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Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell

Janet Colwell is a West Hartford, Conn.-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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Once thought of as elitist, more physicians are considering converting to concierge practice. Here are the numbers.

To be successful, develop a sound business plan with realistic goals and be patient while the business ramps up.

The Concierge Medicine Research Collective recently conducted a survey to find out what is the makeup of a concierge practice. Here are the results.

Thomas LaGrelius, a family physician in Torrance, Calif., made the switch to concierge care 10 years ago and hasn't looked back since.

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If you think you can just outsource revenue cycle management and walk away, think again. Here are five tips to ensuring a successful partnership.


While many practices are reining in expenses, it may make sense to outsource revenue cycle management as a way to improve your bottom line.

Are you taking a long glance at the ACO model? Two experts from an established ACO have four pieces of advice for you.

For one group practice that was always ahead of the game, transitioning to an accountable care organization made perfect sense.

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Avoid problems with reimbursement through accurate and specific coding in ICD-10. Here are some tips to do that.

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Even if you haven’t seen an uptick in denials, the ICD-10 transition could affect your bottom line. Here are some ways to ensure that doesn’t happen.


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