Honesty may be the best policy. But is complete truthfulness the compassionate course in every case? Here's what you need to know about the legal, ethical, and professional issues around withholding information from patients.
Shelly K. Schwartz
Do you have an emergency plan in place? You should. Our disaster-planning checklist gets you started.
Happy but worried, American physicians are sorting through the many changes their profession is seeing.
Charitable efforts in your office
Embracing part-time and work-at-home schedules to help fit the right medical practice employee pieces into place.
A surprising number of patients withhold information from their doctors. Here’s how to identify patient dishonesty that compromises care.
Like most administrators, your education and experience have given you all the tools you need to help your practice succeed — Not that you’ll get the chance to prove it. When you find that your tasks are overwhelming your projects, that’s when it’s time to hire an assistant.
It’s hard to know how much is enough when it comes to recruiting and paying staff. Wouldn’t it be great if you knew what everyone else was paying their staff and could compare? Now you can. Our staff salary survey returns for a second year of national and regional salary stats, plus expert advice from seasoned veterans.
Here's a primer to assist your medical practice maintain its patient records and avoid any legal troubles.