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Physicians are increasingly being reviewed online, through sites like Yelp, Vitals, and others. How can you ensure that your practice doesn't get a bad rating?
How Close is Too Close with Patients?
"The Waiting Room Rule" is one way to determine whether or not you are getting too close with a patient and showing favoritism.
Crumbling Boundaries Between Patients and Doctors
The relationship between physicians and their patients is at the core of medical practice. However, outside forces are changing the physician-patient dynamic.
When It’s Okay to Disclose PHI and When It’s Not
The ins and outs of when you can legally disclose patient information and when you can't aren't always obvious. Here's a little guidance.
Being a Patient Makes Us Better Providers
A certified PA's own experience as a patient offers reminders and insights on how to better serve patients.
The New Issues Related to Dr. Google in Medicine
Patients are using misinformation on the web to call in orders for medication, in a growing problem known as "fast food medicine."
The Inbox: Asset Protection in Volatile Times
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
Patients Don't Know A Lot about Commonly Used NSAIDs
A new survey reveals that the public's education on NSAIDs leaves a lot to be desired. The onus, one doctor says, falls on healthcare providers to do so.
Major Trends in Medical Practice Staffing
The advent of team-based healthcare means a more coordinated approach to seeing patients. It also means different staffing roles and ratios.
The One Thing that Most Improves Patient Satisfaction
So many physicians are working hard to improve patient satisfaction. Here's the one the one thing they can do to make the most positive impact.
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.
Five Simple But Effective Ways to Boost Patient Satisfaction
Are you doing all you can to keep patients happy and healthy at your medical practice? Here are some simple, but effective, tips.
8 Patient Collection Mistakes to Avoid
Medical practices are struggling to collect patient accounts while honoring payer contracts. Here's what not to do.
9 Ways to Increase Patient Engagement at Your Practice
Patient engagement is important for practices to ensure better care for the patient. Here are nine ways to improve your patient engagement efforts.
8 Ways Practices Can Prevent Physician Burnout
Keeping physicians in good physical and mental shape improves patient care and maximizes income for practices. Here are eight ways to prevent burnout.
Physicians Share Biggest Lessons from Medical School
For most doctors, medical school was a whirlwind of lectures and incredibly hard tests. We asked them what they took away from the experience.
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