Erica Sprey

Erica Sprey

Erica Sprey is associate editor at Physicians Practice. She has worked in the healthcare publishing industry for 10 years, and in clinical and administrative medicine for over 20 years in a variety of settings: as an orthodontic dental assistant in military and civilian graduate residency programs, supply specialist, and scheduling at a busy rheumatology practice. She can be reached at

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Physicians are at odds waiting for new insurance plans offered through the healthcare exchanges. Here are concrete steps practices can take now to prepare.

Patient visits are by necessity short on time, but that doesn't mean that practices can't take the lead in answering patient questions about health reform.

Providing quality patient care is a prime contributor to physician satisfaction, while negative factors associated with EHRs increased physician frustration.

Management expert Roger Gerard discusses how physicians can employ lean methodologies in their medical practices.

If your practice is reeling from a bad EHR implementation, don't despair. Consultant Carolyn Hartley shares techniques to recover and even excel.

Penny Noyes of Health Business Navigators discusses the typical components in payer agreements, and those that might cause practices trouble.

Here are the best states for physicians to practice medicine in for 2013.

Christopher Young, MD

Anesthesiologist Christopher Young shares his perspective on practicing medicine in the state of Tennessee.

Geriatrician Terri Eckert shares her perspective on practicing medicine in the state of Texas.

Internal medicine physician and gastroenterologist Narayanachar Murali shares his perspective on practicing medicine in the state of South Carolina.


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