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Integrated Healthcare Strategies (Gallagher Integrated), a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. brings nearly 30 years of expertise and knowledge to compensation surveys. A recognized leader in the industry, we constantly re-evaluate our surveys to capture the most current industry trends and provide high-quality data to help you make critical and competitive compensation decisions.

We conduct a wide variety of national and regional compensation surveys, and we pride ourselves on our highly competitive participation and timely reporting. Our surveys include:

Hundreds of thousands of healthcare employees, leaders, and physicians are represented in our compensation surveys, providing an unsurpassed knowledge of healthcare leader and employee compensation.

See what positions are included in each of our surveys.

Current Surveys Available for Purchase or Participation

National Healthcare Leadership Compensation Survey

Collection of exclusive compensation data, including:

  • Comprehensive data on total compensation, including: salaries, salary structures, bonus plans, benefit plans, budgeted increases, perquisites, and severance
  • Our 2016 Leadership survey featured data from over 32,500 incumbents
  • Data reported by revenue size and region
  • Participants in our 2016 Leadership Survey will be able to download a pre-populated survey with their previously submitted data
  • Bundle the National Healthcare Leadership and Staff Surveys to save
  • Special data cuts available for participants, including: critical access hospitals, regional peer groups, and more

Participate in Survey:

February 9 — May 5, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

August 31, 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

National Healthcare Staff Compensation Survey

Find unique insights, featuring:

  • Special section on best practices and issues in staff compensation
  • Data reported nationally and by region
  • More than 325 benchmark positions
  • Participants in our 2016 Staff Survey will be able to download a pre-populated survey containing their previously submitted data
  • Bundle the National Healthcare Leadership and Staff Surveys to save
  • Specialized data cuts available for participants, including: critical access hospitals, regional peer groups, state cuts, and more

Participate in Survey:

January 12 — April 28, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

June 30, 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

National Nursing Compensation Survey

Explore exclusive data, such as:

  • An exhaustive list of nursing benchmark positions, from the top level executive to the staff RN
  • Comprehensive data on special pay practices including: call pay practices, shift differentials, certification pay, career ladders, incentives, etc.
  • Data reported nationally and by region
  • Special report for magnet-designated organizations
  • Participants in our 2016 Nursing Survey will be able to download a pre-populated survey containing their previously submitted data
  • Specialized data cuts available for participants, including: regional peer groups, groups, state cuts, and more

Participate in Survey:

January 19 — April 14, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

May 19, 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

National Healthcare Information Technology Compensation Survey

In its inaugural debut, you'll find:

  • Staff, manager, and executive positions in the following departments:
    • Applications/Software
    • Business Intelligence
    • Data Scientists
    • Electronic Health Record (EPIC, Cerner, etc.)
    • Enterprise Resource Planning
    • Information Security
    • General Information Technology
    • Medical Security
    • General Information Technology
    • Medical Systems
    • Network/Infrastructure
    • Web Applications/Web Development

Participate in Survey:

January 26 — April 21, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

July 21, 2017

Advanced Practice Clinician Survey

Gain real-world perspective:

  • Positions by specialty, and hospital-vs-clinic positions
  • Data reported nationally and by region
  • Comprehensive data on:
    • Pay practices (call pay, shift differentials, certification pay, etc.)
    • Incentive practices
    • Hiring practices
    • Workforce trends
    • Employer-sponsored career and educational advancement programs
    • Differential or "Add-On" payments
    • Individual productivity compensation

Participate in Survey:

July 6 — September 22, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

December 15, 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

National Cancer Centers Compensation Survey

In its second year, you'll find:

  • Separate cuts for NCI designated cancer centers and research laboratories
  • More than 40 leadership benchmark positions
  • Includes data for non-NCI designated cancer centers
  • Salaries, short- and long-term incentive awards and opportunities
  • Survey results free to participants

Participate in Survey:

February 23 — April 28, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

July 14, 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

Children's Hospitals Executive Compensation Survey

  • Participation includes over 40 of the nation's premier, independent, and subsidiary children's hospitals
    • Features data represented separately for over 30 organizations that are a children's hospital within a hospital facility
  • More than 60 executive and director level positions surveyed
  • Comprehensive data on:
    • Salaries
    • Salary increases
    • Incentive opportunities
    • Incentive awards
  • Participate in Survey:

    March 2 — May 5, 2017

    Participate in Survey

    Publication Release:

    August 18, 2017

Medical Director and Physician Executive Survey

  • Input from more than 2,800 individual medical directors and more than 350 individual physician executives
  • 2016 survey contained data on 82 medical director positions and 19 physician executive positions
  • Information also provided on medical director contract administration and the methodologies used to determine compensation

Participate in Survey:

June 1 — August 4, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

November 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

Physician Compensation and Production Survey

  • Data on more than 120 physician specialties found in the market
  • Comprehensive source for physician compensation data
  • Data reported nationally
  • Data on total cash compensation, including pay practices (e.g., call pay, production and quality incentives, medical director and administrative pay), compensation philosophy, and governance practices
  • New this year: Custom Scatter Graphs

Participate in Survey:

January 3 — May 5, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

September 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

National Physician Benefits Survey

  • Includes comprehensive data on:
    • Qualified and non-qualified retirement benefits
    • Health, life, and disability benefit
    • Time away, vacation, and holidays
    • Perquisites and business expenses
  • Backed by over three decades of experience in design and review of benefit plans

Participate in Survey:

January 12 — April 28, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

June 30, 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

Urgent Care Survey

  • Insights into compensation and incentive payments most commonly used by urgent care practices
  • Includes data for both physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)
  • Includes organizations with a variation in ownership models and practice sizes
  • Detailed look at incentive metrics in a variety of areas including productivity, operational/efficiency, quality, and patient satisfaction
  • A review of shift differentials: Who is using them? When? And at what rates?

Participate in Survey:

November 1 – February 27, 2017

Participate in Survey

Publication Release:

March 2017

Purchase 2016 Report

Call Pay Survey

  • Data collected from over 1,000 call pay arrangements from around the country
  • Insight into call pay trends
  • Survey results free to participants

Participate in Survey:

December 1 – February 20, 2017

Publication Release:

April 2017

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