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Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell is a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based freelance writer specializing in healthcare. With more than 20 years experience as a journalist, she writes frequently about clinical and practice management issues for several national health industry publications. She can be reached at editor@physicianspractice.com.

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Well-trained, happy employees help the revenue cycle run smoothly. Here are some tips to ensure happiness happens.


Experts weigh in on how effective teamwork can boost the bottom line. Here are five tips to developing a winning strategy.

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Incomplete or inaccurate patient information can set the stage for a claim denial before a visit. Avoid these mistakes at the front desk.


Lack of feedback from back to front office on coding issues perpetuates a cycle of denials. Here are five tips to help get claims paid the first time.

Tech tools for your medical practice and home, selected by tech experts and physicians.

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A little preparation by your practice before reaching the negotiating table with payers could mean a big difference in reimbursements.


Stay on top of your claims and denials with these four tips to spot problems early and maximize payer reimbursement.

Why one physician opened a direct-pay primary-care practice and how he did it.

The Doc Shoppe, a direct primary-care practice in Corbin, Ky., offers three membership levels for individuals, families, and small businesses.

Trying to decide between direct primary-care practice and concierge medicine? Here are some of the key differences between the two models.


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