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Three Prerequisites for Strategic Planning
There are many different models for strategic planning. Attempting to "jump right in," however, is ill-advised. Here are three steps to consider.
Coding for Distraught Psychiatric Patients
Can you code when a patient is so distraught an appropriate history cannot be obtained, nor can a mental status exam be performed?
Recent Headlines Show Why Doctors Need Asset Protection
Asset protection shouldn't just be limited to malpractice. Here's why you need to looking beyond just that one area.
8 Patient Collection Mistakes to Avoid
Medical practices are struggling to collect patient accounts while honoring payer contracts. Here's what not to do.
How to Diagnose a Patient's Phone Neck
When does your patient have "phone neck" issues from playing too much Pokémon Go? As you can tell from this cartoon, it's easy to tell.
Going Independent or Going Employed?
Dr. Hoffman looks at the decision to either take an employed position or go independent as a doctor. What's the best route to go?
Supreme Court Issues False Claims Act Opinion
Stricter government standards for the FCA suggest that physicians who do not meet all measures of compliance could be required to refund claims payment.
The Inbox: Why Can't Docs and PAs Get Along?
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
Is the Cost of Obamacare Too Great?
Healthcare reform promises to improve care, reduce cost, and afford more people access to care. But at what cost will those goals come?
Totally Avoidable Causes of Data Breaches
The top reasons healthcare data is breached are totally avoidable through low-hanging methods of security.
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