May 26th 2023
What is Conrad 30 and how can it help your state?
May 8th 2023
No one likes to fire an employee, but if someone is dragging down the practice, it’s time to make a change.
May 5th 2023
Many physicians hire family members as employees in both clinical and non-clinical roles at their practice, but there are serious downsides.
April 28th 2023
This face-to-face encounter enables physicians and other staff to get to know a candidate in ways that go beyond a resume on a desk and letters of recommendation.
February 6th 2023
Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.
Five contract areas doctors shouldn’t overlook
Keep on eye on these areas to avoid major financial and professional consequences.
Staff Salary Survey 2021: Staffing trends
Results from our 2021 survey.
Making the most out of PAs and NPs
Nurse practitioners and PAs are crucial parts of any healthcare system, but determining how they can best contribute to the success of your practice or organization takes research and planning.
Attracting better talent with greater transparency
Two dimensions in which physician expectations were out of line with the reality of the job.
Staff Salary Survey 2020: How the pandemic has affected your practice
Results from our 2020 survey.
Asset Protection and Physician Family Businesses
A bare minimum checklist for your business.
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.
5 things physician practices need to do when hiring during a pandemic
How to spruce up your recruitment game if you’re hiring.
Differences in nursing ability influences physician decisions
Consider education and experience when hiring nurses for your practice.
How turnover in critical roles leave health organizations vulnerable
Finding and retaining qualified office staff can be challenging for physician practices
5 questions every older physician should ask themselves
Questions you should ask yourself as you think about the future for yourself and your practice.
Productivity and termination: what physicians need to know when reviewing contracts
Compensation formulas based on productivity can become a major source of friction between physician and employer when termination occurs
4 tips to prevent a credentialing crisis
Stop relying on Excel spreadsheets and calendar alerts. Improve your credentialing efficiency, accuracy and speed with technology.
How to have a well-run practice
Your practice may have a routine, but does it operate like a well-oiled machine?
Peer advice for managing a practice
Have a difficult employee, low staff morale or trouble filling vacancies? Tips and guidance for how to be a better leader.
What to say when asked about former employees
One solo practicioner mulls over what she should or shouldn’t say when sought for a reference check.
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.
How to solve the staffing shortage
How modern technology can help with understaffing.
How to safely prescribe and manage opioids
Avoid legal trouble by doing a thorough review of the electronic prescription process, security options, audits and potential loopholes.
Position your newly hired clinician for success
Effective onboarding can help ensure your new hire knows what is expected and becomes productive more quickly.
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.
The why matters
You cannot avoid employee mistakes, but you can make sure the same mistake isn't made twice.
New year, new challenges
The only thing certain in life is change. Learn how one physician is coping with the transition back to solo practice following her associate’s departure.
Seven tips for faster credentialing
Credentialing a new provider is a tedious and slow process in which every false step or delay can cost you money. These seven tips can expedite the process.
Coach vs. mentor
In order to foster high-performing teams, organizations need both coaches and mentors.
The dangers of trusting your employees too much
Yes, you need to delegate some tasks to employees. But as practice owners and administrators, it’s your responsibility to oversee and double check-not blindly sign your name for a whole lot of trouble.
The solution to your tech problems
Please note this solution is subject to child labor laws.
Parting ways with a provider
Terminating a provider’s employment with a physician practice is a sensitive process that needs to be handled with care.
How to hire the right coder
Use these tips to ensure you choose the right medical coder for your practice, and that the coder chooses you back.
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