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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
Ask the Right Questions on Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Successful practices make it a priority to assess patient satisfaction regularly. Here's how to improve satisfaction scores and boost patient ratings.
The Truth about Narrow Networks and Patient Choice
The mainstream press used to relegate ridiculous claims and conclusions to "news of the weird." But, when it comes to patient choice, they are serious debates.
The Future of Accountable Care Organizations
Anders M. Gilberg of the MGMA provides his views on whether accountable care organizations are a sustainable healthcare model.
Even with Malpractice Reform, Docs are Still “Defensive”
Changes in malpractice standard legislation in three states had little effect on advanced imaging use in the emergency room.
Strong Practice Leaders Understand the Competition
Practice management is about making decisions, but strong practice management is about making smart decisions. Here's how.
A Promising Future for Independent Medical Practices
We believe that the future of U.S. healthcare is decentralized, mobilized, and democratized. Here's why.
Healthcare's Perfect Storm of Greed and Incompetence
Physician sellouts to hospitals, hospital cabals, clueless and complicit regulators, lawmakers, and reporters create a perfect storm of greed and incompetence.
New Patient Intake at Your Medical Practice: A Nine-Step Process
Consultant Gail Levy shares nine steps to ensure your practice is orienting new patients efficiently and effectively.
Transitioning to a Patient-Centered Medical Home
In this video, a physician and staff members from a five-physician practice discuss their transition to a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
ACOs: Changing How Physicians Care for Patients
Watch this video to learn how participating in an ACO is affecting physicians and staff at a five-physician practice in Hunt Valley, Md.
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.
Payer Contracts and Your Medical Practice: Beware of Deal Breakers
Penny Noyes of Health Business Navigators discusses the typical components in payer agreements, and those that might cause practices trouble.
Making the Case for Hybrid Concierge Medical Practice
A conversation with Wayne Lipton, founder of Concierge Choice Physicians LLC, on what hybrid concierge is and why physicians might want to consider it.
Physician Trends and Challenges Ahead
In this podcast, healthcare expert Laurie Morgan discusses key trends and challenges highlighted in our Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
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