5 questions to ask about wRVU compensation
If you're getting paid in work RVUS, then you need to understand what you’re being paid for and how to calculate your compensation.
Why I still practice medicine
Physician Melissa Young shares two patient encounters that remind her of her primary role: to care for and comfort others.
Build employee trust through effective communication
Rethink what you say, and how you say it, as a way to garner employee trust.
5 steps to start your own independent practice
Advice for how to go solo - and be successful.
5 ways interoperability fails physicians
EHR interoperability is a great idea in theory, but the reality leaves much to be desired.
How to add more care to your treatment
Patient care is the top priority for physicians. But in order to provide patients with the best treatment, physicians must take care of their personal, professional, and public priorities.
Clean up the A/R before putting the practice on the market
How to develop an accounts receivable work plan in three steps
Culture and leadership: Two sides of the same coin
Here are four strategies that can go a long way towards creating a culture where people feel engaged, empowered, and supported. And the happier your staff, the greater your patient satisfaction.
Avoid false economies that undermine your practice business
Efforts to save money may even weaken the business-and, sometimes, those weakening effects can be very hard to spot.
We must address social determinants of health
When physicians don't talk to patients about social determinants of health, they miss the bigger picture.
Is it time to reform your forms?
It’s important to support medical conversations and instructions with clear documentation using straightforward language on well-thought-out forms. Here are a few suggestions to help you get started.
Get paid for procedures insurance won’t cover
Six tips that can help physicians collect on services not covered by third parties.
7 ways clinical research can help your practice
Why you should consider adding an in-house clinical research department to your practice
Alternative practice models and why doctors are switching
The days of the traditional practice are greatly diminished.
The fight against prior authorizations
The ongoing battle to get patients the treatments they need is a major contributor to physician burnout.
How we can defeat burnout
Burnout is not about broken doctors and nurses. It is about a broken system.
Partnership agreements: Why it may be time for an overhaul
Nine areas that every partnership agreement should consider.
Selling your practice? Clean up the coding first.
If you don’t identify the coding issues, know that your potential buyer will.
Adopting habits of successful people
How this primary care physician is attempting to bring more balance into her life.
Position your newly hired clinician for success
Effective onboarding can help ensure your new hire knows what is expected and becomes productive more quickly.
Physician outrage over CVS’ new diabetic testing policy
Monitoring glucose levels is important for managing diabetes. CVS Pharmacy now limits quantities of diabetic testing supplies to meet Medicare Part B’s medical necessity requirements, superseding doctor’s orders.
How physicians can protect themselves from unethical testimony by an ‘expert’ witness.
The stupid stuff
The number of things we do in the business of medicine that have no direct bearing on patient health or well-being is astounding.
Mitigating risk on outpatient bundled payment contracts
Three ways medical practices can manage opportunities for bundled episodes of care.
Five ways to better manage stress
The drivers of burnout are too numerous and complex for any individual physician to address alone. But there are steps physicians can take to reduce their stress levels and improve their cognitive functioning and well-being.
How doctors can keep romance alive
Valentine’s Day-a day both revered and reviled-is a good time to reflect on how to make medical relationships not only work but thrive.
Is your communication style compromising your credibility?
Here are three simple adjustments that can help you ensure others understand what you're trying to convey.
Digital health is the future, but are we ready for it?
If we are not smart about how we implement digital health, we may have results similar to the EHR.
Assess whether acquisition makes sense for your practice
Five questions managers and physicians should ask and answer before jumping into acquisition.
5 ways to make this your best year yet
Think about what you want to accomplish this year, then list how you can achieve your goals.
2 Clarke Drive Cranbury, NJ 08512