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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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Strategically planning IT investment and implementation is important for any small-to-mid-sized practice.


There are significant decisions a physician must make when setting up a DPC practice. Here are a few you must decide.

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What do practices need to know about coding for advance care planning? Here is some guidance from the AAPC's John Verhovshek.


Patients are becoming more and more interested in getting cared for by their provider at home, whether through tech or otherwise.

It's easy to check references, verify clinical skills and training, and see if a physician is in your price range. Cultural fit is harder to ascertain.


Use Excel Pivot Tables and Microsoft SQL Server to enhance the way your practice creates reports from its PM and EHR systems.


Patients want in-demand service. Here are a few ways to provide that to them at your practice.


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