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No Money for Raises? Work Smarter.

Most practices are stymied when it comes to adding new staff or rewarding deserving team members. So, if there is limited money for giving raises, how can your practice incent its staff to make a personal investment in their jobs? Here are ways to maximize staff effectiveness.

ALSO:  Check out our 2014 Staff Salary Survey, which gives national and regional data on average staff salaries.

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Having a clear process in place to create and implement practice policies is critical. Be sure your staff understands where they fit into this process.

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.

Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor has serious ramifications for medical practices. Make sure you know the distinction.

It is difficult to talk money with patients; but by setting the expectation for payment up front, you are more likely to collect what your practice is due.

Physicians face a wide variety of exposures beyond medical malpractice claims including both labor and tax claims for misclassified contractors.

Understanding the principles of leasing medical office space will enable practices to negotiate a lower-cost and equitable leasing agreement.

Some patients are choosing to drive long distances to continue seeing a trusted physician who has moved. But is it OK to retain a "back up" physician, just in case?

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