How to decrease wait times and increase patient satisfaction
Some low- and no-cost ways physicians can reduce wait times and increase patient satisfaction.
Outsourcing Billing at Your Practice: Is Now the Time?
Six factors to consider when determining whether outsourcing revenue cycle management is the best move for your medical practice.
Five Ways to Cut Costs by the End of the Year
Simple strategies to trim expenses can pay big dividends for your practice.
Become a Strong Physician Leader: Small Steps to Take
By prioritizing physician leadership, you can help your practice successfully navigate the changing landscape of American healthcare.
Will Today's Medical Students Have Enough Training for Your Practice?
If you're looking to hire a recent medical school grad for your practice, here are some things to help you and the new physician acclimate to the new environment.
When is the Right Time to Introduce a Patient Portal at Your Practice?
A patient portal expert answers this common question voiced by medical practices, and three others about portal implementation and use.
How Long until Mobile Health Apps Are Safe and Beneficial?
Here are four key areas of concern those in healthcare have when it comes to the future of mHealth apps, tools patient are utilizing in greater numbers.
Do Rural Doctors Make More Money, Have Higher Job Satisfaction?
A look at some recent studies regarding differences between rural and urban physicians, and what they might mean for your practice.
Hiring a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: 5 Considerations
The level to which nonphysician providers can help a medical practice’s bottom line depends on how well thought-out the plan was for hiring them.
When a Patient's Physician Family Member Intervenes in Patient Care
Patients' physician family members can help ensure you are providing the best care to patients. But you need to handle the relationship with them appropriately.
Three Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Top Physician Assistants
To continue to attract and keep top-quality physician assistants on staff, private medical practices should consider three approaches.
Why the Hospital Buying Spree May be Coming to an End
With the future profitability of physician acquisition still up in the air, hospitals will likely slow their approach.
ICD-10 Implementation Looms: How Medical Practices Can Begin Preparing
The ICD-10 transition will require practices to spend time and money, but doing so now will keep your practice from having to commit even more time or money after October 1.
Apologizing for Medical Missteps: Whether it's a Mistake for Physicians
Thirty seven states have now passed some version of medical malpractice apology laws. Here's what physicians need to keep in mind.
Physicians Should Prepare Now for Medicare Cuts
If Medicare cuts become too cumbersome - independent physicians, employed physicians, and patients will suffer.
Staying Independent as a Medical Practice Might Mean Collaboration
If you’re looking to stay independent and interested in integrating with other practices, here are three tips to help you decide whether it is right for you.
Infographic: To Sell or Not to Sell Your Medical Practice
Check out this infographic to see why you’re not alone in considering selling your practice, and why selling might not be all it’s cracked up to be.
Growing Push to Eliminate Annual Medicare Reimbursement Cuts
Medicare physician reimbursements will be slashed by 24.4 percent on January 1. However, a new push on Capitol Hill could put a stop to it.
Four Considerations Before Dismissing a Patient from Your Practice
Dismissing a patient from your medical practice without taking the proper precautions can raise ethical and legal problems.
Three Strategies for Improving Physician Recruitment Efforts
Physician recruitment for private practices will only become more challenging in the years ahead. Use these three strategies to improve your recruitment efforts.
Five Tips for Boosting Patient Collections
The best advice for practices struggling with patient collections is to have a plan, make sure everyone knows the plan, and then follow the plan.
Why Healthcare Reform Won't Eliminate the Demand for Free Clinics
Free health clinics will not only continue to see an increased demand for patients, but they might even take some from private practices.
Three Reasons for Patient Skepticism about EHR Implementation
Turn patient skepticism into enthusiasm about your medical practice's EHR implementation.
Physicians, Health IT Experts Call for Delay of Stage 2 Rules
A chorus of healthcare voices is rising, urging CMS to delay the beginning of the Stage 2 requirements of the EHR Incentive Program.
Reducing Paperwork at Your Medical Practice: 3 Solutions
Here are three solutions to reduce paperwork and improve the health of your practice by ensuring that patients receive more personal care and attention.
Managing Out-of-Network Charges at Your Medical Practice: 4 Strategies
To help manage out-of-network payments within your medical practice, start with these four best practices.
The Time to Invest in an EHR for Your Medical Practice is Now
In 2014, the Affordable Care Act takes full effect. In 2015, penalties begin for not using EHRs. So perhaps now is the time to take a serious look at the technology.
EHR Use by the Numbers: Meaningful Use Spurring Adoption
Here's a handy infographic on EHR adoption among private practice physicians, including data on certified EHR systems and meaningful use attestation.
Getting the Most out of Your Advertising Dollar
In the competition with hospitals, independent must use their limited advertising budgets wisely
Your Medical Practice Needs a Social Media Policy
Legal interpretations on corporate social-media policies are in flux. Here's what you need to know to keep your practice safe.
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