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How to Develop Better Care Coordination
Research reveals reporting discrepancies between primary-care and specialty practices. How can you improve the lines of communication?
Five Financial Reports Physicians Need to See Monthly
When managing their practices, a lot of very good doctors make bad business decisions because they lack the same data-driven rigor they give to patients.
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.
Diagnosis Coding is Vital to Fair Compensation
Medical practices need to focus more attention on the specificity and completeness of their diagnosis coding in order to be compensated fairly.
Independent Integrated Networks: What You Need to Know
Independent integrated networks are being driven by independent physician organizations, coalitions, and alliances between physicians themselves.
Help Your Medical Practice Hire Well: 15 Tips
Hiring the right candidate for your medical practice is not the easiest task. But if you prepare beforehand and ask the right questions, you can.
Seven Ways to Transform Unproductive Meetings
Physicians don't appreciate being taken away from their work to attend sessions that provide no value. Here are seven steps to avoid such meetings.
Nine Scheduling Techniques to Improve Patient Work Flow
Consultant Judy Capko provides nine ways to effectively meet your practice's scheduling demands.
Five Reasons Your Staff Fails to Collect from Patients
Collecting from patients is vital to a practice's bottom line. But often, it is an inconsistent process, done poorly. Here's what you can do about it.
Patients' Biggest Gripe About Physicians
We know patients feel frustration with their physicians on some level. But, surprisingly, it's not always about the long wait.
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