Can your new EHR play nice with your old practice management system? Or should you just replace them both at the same time?
Keith L. Martin
How will you and your practice fare in a reformed healthcare market? We surveyed the experts for clarity on what's changing, what's not, and how it's all likely to affect you.
Looking for the best defense against possible litigation? According to plaintiffs' attorneys, good communication and proper documentation are your best weapons when legal action threatens. Here's the inside scoop on how to protect yourself against lawsuits, straight from the people who make a living filing them.
Once you know your practice is being evaluated by payers, monitor yourself using the same metrics to stay on top of your game.
Navigating the world of health IT can be confusing, to say the least. Just keeping up with all the acronyms is tough enough, much less the exploding offerings of tech products to aid you, your staff, and your patients. Sometimes you need a little help on where to start.
If you are looking for new and emerging health IT solutions for your practice, HIMSS11 is a great place to start and Physicians Practice is providing comprehensive coverage of the event.
You love your nonphysician providers and want your patients to love them, too. But patients may be uneasy about not getting to see their doctor each time they visit. Managing expectations and carefully introducing other providers is the key.
More and more patients are using complementary and alternative methodologies to supplement their healthcare, so it's time for docs to learn more about this growing field. Here's what you need to know about CAM and the role it can play in your practice and patient care.
The toughest payers to collect from are your own patients. Don't despair, there are things you can do to get paid.
Our 2010 Fee Schedule Survey indicates that with commercial payments narrowly keeping pace with Medicare, practices need to get paid more for the work already being done.