Why Choose The Toledo Clinic

What sets The Toledo Clinic apart from system-owned models, is that we are a physician-owned and operated medical group. At The Toledo Clinic we feel that our Choose Well, Feel Better way of practicing medicine is the best of both worlds.

Following is an outline of the administrative benefits you will receive at The Toledo Clinic while maintaining your ability to treat your patients your way.

Administrative Services Include:
  • Information Technology (IT Support)
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Human Resources
  • Research
  • Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
  • Purchasing Power
  • Benefits
  • Residency & Fellowship Programs
  • Medical Education
  • Financial Expertise Reports
  • Credentialing
  • Legal Support
  • Marketing
  • Compliance
The following chart compares the benefits of The Toledo Clinic versus private practice or hospital/system-owned models.
 The Toledo Clinic ModelHospital ModelPrivate Practice
Practice TypePrivate PracticeHospital EmploymentPrivate Practice
CompensationBased on productivity, you keep what you earnLimited by contract, surplus, goes to the employerBased on productivity, you keep what you earn
BenefitsNo waiting period - most benefits effective date of hire. Complete pre-tax advantage through cost centerWaiting period for benefits effective datePossibly fully-insured health plan in which insurance company seeks profit
ContractInitial guarantee then full partnershipEmployed physicianNone
ExpensesYou control your expensesPractice Expenses are not in your controlYou control your expenses
EmployeesYou are the boss, you can hire or fire employees (with HR assistance)Hospital system is your bossYou are the boss, you can hire and fire employees (with no HR assistance)
Work LoadYou decide how hard you want to workHospital system decides work loadYou decide how hard you want to work
Time-off and VacationsYou control your own schedule and vacation timeYou do not have controlYou control your own schedule and vacation time
Retirement SavingsYou can maximize your 401k savingsVariable as per contractAt your own expense
MalpracticeFavorable rates due to large groupAs per contractAt your own expense
Management Fees or Pro RateHighly competitive. A percentage of revenue collected used for most administrative expenses, accounting, regulations, marketing, etc.Built into the contractAt your own expense
Non-compete ClauseVariableBuilt into the contractNone
Choice of LocationYou have a choice based on your groupMay not have a choiceYou choose
Part-time WorkMay be availableMay or may not be availableYour choice
Outpatient or Hospitalist Type WorkSuch opportunities are available based on the specialtyMay be availableMay vary
Buy-in or Buy-outNot needed, salary guarantee availableNone, contract onlyMay vary
Success RewardsAll is yours to keepContract plus bonus if included in contractAll is yours to keep