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Apologizing for Medical Missteps: Whether it's a Mistake for Physicians
Thirty seven states have now passed some version of medical malpractice apology laws. Here's what physicians need to keep in mind.
Physicians Should Prepare Now for Medicare Cuts
If Medicare cuts become too cumbersome — independent physicians, employed physicians, and patients will suffer.
Staying Independent as a Medical Practice Might Mean Collaboration
If you’re looking to stay independent and interested in integrating with other practices, here are three tips to help you decide whether it is right for you.
Infographic: To Sell or Not to Sell Your Medical Practice
Check out this infographic to see why you’re not alone in considering selling your practice, and why selling might not be all it’s cracked up to be.
Five Tips to Reduce Patient Dissatisfaction with Wait Times
Here are some low- and no-cost ways physicians can reduce wait times and increase patient satisfaction.
Growing Push to Eliminate Annual Medicare Reimbursement Cuts
Medicare physician reimbursements will be slashed by 24.4 percent on January 1. However, a new push on Capitol Hill could put a stop to it.
Four Considerations Before Dismissing a Patient from Your Practice
Dismissing a patient from your medical practice without taking the proper precautions can raise ethical and legal problems.
Three Strategies for Improving Physician Recruitment Efforts
Physician recruitment for private practices will only become more challenging in the years ahead. Use these three strategies to improve your recruitment efforts.
Five Tips for Boosting Patient Collections
The best advice for practices struggling with patient collections is to have a plan, make sure everyone knows the plan, and then follow the plan.
Why Healthcare Reform Won't Eliminate the Demand for Free Clinics
Free health clinics will not only continue to see an increased demand for patients, but they might even take some from private practices.