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Looking for full coverage of this year's Medical Group Management Association Annual Conference?Physicians Practice was on-site in San Diego and we have write-ups of sessions on health IT, HIPAA, staffing issues, using your EHR correctly, and much more.
Plus, watch two presenters give you a shorter version of their presentations on boosting patient satisfaction and key considerations for physician alignment.
Physicians Need Business Training to Run their Practices Well
My fellow physicians, we are a really smart group of people that have not received the proper instruction for the business world.
Social Media Risks at Your Medical Practice: 5 Key Issues
Attorneys Barbara Zabawa and Melissa Giftus warn improper social media use can lead to possible HIPAA violations, increased malpractice liability, and more.
Power in Numbers: Medical Practice Finds Success in a Consortium
How one medical practiced saved more than $390,000 and got financially stable.
What Hospitals are Looking for in Physician Partners
Hospitals have an eye toward physician practices, and aligning is a key goal for 2014.
To Reduce Medical Practice Risks, Implement a Compliance Program
How medical practices can create a compliance program and some of the specific areas it should address.
Tools for Payer Negotiations You Don't Even Know You Have
Payer negotiations can favor medical practices if they take steps to know more about themselves and their patients.
Getting Your Medical Practice to Stand Out from the Crowd
Making an impact on your patients — and your fellow medical practice employees — means bringing out the best in yourself. Sally Hogshead describes how.
Five Easy Ways to Boost Patient Satisfaction at Your Practice
Meryl Luallin, a partner at consulting firm SullivanLuallin Group, shares how practices can easily boost their patient satisfaction scores.
Integration: Key Considerations for Physician Alignment
Here's what a medical practice must consider as it evaluates hospital integration opportunities.
What To Do on Day One at MGMA13
Physicians Practice Associate Editor Aubrey Westgate helps you plan your agenda for the first day of this year's MGMA13 Conference in San Diego.
What To Do on Day Two at MGMA13
Physicians Practice Associate Editor Marisa Torrieri helps you plan your agenda for the second day of this year's MGMA13 Conference in San Diego.
Making Your Medical Practice Safe for Patients and Staff
Michael O'Connell of Marymount Hospital in Ohio discusses key steps your medical practice can take to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff.
The Continuing Evolution of Physician Compensation
The MGMA's Donna Knapp and Todd Evenson discuss current and looming quality and cost factors that are playing a role in physician compensation.
Aligning Your Medical Practice for Long-term Success
Vic Arnold, a managing director at Huron Consulting, discusses practice-alignment strategies that will aid long-term survival in a partnership.
Creating a Value-Based Medical Practice
Consultant John Lutz discusses the transition from volume- to value-based healthcare and how medical practices can begin preparing today.
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