November 20th 2019
Getting the best employees requires offering an attractive salary and benefits package. Getting the best work from those employees requires something more.
May 1st 2019
Efforts to save money may even weaken the business-and, sometimes, those weakening effects can be very hard to spot.
December 31st 2018
How to boost revenue in the new year.
October 26th 2018
If you keep a few basics in mind, it’ll be easy it easy to pick the perfect spot for your next space.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when seeking financing for a new practice location.
Spring Awakens: 12 Steps to Maintaining Your Practice
Daylight Saving Time is good time to check on things at the office, such as batteries and old equipment that need replacing.
Drive Down Expenses at Your Medical Practice
Look at the easy stuff to reduce the cost of overhead at your practice and go from there. There's a lot of money to be saved.
Identifying Your Payer Mix To Make Business Decisions
Knowing and understanding your payer mix is critical in your business operations, and overall inflow.
Study Finds Few ER Visits are Avoidable
In a recent study, researchers found that only 3.3 percent of emergency room visits are avoidable. Also, Houston-area hospitals brace for hurricane fallout.
Developing a Shared Vision for Your Medical Practice
Practices engaging in strategic planning should look ahead and create a vision of where it wants to be in three to five years.
To Invest in a VOIP System at Our Practice or Not
This doctor is looking to make a switch on her telephone system at her practice. Weighing the pros and cons, she isn't sure how to proceed.
Ensure a Strategic Merger of Practices Doesn't Fail
If you are looking to combine your practice with another, here are some ways to ensure the merger goes off without a hitch.
Sourcing Public and Private Grants for Your Practice
Patient visits aren't the only source of revenue for your practice, there are federal and private grants. Here's how to obtain one.
Stay on Top of Provider Credentialing and Revalidation
Providers, preparing yourself for upcoming credentialing and revalidations is important. Don't forget!
One Way to Increase Your Practice's Revenue
In an all-new cartoon, we look at a practice that found a unique way to improve its bottom line. How did it improve itself financially?
The Clinical and Financial Costs of Medical Devices
Sometimes it makes clinical and financial sense to purchase a medical device. Other times, it doesn't add up.
Which Healthcare Professional Asks Santa for Some Help?
A new cartoon shows us which healthcare professional wants to tag along with Santa Claus on Christmas and deliver some "gifts."
Take a Measured Approach in Practice Management Decisions
In clinical work, physicians are used to making quick decisions. When it comes to practice management, you must take your time and evaluate options.
Plan on Expanding Your Practice With These Guidelines
If a new office or location is in the works for your New Year business plan, use these suggestions as a guideline.
CMS Names Costliest Drugs in 2015
CMS released a dashboard that revealed the amount of money spent by the agency on specific drugs. Maryland docs reject medical marijuana.
When the Pharma Rep Visits Your Medical Practice
How do you know a doctor has gotten a visit from his local pharmaceutical sales rep? Look for the swag. Here is one physician that doesn't hide it.
Your Profitability Depends on Managing Practice Overhead
An experienced practice owner talks about the three areas where you can cut costs in order to lower overhead and stay profitable.
Does Private Practice Still Offer an Attractive Career Path?
Recent survey data suggests that most physicians - independent or not - feel the private practice is still an attractive career path.
Looking Back on Switching to Private Practice
Seven years ago, this doctor made a decision to go from being an employed physician to owning her own practice. She looks back at what's happened since.
Inbox: Higher Deductibles Cramp Physicians, Patients
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
Medical Practice Owner or Hospital-Employed Physician?
There are pros and cons to being an employed physician. Take it from someone who has been both a practice owner and employed.
Take the Legwork and Guesswork Out of Product Selection
Take advantage of physician resources from companies that are fully vetted, provide full service to physicians, and offer competitive pricing. [Sponsored]
Practice Rounds: EpiPen Saga Reaches a Fever Pitch
The backlash over the cost hike of the EpiPen forced the manufacturer Mylan to take action and defend itself this week.
Tech Upgrades Pay Off for Small Practices
While upgrading your technology may cost you, it will pay off in the long run, according to recent research efforts.
Doctors May Get Defrauded by Tax Planning Sales Tactics
Physicians, be wary of various tax planning and life insurance sales tactics this time of year. Don't get defrauded.
Medical Equipment Leasing - the Basics
Buying medical equipment for your practice that must be replaced every few years may not be the best way to go. Here's what you should know about leasing.
Run Your Medical Practice Like a Business
Practices need to expand their leadership capabilities beyond clinical-minded decisions. They have to focus on business management, too.
How to be Efficient with Vendor Relations
Vendors' products and services directly impact a practice's day-to-day operations. Here's how to be establish efficient vendor relations.
Why is Physician Autonomy Important for Patient Care?
This doctor says one patient's care plan reemphasized why he has continued to stay independent in the era of consolidation.
Why Doctors Have to Organize Against Outside Forces
Doctors are dealing with more outside forces than ever before, like third-party and government payers. Here's why they have to organize.
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