February 27th 2023
Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.
June 3rd 2021
A few notable items seemingly intersect with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
March 30th 2021
When annual reviews for practice employees come around, having measurable metrics in place will make the meeting go more smoothly. Here are some ideas.
March 4th 2021
Getting the best employees requires offering an attractive salary and benefits package. Getting the best work from those employees requires something more.
August 25th 2020
A bare minimum checklist for your business.
8 tips for avoiding employee handbook crises
Can your employee handbook get you in trouble?
Six tips for your employee cell phone policy
A smartphone can be a distraction to staff members and also a potential HIPAA violation waiting to happen. Here are tips to avoid that at your practice.
7 reasons to be happy you’re in primary care
Looking for the positive in the pandemic.
Three ways healthcare facilities are rebounding from COVID-19
Leaders from several organizations explain how they’re meeting the needs of their patients and employees.
Managing and terminating staff who refuse to comply with COVID19 safety recommendations
Employers should continue to enforce all recommended COVID precautions within the practice and remain vigilant of changes in state and federal laws.
Backstage Support Heroes: Gratitude for those working magic behind the scenes
Rapid credentializations have allowed healthcare professionals to practice across multiple states during the pandemic.
Best states for physicians in 2020: 5 states with the highest physician salaries
Find out in which states you can make the most for your services. Will the rankings surprise you?
Written employment contract updates for physician practices to consider in the wake of COVID19
Revise contracts now with practical solutions for potential disaster that could occur in the future.
Moonlighting doctors, stay on top of your credentialing paperwork
Three tips to stay organized and resourceful.
Getting started in Locum Tenens
An autonomous alternative to the health system career.
Physicians with more than one job are much happier
What does it mean for the future of medical work and burnout?
6 ways to motivate your team-for free
How turnover in critical roles leave health organizations vulnerable
Finding and retaining qualified office staff can be challenging for physician practices
Halloween: The Lawsuit Dressed as a Holiday
Halloween starts the office holiday party season, when employment lawsuits against medical practices can spike.
Inexperienced workers can be a boon to your practice
In this tight labor market, stop searching for the perfect candidate. Train them instead.
4 tips to prevent a credentialing crisis
Stop relying on Excel spreadsheets and calendar alerts. Improve your credentialing efficiency, accuracy and speed with technology.
4 reasons you should prepare a physician rights and responsibilities document
4 ways to recruit Gen Z workers
The youngest generation in the workforce wants meaning and stability. Here’s how to show them the meaningful work your physician practice does.
Could you be responsible for your practice’s unpaid taxes?
A recent case is a reminder that physician practice managers must be responsible, and can be held responsible, for unpaid taxes their employer may owe.
You may want to believe in the perfect candidate, but it’s hard when you live in a fantasy world
7 ways to help new physicians succeed
A new work environment can be challenging for newly graduated physicians as well as more experienced physicians. Here are seven ways to help make the onboarding process seamless.
How physicians take vacations
It's summertime and that means finding the perfect work-beach balance.
American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care physicians
Physicians who have matched into primary care positions has been on the decline for the past eight years, according to data from The Match.
How to prepare for locum tenens physicians
Here are four ways practice owners and administrators can ensure temporary employees are successful.
How to attract millennial employees
Advice on attracting and retaining younger talent.
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.
5 steps to start your own independent practice
Advice for how to go solo - and be successful.
How the new H-1B visa selection hinders international medical graduates
The government’s change to the H-1B process could negatively impact thousands of physicians who wish to practice in rural communities and intensify the growing physician shortage.
Private practice and professional satisfaction
Physicians need to think seriously about what they are trading before they decide to become an employee of a health system instead of a private business owner.
4 challenges and 4 solutions to improve the locum tenens credentialing process
Credentialing is a critical undertaking no matter the size of your practice. Here's how to make the process less cumbersome.
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