Tight staffing and lower reimbursement have made patient volume — and effective patient flow — an imperative. You'll need to be innovative to squeeze more patients into your doctors' day.
Shelly K. Schwartz
You may be afraid of audits, but if you aren't auditing your own billing procedures, you're probably losing a fortune. Here's how.
The cost of patient noncompliance, for patient outcomes, your bottom line, and the healthcare system, has been well documented. But when nagging fails, what can you do? A lot, actually. Check out these strategies for increasing patient adherence and outcomes.
Medical practices have been slow to embrace the "customer comes first" mentality that defines corporate America — an operational oversight they can no longer ignore.
Times are tight for small and large practices alike. But there are ways to supplement your income without selling out. Here are 10 ways you can leverage your skills to boost your income.
Opting for an in-house pharmacy or office dispensing can enable your practice to maintain higher profit margins, but before you jump onboard examine all the costs first.
Are you nearing contract negotiation time? Make sure you understand what you’re reading before you sign. Here’s a detailed analysis of what should and shouldn’t be in your next binding agreement.
Today's practice managers must plan proactively for the new year — finding new ways to cut costs and improve efficiencies.
When patients demur over paying for care, don't be a soft touch — there are things you can do to collect
You did it. You landed your dream job. The offer is in hand. You've met the staff. And you can already picture your name displayed on the front office door. A little advice? Don't pop the champagne bottle just yet. There's still plenty of work to be done.