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Conflict between medical practice staff can devastate a practice. Here's how to prevent and/or deal with it appropriately.
Support for PAs Grows Among Patients, State Regulators
Recent research indicates that PAs can improve the healthcare system, and recent policy changes help ensure that they have the opportunity to do so.
Eight Ways to Retain Old Patients and Attract New Ones
Just a few changes in your operations can create a whole new atmosphere for your patients and encourage them to return to your practice.
Seven Steps to Consistently Collect Patient Payments
Don't let money slip out of your practice in the form of poor collection policies. Here are seven ways to maximize your revenue.
How PAs Can Help Manage Patients With Mental Illness
Some of the most challenging patients for primary-care physicians are those with mental illness. Here's how PAs can help you care for them.
Managing Medical Lawsuit Risk with EPLI Insurance
Medical practice risk extends beyond patient care into liabilities such as employee lawsuits. Managing this risk requires a multidisciplinary approach.
Human Resource Development and Your Medical Practice
Don't underestimate the value of employee satisfaction. Here are four methods to plan and start developing your medical practice staff.
With ICD-10 Training, Timing Is Everything
How to manage the timing of your ICD-10 training — whether you anticipated a 2014 transition or have done nothing so far.
How Physicians Can Improve Relations with Managers
Here are three tips to how physicians can improve relationships with their practice management teams from expert Charlie Hauck.
HIPAA and Patient Interactions
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA explores how to keep patient interactions at your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
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.
ICD-10: From Politics to Preparation
Sue Bowman of AHIMA discusses how ICD-10 got delayed, the true cost of waiting one year for implementation, and how to get your practice prepared.
Don't Call PAs Midlevel Providers
From nonphysician providers to advanced practitioners, PAs are referred to in many ways. Here's what one PA says is the appropriate terminology.
The Changing Nature of the Physician Assistant Workforce
John McGinnity, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, shares how PA practice is changing, and how physicians and practices should adapt.
Making Your Medical Practice Safe for Patients and Staff
Michael O'Connell of Marymount Hospital in Ohio discusses key steps your medical practice can take to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff.
Finding a Great Marketer for Your Medical Practice
How a marketer could help your practice make big profits in 2012, and how to find a great one.
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