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In the past, we've asked physicians what their favorite apps to recommend to patients or for clinical use. What about for fun? Here are some they like when there is downtime.
Upcoding vs. Downcoding: Know the Difference
"Upcoding" means reporting a higher-level service or procedure or a more complex diagnosis, than is supported by medical necessity, medical facts, or the provider's documentation.
Six Keys to Motivating Medical Practice Staff
A practice depends on an excellent staff, which doesn't come together by accident. Here are six keys to building a quality group.
Six Ways Physicians Can Build a Great Online Reputation
Patients nowadays will most likely search for a new physician online. Here's how to make sure they find great results about you and your practice.
Physician Mobile Devices: Are You at Risk?
The smartphones, tablets, and laptops are valuable tools to many physicians, but they can also represent real risk in the event that they are stolen.
Dealing with the Aggressive Patient
What should you do when a patient becomes difficult during an office visit? Trust your instincts on the safety of patients and staff, and have a plan.
Top-10 Physicians Practice Pearls for 2015
Each week we share expert advice on running your practice in Physicians Practice Pearls. Here are your favorites from 2015.
Improving the Performance of Medical Practice Staff
Higher performing practices look at their staff as dynamic individuals that need training, coaching, and mentoring to stay on top of their game.
Hire Medical Practice Staff for Keeps
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.
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.
Ten Elements of a New Employee Orientation Plan
Sure your practice is busy, but don't neglect the chance to welcome new hires, and set them on the road to success.
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.
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