Glossary of Healthcare Terms

All   0-9   A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Suspects are potential clients that have been identified by the consultant. Once identified information is gathered on them, including size of practice, location, site, specialty(s), services, ownership, financial status, and so forth This information is often stored in the consultant's contacts database.

Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)

“The SGR is the current mechanism for updating payment rates for physicians’ services and has two key components: an expenditures
target level (measured both annually and cumulatively), and a method for adjusting payment rates over time in an attempt to bring expenditures in line with the target level.”

System-Owned MSOs

MSOs created, funded, and essentially governed by hospitals.
Display #