Howard Bogard and Kelli Fleming Quoted in Fierce Healthcare on Provisions to Include in Employment Agreements for When a Physician Leaves
In an article published on June 7, 2017 by Fierce Healthcare, Howard Bogard and Kelli Fleming discuss the various disputes that can arise when a physician decides to leave a practice, particularly if terms of separation are not properly drafted upfront. The authors are quoted from a previous piece they authored for the Medical Association of the State of Alabama: "Careful planning on the front end through a comprehensive employment agreement is the most important element in an amicable and fair separation." Bogard and Fleming suggest key provisions to incorporate in physicians' employment agreements, including outlining how patients will be notified of a separation.
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