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Physicians Practice Pearls is a weekly column and e-newsletter that addresses the real-world problems you face in your practice with concise advice you can share with your whole staff. Get useful tips, techniques, and strategies from our experts on topics including billing, coding, collections, technology, staffing, and compensation.

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Do you find your front-desk staff creating extra work for themselves when it comes to patient registration? Here are five ways technology can help.

Good clinical outcomes require strong patient participation. One way to engage your patients is to improve their experience at your practice.

Hiring staff is most likely a common occurrence in your medical practice. Yet, it's also one of the most underrated and undervalued hats that the leaders in your practice wear.

Some medical practices are cutting out insurance companies and providing services directly to employers, thereby reducing overhead and cost to patients.

Is tardiness undermining your medical practice efficiency? Here are six methods to conquer your worst time thieves.

Seven Social Skills They Don't Teach in Medical School

Patients and colleagues benefit from a physician's ability to communicate with confidence. Mastering such skills leads to increased career satisfaction.

Studies show that positive reinforcement is far more powerful than negative directives. Here are seven positive ways to engage your staff.


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