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Patrick Watterson, PA-C

Patrick Watterson, PA-C

Patrick Watterson, PA-C, has over 20 years of experience as an internal medicine PA.  In addition, he serves as the vice president of Bethany Medical Center in High Point, N.C.  His primary responsibilities of oversite include financial departments, clinical operations, information technology, and provider relations/recruitment.  Bethany Medical Center is a four location, 20 provider, 180 plus staff multispeciality clinic. 

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I recommend that physicians think long and hard before selling to hospitals. In the meantime, here are a few steps they can take to maintain their independence.

Imagine an EHR that is put together to work, not just to meet meaningful use (or as I like to say, meaningless) regulations.

I have a 95 percent success rate when attempting to gain “approval” for medically needed testing. Here are some of my success strategies.

Over the years, I have found that a common problem in healthcare teams is not the content of the communication shared with patients and staff but how it is presented.

Though more and more accountable care organizations are cropping up across the country, I don't believe they will be effective. Here's why.

Recently we suffered a multi-part network crash at our medical practice. Here are some of the lessons I learned while helping my practice deal with the disaster.

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