This post is the last of a three-part series entitled Setting New Providers Up for Success. Part one approached the topic from the standpoint of the resident and provided advice on how to transition from residency into a career as an attending physician. Part two shifted the focus to the hospital and addresses hiring the right prospects.

In this post, we discuss aligning providers with facility goals.

Healthcare provider and hospital goals must align to improve patient experience and clinical outcomes. But facilities can’t expect providers to get on board if they don’t understand the goals and aren’t given a voice.

This is especially true in a time when hospitals and health systems are being pressured to cut costs, reduce medical errors, and adopt standardized processes and new ways of doing business that challenge providers' established habits.

An article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) — Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution — puts it...