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  • The Pinnacle Group Welcomes New Analyst

    Posted On: August 30, 2010

    The Pinnacle Group is excited to extend a warm welcome to Mr. Drew Hoffman, a recent addition to the Pinnacle Team as Analyst.

    Drew will support Pinnacle’s healthcare physician compensation, valuation and appraisal divisions, with a focus on fair market value analysis of professional service arrangements.  He additionally provides market research, financial analysis and business plan development.

    Prior to joining Pinnacle, Drew interned at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a company known as one of the world’s ...

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  • Smart Investing in a Down Economy

    Posted On: August 24, 2010

    Sometimes the best opportunities come during the worst of times.  Professionals, especially those in the medical field, are taking advantage of real estate market conditions with the intentions of reaping future benefits.  According to Allen Dreher, Director of CORE, LLC, it takes knowledge, understanding of the market and the skill to take full advantage of these opportunities.

    When one firm walked into their landlord’s office to negotiate a new lease and subsequently discovered that a renewal would result in a significant price increase, they switched into purchase mode.

    “That was the only push we needed,” said Jim Miles, attorney at Miles & ...

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  • William Johnson Joins The Pinnacle Group as Executive Director, Financial Operations

    Posted On: August 19, 2010

    The Pinnacle Group is excited to extend a warm welcome to Mr. William D. Johnson, CPA, MBA, a recent addition to the Pinnacle Team as Executive Director of Financial Operations.

    Mr. Johnson offers a wide range of healthcare experience to the Pinnacle Group that includes nearly 30 years of executive leadership.  His areas of expertise include strategic healthcare initiatives with health systems and physician practices.  Bill’s professional experiences include strategic planning, business development, physician recruiting, operational management of large physician practices in multiple locations, outreach development, financial operations, business/practice mergers and acquisitions, physician/hospital joint ventures, selection of practice management and electronic ...

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  • Upcoming Webinar – Hospital & Physician Integration- Maintaining Fair Market Value Perspective

    Posted On: July 7, 2010

     

    Hospital & Physician Integration- Maintaining Fair Market Value Perspective  

     Join us for a Webinar on July 20  

     Space is limited.

    Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
    https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/607523721  

    Overview:  With increasing pressure for hospitals to align with physicians, understanding your options, what Fair Market Value is and how it effects those options is an integral step to compliance and successful integration. This program will provide practical insights into this complicated but critical topic.  

    Who Should Attend: Chief Financial Officers, Compliance Officers, Healthcare Attorneys  , and other Professional engaged in Physician ...

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  • The Pinnacle Group at HCCA Compliance Institute – Dallas 2010!

    Posted On: April 5, 2010
    An Enlightening Service... ...that supports your fair market value needs in physician compensation: The Pinnacle FMV Program dramatically reduces the complexity of determining physician fair market value. The Program helps you build internal capacity and provides you with more control over the contracting process with powerful information and proprietary tools to help you make defensible decisions about physician relationships. The Pinnacle FMV Program dramatically reduces the complexity of determining physician fair market value. It builds internal capacity and gives you more control over the process by providing proprietary tools and powerful information to help you make defensible decisions about physician relationships. Hospitals using the FMV Program immediately possess greater knowledge on which to base physician contracting decisions, the reliability of a proven FMV analytical methodology and improved capacity to manage and document compensation and other contractual terms. Contact Us Today - 303.801.0123 or info@physicianfmv.com www.physicianfmv.com
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  • Pinnacle Top 5

    Posted On: March 18, 2010
    Stay informed with what The Pinnacle Group is reading in relation to current events and topics within the healthcare industry.
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  • Pinnacle Top 5

    Posted On: February 18, 2010
    Stay informed with what the The Pinnacle Group is reading in relation to current events and topics within the healthcare industry.
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  • The Pinnacle Group Co-sponsors with Husch Blackwell Sanders in Weathering the Storm: Critical Legal & Operational Issues Shaping Healthcare in 2010 (3/04/2010)

    Posted On: February 1, 2010

    Weathering the Storm - Critical Legal & Operational Issues Shaping Healthcare in 2010 

    Weathering the Storm:

    Critical Legal & Operational Issues

    Shaping Healthcare in 2010

        

          The Pinnacle Group is proud to join together with Husch Blackwell Sanders and invite you to our 2010 healthcare forecast, where you can learn how your organization can successfully ride out the storm.      

    Date & Time
    Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Noon Registration and Lunch
    1-5 pm Program
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  • Introducing Physician FMV Online for 2010

    Posted On: December 28, 2009

        

         

     

       The Pinnacle Physician FMV Program 2010 Overview

    We are proud to celebrate the Pinnacle Physician FMV Program’s fourth year and would like to thank you for your support and feedback as we continue to improve our analytical tools and data robustness. Over one hundred hospitals nationally have found that the Pinnacle Physician FMV Program empowers them to make smart and supportable decisions with regard to physician compensation fair market value matters. 

    For 2010, we are excited to introduce Physician FMV Online.  Our new online application offers the workbooks in a more user-friendly format along with the ability to generate ...

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  • A Few New Changes for Pinnacle

    Posted On: September 24, 2009

    Hello,

    Thank you for taking a moment to read our blog. Coming soon, the Pinnacle Team will be using this blog to provide you with relevant information related to various aspects the healthcare industry.   The Pinnacle Group provides a range of strategic, financial and operational services to help hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other healthcare organizations improve their clinical and business performance.  Pinnacle Healthcare services seek to simplify success in healthcare.  By building relationships and championing innovation, we have created a dynamic set of services backed by a powerful team to help you solve the most complex challenges.  With our new blog, we hope to pass on useful ...

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