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Owen Dahl

Owen Dahl

Owen Dahl

Owen Dahl, FACHE, LSSMBB, is a nationally recognized medical practice-management consultant and author of “Think Business! Medical Practice Quality, Efficiency, Profits,” “The Medical Practice Disaster Planning Workbook,” and coauthor of “Lean Six Sigma for the Medical Practice: Improving Profitability by Improving Processes.” He can be reached at odahl@owendahlconsulting.com or 281 367 3364.

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Want to meet Rosemarie Nelson and get tips on boosting your medical practice revenue, tips on productivity and compensation and more? Join us this fall for Practice Rx, a new conference for physicians and office administrators. - See more at: http://www.physicianspractice.com/authors/rosemarie-nelson#sthash.S6gCa0...
Want to meet Rosemarie Nelson and get tips on boosting your medical practice revenue, tips on productivity and compensation and more? Join us this fall for Practice Rx, a new conference for physicians and office administrators. - See more at: http://www.physicianspractice.com/authors/rosemarie-nelson#sthash.S6gCa0...

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Creating access to quality patient care at a reasonable cost requires a systematic approach that involves both physicians and staff members.

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Value-based reimbursement programs have arrived. Physicians can react with frustration or adjust their practices to meet the new metrics for payment.

There is no time like the present to review your patient payment strategy. Here are 11 questions every practice should consider.

While the physician will set the tone for patient visits, staff members can and should help facilitate that process.

Administrators and physicians are both leaders. While each role is important and unique, in order to be most effective, they need to work together.

Applying lean thinking is becoming more prevalent as declining reimbursements and health reform pressures drive practices to operate more efficiently and at lower cost.

If you are an independently minded physician, take heart. There is a way to work with new quality standards and still retain your autonomy.

Practice administrators should consider more than just the top-line revenue. It's all about effectively managing your resources.

Time is limited and money is tight. How can your practice morph into a new practice model and still ensure that it is paid adequately for patient services?

Excellent customer service should be a benchmark for your office, to ensure the happiness of both your patients and employees.

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