Workplace negativity can drag down a practice and its staff, hurting both patient care and the bottom line. So what can you do to boost staff morale and encourage teamwork at your office?
Nearly every physician today is looking for ways to boost efficiency and productivity to stay profitable. So how do you achieve this goal without adding staff or compromising your patient satisfaction?
Negotiating rates with your payers is important, but so is the language in your contracts. Practices can face a number of possibly adverse provisions that could contradict practice policies and cause confusion with patients. But how do you discover and address such provisions?
Are you confused about EHR certification? You're not alone. To receive federal incentive payments for your EHR, you must show that you are using a certified technology in a meaningful way. But what does that really mean — certified technology?
This year's annual MGMA conference comes at a particularly unnerving time for many practices, as they face uncertainty about federal reimbursement and complex EHR requirements. The annual conference of the medical practice association is being held in New Orleans October 24 to 27, and will cover a wide range of topics from health reform to ICD-10.
The Physicians Practice team will be covering the 2010 MGMA Annual Conference in the Big Easy October 24 through October 27. We'll be posting podcasts, videos, and articles, all keeping you up-to-date on the latest sessions, speakers, news, and practice management advice.