Bethany Williams


The case for gamifying pediatric chronic condition management

For the more than 21 million children living with chronic conditions, adherence to these types of treatment plans and medication regimens is an indelible daily part of their young lives.

Lynnette Hessling, MSHI, RHIA


The hazards of erroneous documentation

Precise patient documentation is critical to communicating a patient's condition, organizing their healthcare records, and facilitating payer reimbursement

James R. Embrey, Jr, JD


Telemedicine and telehealth litigation risk rises as demand soars

One of the biggest risks is the act of practicing medicine virtually and the challenges of virtual examinations, reviewing diagnostics, communicating with the patient, loss of contextual clues, etc.

Colin Carr


How to lower your monthly rent during a lease renewal negotiation

For the majority of practices, real estate is the second highest expense behind payroll.

Daniel Fernendez


Practice tip of the week: Five tips for improving your practice’s reputation

Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.

Harvey Jenner
Harvey Jenner


The benefits of acquiring new real world data for medical special societies and patient advocacy organizations

Increased access to patient-centric data sources such as electronic health records, patient reported outcomes, claims data, and genomic data is driving a renewed interest in patient registries as a potential nexus for a more holistic view of the patient experience.

Jack Kain, PharmD


Is more testing the answer to a growing drug misuse crisis?

Is testing the right way to tackle the growing drug misuse problem in the U.S.?

Julianne Rice


Four smart investments physicians should consider in 2021

One good method of saving and earning is through investing. Here are four options you can consider.

Terry Bauer


Is working with payers the right move for your practice?

If you are in a membership medicine model, is working with payers the right way to go?

Jason Burum


Strengthen care by building authentic partnerships with patients

Today’s patients are savvy healthcare consumers seeking access to trusted healthcare content and digital health technology that empowers them to make educated care decisions throughout their health and wellness journey.

Max Burger, MD


My last patient

A recently retired physician reflects on his last patient and the healthcare system.

Anthony Mikulaschek


Embracing an eCOA strategy: Making the switch from paper diaries

Thanks to being faster, on-demand, and more customizable, decentralized clinical trials are here to stay.

Rakhi Dimino, MD


Combating a culture of perpetual burnout

Physicians can take a note from professional athletes

John Moran


Self-care and general health tips for medical professionals

The following self-care and general health tips will keep you prioritizing your health and not just the health of your patients.

Jack Tsai, MD


Social determinants of health: The key to better compliance

You truly have to walk a mile in a patient’s shoes to find out the true barriers to improving their well-being.

Jo-Ann Fussell


Ways to improve the older patient experience

How to take steps to boost the experience for this group of patients.

Jeff LeBrun


Key things for practices to consider when adopting a remote patient monitoring service

What independent practices should consider when adopting remote patient monitoring services.

Carol Gibbons, RN, BSN, NHA


8 tips for avoiding employee handbook crises

Can your employee handbook get you in trouble?

Craig Parker, JD, CPA
Craig Parker, JD, CPA


Care guidance helps physician practices achieve health equity

Health equity metrics are increasingly required in value-based care.

Daniel Hudgins


Third-party risk management critical to protecting against cyberattack

In an increasingly vendor-supported environment, many organizations fail to secure third-party connections.

Scott LaRoque


Overcoming Value-Based Care Hesitations

Physicians Practice® spoke with Scott LaRoque, CEO of MPOWERHealth, about why some physicians may be hesitant to adopt value-based care models and how they can overcome these hesitations.

M. Bridget Duffy, MD


How healthcare tech can reduce physician burnout

Technology can serve a higher purpose in healthcare by enabling clinicians to easily communicate and share information without having to taking time away from patient care.

Kristina Hutson


How to reduce surprise billing in your practice

Physicians Practice® spoke with Kristina Hutson, a product line developer at Availity, about surprise billing events in independent healthcare practices and what owners and administrators can do to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence.

Todd Shryock


The danger of paint-by-numbers medicine

Physicians constrained when payers put cost above care.

Zak Holdsworth


What the future of direct primary care looks like

Why you should pay attention to the future of direct primary care.

Teresa Sieck, PhD


Remote monitoring a valuable tool for reducing heart failure readmissions and hospitalizations

Advances in remote monitoring are allowing for physician practices to further monitor heart failure patients on a regular basis, without the patients needing to leave their home. This real-time data provides seamless connectivity, improved clinical outcomes and reductions of adverse events.

Corey Redding


How to choose an ACO partner

Look for alignments with your practice’s mission, values, and strategic priorities.

Michael Attanasio, MD


How value-based care helped our independent practice survive 2020

Our experience shows how key features of value-based care can position practices to be more resilient, adaptable, and future-oriented.

Matt Gitelis


How the voluntary reporting outcomes can be a clinical differentiator for practices

Patient-reported outcomes are becoming increasingly important to patients, providers, and payers.

Joanna Terry


4 Design strategies for optimal patient experience

The design of your practice can do a lot to make patients feel more comfortable.

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