Small, independent medical practices are struggling to thrive alongside larger networks; here's what they can do about it.
What is a Primary-Care Physician Anyway?
What does a primary-care physician actually do? Dr. Linda Girgis breaks it down what she and other PCPs do and what they don't do.
36 Guidelines to Evaluate a Practice Manager
Knowing how to evaluate a practice manager is vital to your success. Here are 36 specific guidelines that can be used.
Clicking for "Quality" Care is Frustrating
One doctor shares her problems with insurance companies making time-consuming, non-reimbursed checklist requests of physicians.
The Annual Performance Review is Torment for All Parties
It's important to give everyone in your practice a thorough performance review, every year. Why, though, does it feel like such a chore?
The Paradox of This Year's Great American Physician Survey
The 2016 Great American Physician Survey tells us that physicians still like being physicians, even if the job is more stressful and less lucrative.
Why the 15-Minute Doctor's Appointment is Unrealistic
One doctor explains why the 15-minute doctor's appointment is unrealistic when it comes to delivering care for patients.
Survey Says Docs Dislike Gov’t Intrusion
The Great American Physician Survey reveals that doctors find their profession more stressful and less lucrative than in the past.
The Quick, Easy Way to Engage Patients Online
Building up your web presence via your practice website or blog doesn't need to take a lot of time. Here's how to do it in 10 minutes or less per day.
Simple Tips to Help Doctors Stay on Schedule
Are your physicians struggling to keep up with patient visits? Here are some small ways you can help them stay on time.
Resolving Conflict among Medical Practice Staff
Consultant Charlie Hauck provides five key components for practices to resolve conflict when it occurs and try to reduce it from happening in the first place.
Eight Easy Ways to Boost Medical Practice Efficiency
Family physician L. Gordon Moore shares eight efficiency improvement tips for medical practices.
8 Ways to Make Your Staff Happy in the Summer
We're in the dog days of summer. Here are a few strategies to help boost employee morale during these long, hot summer months.
Physicians Share How They Avoid Burnout
Whether it's relaxing with daily meditation or taking a lunch break every day, physicians explain how they avoid stress.
8 Ways Practices Can Prevent Physician Burnout
Keeping physicians in good physical and mental shape improves patient care and maximizes income for practices. Here are eight ways to prevent burnout.
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