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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?
Physicians, Address the Obesity Issue with Patients
Many doctors are afraid to address a patient's obesity with them. This is the wrong approach, says one doctor.
Making Your Patient Waiting Room Friendly for All
The Civility CEO lets you know how to ensure your patients' waiting room is friendly for people of all ages and all temperaments.
The Inbox: Offsetting Declining Practice Revenue
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
The Debate over the Placebo Effect
Should doctors be able to freely use placebos to alleviate psychiatric suffering? Dr. Frank weighs the two sides to the debate.
Transparency in Patient Relations Is Best
Patient can be irate when it comes to higher than expected bills. This practice found the best way to address the issue is to be frank.
Three Patterns of Self Reflection from Physicians
In a study, physicians were asked to reflect on their communication with patients. Three themes seemed to emerge.
Practice Rounds: Sharing Dangerous Opioid Medication
One in five family members share pain medications with each other. Also, ACA healthcare premiums predicted to rise dramatically.
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.
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.
7 Reasons to Embrace Telemedicine
More and more physicians are interested in using telemedicine. Here are a few reasons why this technology has gained admirers.
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