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Sometimes, a patient's family members can become disruptive or aggressive, and threaten to hinder patient care. Here's how to address and deescalate the situation.
The Inadequacy of HIPAA Policies and Procedures
The importance of HIPAA policies and procedures should not be overlooked. Doing so can be costly.
How to Deal with an Annoying Medical Practice Coworker
People are often oblivious to their irritating habits. Here are strategies for dealing with three types of irksome behavior.
Year-End Medical Practice Review: 4 Strategies
Mid-December is a great time to celebrate the year's successes and focus on what went right vs. what went wrong at your practice.
Physicians and Gifts: A Legal Primer
Before you give — or receive — a gift this year, understand the federal and state laws that govern gifts to physicians and medical practices.
Five Ways Physicians Can Better Communicate With Staff
Effective communication is a necessity for positive and productive medical practice workplace interactions.
Help New Medical Practice Staff Start off Right: 5 Tips
You want your new medical practice staff members to create a great first impression with the rest of the staff and physicians. Here's how to help.
Three Tips for Struggling Independent Medical Practices
They say that the first year of any new business is the toughest, and we can second that. Here are three lessons we learned that can benefit medical practices.
Four Ways to Reduce Diabetes Care Malpractice Risks
Diabetes care can raise some unique malpractice risks. Watch this 60-second video to learn what steps your practice should be taking to reduce the risks.
Health Insurance Exchanges and Your Practice
Anders Gilberg of the MGMA discusses your practice's obligation to accept federal or state exchange plans and how to manage them properly.
Two Keys to Small Medical Practice Survival
Looking for longevity as a medical practice? Joshua Halverson of ECG Management Consultants offers tips on survival and how to increase your practice's value.
How Physicians Can Improve Relations with Managers
Here are three tips to how physicians can improve relationships with their practice management teams from expert Charlie Hauck.
What Every Practice Manager Should Do Before 2015
In this podcast, healthcare consultant Craig Greenberg shares three tasks every practice manager should complete before the end of 2014.
Don't Call PAs Midlevel Providers
From nonphysician providers to advanced practitioners, PAs are referred to in many ways. Here's what one PA says is the appropriate terminology.
The Changing Nature of the Physician Assistant Workforce
John McGinnity, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, shares how PA practice is changing, and how physicians and practices should adapt.
Storing Patient Credit Card Information: A New Necessity for Practices
In this podcast, consultant Susanne Madden shares how medical practices can store patient credit card numbers securely and effectively.
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Patients' Biggest Gripe About Physicians
We know patients feel frustration with their physicians on some level. But, surprisingly, it's not always about the long wait.
When Your New Physician Is Underperforming
Let's face it, medicine is a business. If your new physician isn't productive, your practice will suffer. Here are some strategies to speed things up.
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