Are the physicians in your office frequently bickering? A good relationship among the doctors might be the single-most important aspect to a successful group practice. Here's how practice administrators can keep the peace.
Shelly K. Schwartz
Finding the best folks to contribute to your team isn't an easy task. Here's how to figure out what, and ultimately who, you need.
We surveyed hundreds of American physicians on everything from their views on politics and public policy to their sense of professional satisfaction to how well they’re taking care of themselves physically and emotionally. You’re juggling so many demands on your time. How are you holding up?
Claims denials can hurt practice revenue, so stay on top of your billing process to collect every penny you've earned.
For all the metrics that medical offices use to benchmark performance, it is patient flow that may be the most accurate measure of productivity. Managing patient flow is a delicate balance, but it can be done with a little forethought.
Patients say they want their doctors’ offices to be tech-savvy. They want to communicate with you and your staff, use patient portals and smartphone applications. But there’s a difference between wanting a digital future and actually knowing how to get there. Here’s how to get your patients and staff on board.
Are your docs overstressed? Join the club. But there are things you can do to help prevent your physicians from becoming jaded.
Before looking for a new space to practice, evaluate the office you're in.
It used to be that you examined the patient. But from your credentials to your use of technology, patients are increasingly examining you. Here's how to deal with this new generation of engaged, informed, and demanding patients.
Medical practices are often fraught with poor policies and time sucks that undermine staff performance. Here's what to look for — and what to do about it.