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Worried retail clinics will take a chunk out of your business? Here's how to compete.
How to Diagnose a Patient's Phone Neck
When does your patient have "phone neck" issues from playing too much Pokémon Go? As you can tell from this cartoon, it's easy to tell.
Is the Cost of Obamacare Too Great?
Healthcare reform promises to improve care, reduce cost, and afford more people access to care. But at what cost will those goals come?
Patient Confidentiality and Pinkie Swears
Here's an interesting way that one patient is trying to ensure his confidentiality is held secret within the walls of the examination room. It's unnecessary.
Recording Conversations with Patients, Other Parties
Physicians may want to record their patients or other parties. What should they know before they engage in such practices?
Focus on the Patient, Not the EHR
Having the EHR in the exam room can be a benefit to the patient, however make sure it doesn't become a distraction. Here are tips to stay focused.
Innovating to Improve Patient Satisfaction Scores
An innovative nine-year old patient is proof there are outside-the-box ways to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes.
Maintaining a Relationship with Patients in Disagreement
Patients might not always agree with your diagnosis. It's important for docs to maintain a good relationship with them when having a difficult conversation.
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.
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.
Top 10 Health Apps of 2015
Each month in our print journal, Physicians Practice selects an "App of the Month." Here are our top picks for physicians and their patients.
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