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Practice Rounds: Anthem, Cigna Sniping at Each Other
As Anthem and Cigna aim to merge, reports say the two companies have been sniping at each other. Also, are fitness trackers effective in weight loss?
What Really Constitutes Good Patient Care?
This doctor has a problem with the sometimes cold efficiency of the patient-doctor experience in today's healthcare system.
How Not to Respond to Bad Patient Reviews Online
A bad review from a patient can be difficult for a provider to resolve; here are four bits of wisdom to heed if it happens to you.
The Problem with Team-Based Care
In an era of delivery and payment reform, with an imbalance of costs and savings in care, there are complex challenges behind team-based care.
Practice Rounds: Meaningful Use Has Fallen Short
When it comes to running a practice economically, physicians are getting creative, and new research indicates that Meaningful Use falls short.
When a Patient Gets On Your Nerves
Should you apologize for becoming frustrated with a patient? The Civility CEO weighs in on this and more.
The Rising Cost of Patient Care
Physicians are becoming increasingly alarmed about the meteoric rise in costs to provide healthcare to their patients.
How Small Practices Can Prepare for Value-Based Care
Changes to physician compensation are looming, so now is the time for small practices to start focusing on value. Here's how.
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.
Three Payer Contract Negotiation Strategies
Have an upcoming contract negotiation with a payer? Let Marcia Brauchler give you three key strategies before you sit down at the table.
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.
Physicians Reveal Biggest Pet Peeves About the Job
What really grinds the gears of physicians? We asked our advisory board to share and here's what they had to say.
10 Ways to Treat Pain without Opioids
Opioid prescriptions and associated addictions have reached epidemic proportions, resulting in the call for physicians to utilize alternative treatment methods.
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.
Minimizing Patient No-Shows
No-shows and same day cancellations have a big bottom-line impact. But don't worry, there are ways to let your patients know that your time is valuable.
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