator for a round table discussion featured at the Texas Healthcare Trustee conference in Fort Worth, Tex. On July 26, 2013, Hartung will moderate a discussion about identifying, developing and acquiring talented health care leaders during Value Based Economy: How Healthcare Reform Changes the Talent Required in the C-Suite.

Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR) Conference
Lori Schutte will join Hope Valvero, Talent Acquisition Manager for BJC Medical Group, in presenting Building an Efficient Medical Staff Engine: Achieve System-Wide Goals with Transparency on August 13, 2013 in Tucson, Ariz. They will discuss physician recruitment and retention trends and present an in-depth case study on one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the U.S. and its success rebuilding the compensation structure and recruitment platform.

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Annual Conference – Healthcare Innovations Pavilion
Vivian M. Luce, MBA, Vice President, Cejka Search, will present Building Physician Leadership: How and Why on October 7, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. Luce will explore how physician leaders can help health care organizations retain, develop and align their medical staffs. She will also analyze the effect of physician vacancy on a practice’s bottom-line.

About Cejka Search
Cejka Search is a nationally recognized physician, health care executive, advanced practice and allied health search firm providing services exclusively to the health care industry for more than 30 years. Cejka Search recruits top health care talent for organizations nationwide through our team of experienced professionals, award-winning recruitment technology and commitment to service excellence. Cejka Search is a Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. company, a leading provider of health care staffing services in the United States.

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