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Acceptance of new practice models is growing steadily — both to meet the needs of physicians and their patients, according to our annual Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
Three Practice Management Responsibilities for Doctors
As a physician, take some time to learn a few medical practice management principles to more fully support your practice manager.
When Patients Ask How Much Care Costs
Healthcare pricing throughout the United States is inconsistent, with no national norm to quantify cost or measure quality.
Hospitals Receive a Reprieve from CMS Recovery Audits
In a new ruling, CMS agrees to partially pay pending hospital claims in exchange for withdrawal of claims appeals.
Limit Everyday Distractions: Tips for Practice Managers
Concentration is a time management tool that practice managers can use to boost productivity and performance.
Five Basic Strategies to Increase Patient Retention
Don't take your patients or their business for granted. One of the best marketing strategies is to engage patients on a personal level.
Physicians: Follow the Money to Your Future
Confused about how the healthcare system is going to change? Let's follow the money to find the answers, starting with recent news from CMS.
Getting Medical Practice Staff to Work Together
Even dedicated staff can sometimes have tunnel vision. But unless team members work together to achieve practice-wide goals, productivity suffers.
Resolving Conflict among Medical Practice Staff
Consultant Charlie Hauck provides five key components for practices to resolve conflict when it occurs and try to reduce it from happening in the first place.
Top 5 Reasons Physicians Give for Avoiding Social Media
Physician and social media expert Russell Faust describes the top obstacles preventing doctors from utilizing social media as a tool for their medical practice.
ICD-10: From Politics to Preparation
Sue Bowman of AHIMA discusses how ICD-10 got delayed, the true cost of waiting one year for implementation, and how to get your practice prepared.
ICD-10 Next Steps: For the Prepared and Procrastinators
Angie Comfort of AHIMA gives you quick tips on what you should do to prepare for ICD-10 in 2015, whether your practice was ready or not in 2014.
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.
What Physicians Should Know About the ICD-10 Delay
Robert Tennant, senior policy adviser of government affairs for the Medical Group Management Association, discusses the ICD-10 delay.
What to Look for in Healthcare IT Staff
How to ask the right questions and find the perfect candidate for your practice's healthcare IT needs.
Tips for Physicians on Joining and Posting to Twitter
Pediatrician and social media enthusiast Natasha Burgert offers physicians advice on joining and posting to Twitter.
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Forming a Medical Practice 'Super Group'
Coming together to benefit from economies of scale is good for physicians and their patients. One way to do that is to form a super group.
Five Ways to Ensure Secure Text Messaging in Your Medical Practice
Standard SMS text messaging is not encrypted, secure, or HIPAA compliant. Without taking proper precautions, texting with patients puts your practice at risk.
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