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If you are having trouble with fully utilizing your EHR, you're not alone. Minor mistakes can cause major problems. Here are three missteps that typically trip up physicians.
Five Steps for Elevating Medical Practice Operations
This survival guide offers key activities to move a practice beyond reactive management and toward a proactive approach to optimize performance.
Cutting Through Payer Bureaucracy
Frustrated with the way your payers' communicate with your practice? Here's a novel solution.
Is 'Quality' Quelling Physician Job Satisfaction?
Physicians are experiencing frustration with federal quality care programs that tie patient satisfaction to physician compensation.
Accept Your Limits, Plan Space in Your Life
We all know it’s important to insert breathing room into our lives, so why is doing this so hard? It’s important to accept our limits.
Successfully Implement a Medical Practice Strategic Plan
Strategy is not just a document that is written and then filed away. To succeed, the whole practice must engage with it and live and breathe it.
The Hierarchy of Values within a Medical Practice
We’re all willing to sacrifice one principle for another. As a practice leader, you must develop a framework to choose between competing values.
Negative Publicity: Crisis Management for Medical Practices
While there is no playbook for crisis management, here are three tips that will get you started if you are dealing with a situation in your practice.
Simple Tips to Help Doctors Stay on Schedule
Are your physicians struggling to keep up with patient visits? Here are some small ways you can help them stay on time.
What Physicians Should Know: 7 Retail Clinic Statistics
Watch this three-minute video to gain a better understanding of how retail-based medical clinics are evolving and how patients are reacting to them.
Two Keys to Small Medical Practice Survival
Looking for longevity as a medical practice? Joshua Halverson of ECG Management Consultants offers tips on survival and how to increase your practice's value.
HIPAA and Patient Interactions
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA explores how to keep patient interactions at your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
Ten Interview Questions to Ask for the Best Medical Staff
Building the best support staff for a medical practice is no easy feat. Here are 10 questions to ask to find the right employees for long-term success.
Eleven Ways to Improve Patient Wait Time
Patients tend to have a love-hate relationship with the waiting room. Here's how to make the experience better for them and your medical practice.
What I'd Change about Practicing Medicine
Seven physicians finish the sentence, "If I could change anything about practicing medicine…"
Eight Things You Don't Want to Hear in the Exam Room
All of us have heard our share of patient complaints. One-liners that offer little room for anything more than an apology. Here's some advice on deflecting the worst zingers.
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