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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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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.

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

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

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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.

To survive in a competitive marketplace and to meet value-based initiatives, your practice should brush up on its customer service.

Understanding your patients' behavioral styles can help you customize their practice experience and boost satisfaction. Here's how.


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