Running a medical practice means being ready for the unexpected
Melissa Young, MD
One physician reflects on her decision to leave her employer, start her own practice and how she followed (and deviated) from her startup plans.
One solo practicioner mulls over what she should or shouldn’t say when sought for a reference check.
Physician Melissa Young shares two patient encounters that remind her of her primary role: to care for and comfort others.
The ongoing battle to get patients the treatments they need is a major contributor to physician burnout.
Monitoring glucose levels is important for managing diabetes. CVS Pharmacy now limits quantities of diabetic testing supplies to meet Medicare Part B’s medical necessity requirements, superseding doctor’s orders.
The only thing certain in life is change. Learn how one physician is coping with the transition back to solo practice following her associate’s departure.
One physician reckons with the fact that her high school-aged daughter says she wants to be an endocrinologist—just like mom.
Practices sometimes can’t afford to administer treatment to patients given the risk of denied reimbursement claims.
Consider taking precautions to prevent staff from leaving—and taking your belongings with them.