6 ways to get your medical practice organized
Tired of decreased productivity? Here's what you need to do to whip your practice back into shape
Higher Volume for NPs, PAs Helps Practices
By empaneling advanced practitioners, practices can double the size of their patient panel and extend their hours and days.
The Role Administrators Play in Practice Collaboration
How can administrators bring together physicians, advanced practitioners, and nurses, and create a culture of collaboration?
Adopting Dyad Leadership in Practices
Once more prevalent in hospitals, this management model brings together an administrator with a physician leader to jointly oversee a division of care providers.
Creating Strong Physician-Manager Teams
Dyad leadership allows physicians and managers to support each other while dividing and conquering the workload.
When Docs are Prescribed Medical Marijuana
Doctors are patients too, and sometimes use medical marijuana. But they can also face dire consequences from employers.
Medical Marijuana: Know the Legalities of Prescribing
If your practice is located in a state where medical marijuana is legal, make sure you know the risks before prescribing.
Tips for Retaining Millennial Staff in Your Practice
Millennials are taking the workforce by storm, but how can practices ensure they retain these talented, younger staff members?
Medical Residents Are in High Demand
With a shortage of physicians, doctors coming right out of medical school are the future. That's why it's important to keep them any way you can.
Five Hiring Tips for Medical Practice Managers
How can you tell a prospect is someone you should absolutely hire? What about when someone should be fired? Here are five tips to help.
Cooperation Needed Between Administrators and Providers
In order for practices to maximize reimbursement in a value-based environment, clinicians and office managers must be on the same page.
Practice Administrators Must Stand up for Themselves
Administrators must assert themselves, even if they’re in an awkward position as the head of business operations that still reports to a physician.
With Meaningful Use, It's All or Nothing
To reap the rewards of government incentives in full, practices must fulfill all meaningful use requirements - and potentially survive an audit.
Spending Upfront on Meaningful Use
Close may count in horseshoes and hand grenades, but it won't get you paid if you participate in the EHR incentive program.
Meaningful Use Penalties Hurt Patients Too
Two physicians say that Medicare reimbursements not only hurt physicians, but also damage patient relations and care as well.
Easy Physician Credentialing for Medical Practices
To ensure your medical practice does not leave money on the table, proper physician credentialing is a must.
Technology to Streamline Physician Credentialing
CAQH ProView, a standardized electronic application form can reduce the time and resources needed for credentialing.
Physician Credentialing Mistakes to Avoid
Opportunity for human error abounds where physician credentialing is concerned, which can expose your medical practice to financial loss.
Your Guide to Firing Medical Practice Staff
Firing a medical practice staff member is never easy, but there are some ways to minimize the potential aftershocks.
Avoid Firing Medical Practice Staff
Dismissing a medical practice staff member is never fun. Here's how to reduce the likelihood you will need to go through the process.
Who Should Fire Medical Practice Staff?
Firing a medical practice staff member is never easy. Here's how to determine who should do it, and how.
Introducing Advanced Practitioners to Patients
Congratulations, you've hired a new NP or PA. Now be sure your patients know and understand who they'll be seeing.
Scope of Practice Varies by State
Advanced practitioners have various qualifications, but be sure you understand your state's scope of practice laws.
Hiring an NP or PA for Your Medical Practice
Advanced practitioners can deliver significant value, but recruiting must be driven by economics and a commitment to team-based care.
Two ICD-10 Prep Tips for Practices
Think coding is hard now? ICD-10 will require far greater specificity and documentation. Here are two ways to start preparing.
Use Denials to Boost Medical Practice Revenue
You can boost your payment stream significantly by using rejected claims as a learning opportunity. Here's how.
Five Ways to Improve Coding at Your Medical Practice
If you're looking to combat rising business costs at your medical practice your best bet is effective coding. Here's how to get started.
Four Common Tech Slowdowns at Medical Practices
Technology can benefit medical practices, but it can also slow them down. Here's how to avoid some common pitfalls.
Study: EHRs Slow Down Smaller Medical Practices More
EHRs may have an unintended side effect for smaller practices; namely, the disruption of existing communication patterns.
Why Aren't More Doctors Using Telehealth?
Telecommunication technology holds great promise in improving both patient outcomes and access to care. So what's the problem?
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