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Best States to Practice 2017

For more than a decade, Physicians Practice has examined practice conditions in every U.S. state, ranking the best states for physicians to either set up their own shop or become employed. Which states were ranked in the top five?

Also, find out how your state fared with our interactive map and determine your ideal practice location.

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Texas was one of the five Best States to Practice. Dr. Carlos Cardenas talks to us about what makes it so friendly to physicians.

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Physicians Practice Pearls


Don't allow new patients to wait 30 minutes because of an outdated intake process, here are ways to make it more efficient.

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Practices today are intensely focused on cost-cutting by any means necessary. But, it's important to realize cutting is not always beneficial.


Some patients don't want to hear it, they just want their unreasonable request accepted. Here's how to say no.

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