Collecting past-due patient balances
Every medical practice will have patients with unpaid balances, but those that have smart collection strategies in place will be better off.
New year resolutions for private practice
7 ideas to get you started on your new year resolutions, whether you’re a practicing physician or a practice manager.
Creating your practice logo
A good logo doesn’t happen by accident. Here are some tips to help you create a logo that advertises the unique qualities of your practice.
When physicians need a second opinion
Physicians are specialists in medical care, but they sometimes need help with the business side of medical practice.
Spring Awakens: 12 Steps to Maintaining Your Practice
Daylight Saving Time is good time to check on things at the office, such as batteries and old equipment that need replacing.
Doctors: Get Serious About HIPAA!
Texting, Facebook, Skype - these technologies can all put you in the crosshairs of the government for failing to comply with HIPAA.
Medical Staff Oversight with Marijuana Legalization
Is recreational marijuana now legal in your state? There are new concerns for medical practices to contemplate.
An "Alternative" Revenue Source for Your Practice
Can retail supplement sales help your practice's bottom line? One physician thinks so and shares her tips for adding these products to your offering.
Practice Financials are a Delicate Balance
A practicing physician shares a concerning story of a fellow practices dire financial situation.
Learning to Adopt a Slow Medicine Work Flow
As things start to pick up at her new practice, this doctor shares some of the challenges of her new practice model.
5 Marketing Methods to Promote Your Medical Practice
Are you trying to build up a practice in a new community? Here are five ways to attract patients.
My Changing Relationship with Technology in Medicine
This doctor details how she's using technology more than ever at her practice and has started to embrace it.
7 Ways to Market Your Practice in the Digital Age
The days of putting your practice in the Yellow Pages or advertising through a newspaper are over. Here are some innovative marketing techniques.
Furnishing Your Medical Practice at a Bargain
Looking for some cost-effective ways to furnish your medical practice? Don't be afraid to go bargain hunting!
Boredom is the First Step to Burnout
Physician burnout is often caused by one consistent factor: boredom. Here's what you can do to liven your work life.
Personalized Medicine: Patients Want This Kind of Care
This doctor is learning that genetics, nutrition analysis, microbiome surveys, and other personalized care services is what patients want.
Take a Measured Approach in Practice Management Decisions
In clinical work, physicians are used to making quick decisions. When it comes to practice management, you must take your time and evaluate options.
Your Profitability Depends on Managing Practice Overhead
An experienced practice owner talks about the three areas where you can cut costs in order to lower overhead and stay profitable.
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?
Medical Practice Owner or Hospital-Employed Physician?
There are pros and cons to being an employed physician. Take it from someone who has been both a practice owner and employed.
6 Ways I Will Market My New Practice
Here are six ways that Dr. Rebecca Fox will market her new practice. She also shares tactics she won't be employing.
Starting a New Journey in Medicine
Dr. Rebecca Fox talks about her new practice and the next steps in her healthcare journey.
5 Ways to Avoid Physician Burnout
Are you feeling burned out? It's important to not let the monotony of the job get to you, here are some tips to recharge your batteries.
Physicians, Be Compassionate to Patients!
One MD found out recently what it's like to be on the other side of the patient-doctor encounter. What were her fellow patients saying about doctors?
Prepare Your Practice for What If Scenarios
No one plans on getting seriously ill, but it happens. This MD says practices should learn to prepare for these scenarios, just in case.
ICD-10 is Here: Now What?
The big bang of ICD-10 has happened. Practices should focus on getting reimbursement from third-party payers and clearing up any issues.
Through Staff, Build Strong Patient Relationships
While excellent care is important, the way to build lasting patient relationships is through a knowledgeable, well-trained, and friendly staff.
Rewarding Your Staff for ICD-10-Related Stress
Here are ten potential ideas to reward your staff for enduring the stress of the ICD-10 transition.
What Dead Lions Can Teach You about Your Practice’s Reputation
Here are four tips to heed if you don’t want a personal incident to damage your practice’s reputation.
Plan Ahead for a Retiring Medical Practice Partner
Do you have a plan if one of your partners in your medical group retires? If not, start devising one today.
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