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Conflict between medical practice staff can devastate a practice. Here's how to prevent and/or deal with it appropriately.
Five Ways Physicians Can Better Communicate With Staff
Effective communication is a necessity for positive and productive medical practice workplace interactions.
Seven Ways PAs Strengthen the Team, Deepen the Bench
As immediate past president of the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, physicians often ask me how PAs can help their practices. Here's what I say.
Perspectives from a Physician/Administrator Spouse Team
Eight years after opening their medical practice, a physician and administrator spouse team reflects on what makes them successful.
The Important Insurance Policy Many Physicians Overlook
Umbrella coverage is one of my first and strongest recommendations to physician clients. Here's why.
Pay for Performance Pays off in 50,000 Fewer Deaths
Rarely does the federal government hand physicians a tool that makes life a little better. That’s what OIG Opinion 12-22 does, and now data backs up the theory.
Characteristics of Strong Physician Leaders
Strong leaders and high achievers in various organizations possess many common characteristics. Here's what they are, and what they mean for physicians.
Patient-Centered Care Versus Patient-Directed Care
We have all experienced patients who demand certain tests or treatments and see the physician’s role as rubber-stamping whatever is desired. Here's how to deal.
Four Ways to Reduce Diabetes Care Malpractice Risks
Diabetes care can raise some unique malpractice risks. Watch this 60-second video to learn what steps your practice should be taking to reduce the risks.
How Physicians Can Improve Relations with Managers
Here are three tips to how physicians can improve relationships with their practice management teams from expert Charlie Hauck.
Resolving Conflict among Medical Practice Staff
Consultant Charlie Hauck provides five key components for practices to resolve conflict when it occurs and try to reduce it from happening in the first place.
Physicians' Biggest Retirement Question: How Much Do I Need?
Financial adviser David Alemian shares three steps for every physician to prepare to live the same lifestyle they do today when they hang up their stethoscope.
Don't Call PAs Midlevel Providers
From nonphysician providers to advanced practitioners, PAs are referred to in many ways. Here's what one PA says is the appropriate terminology.
The Changing Nature of the Physician Assistant Workforce
John McGinnity, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, shares how PA practice is changing, and how physicians and practices should adapt.
Why Physicians Should Practice Medicine in New Jersey
Family physician Shankar Santhanam weighs the good and the bad about practicing medicine in New Jersey.
Why Physicians Should Practice Medicine in New York
Psychiatrist Michael Privitera explains why New York is beautiful and diverse, in spite of regulatory hurdles for physicians.
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