Society of Hospital Medicine. 2010. “MGMA/SHM Survey Report shows that compensation model affects hospitalist productivity and salary.” Retrieved from: http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Press_Releases&CONTENTID=26601&TEMPLATE=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm
New data suggests that base salary impacts productivity and overall compensation for hospitalists. The lower the proportion of total compensation paid as base salary, the higher both productivity and overall compensation tend to be, according to the State of Hospital Medicine: 2010 Report Based on 2009 Data produced by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM).