August 13th 2021
Providers can reap the rewards of a digital transformation that boosts efficiency and profitability, but they must first invest in the right technology.
May 6th 2019
Ensure your practice’s long-term health by educating patients about their financial responsibility and staff on how to improve medical billing and collections.
December 10th 2017
Can retail supplement sales help your practice's bottom line? One physician thinks so and shares her tips for adding these products to your offering.
September 29th 2017
Female PAs make 86 percent of what their male counterparts earn, a recent study found. This is profoundly unfair.
April 24th 2017
Some patients just assume physicians are rich and they don't need the money. Thus, they skip out on paying their bills.
Physician Compensation: Employed vs. Practice Owners
Where is the money? For its annual compensation survey, Physicians Practice breaks down the compensation between employed physicians and practice owners.
Healthcare Policy Talk Leaves Patients Two Options
Are you getting anxious, just hearing the discussions surrounding the Affordable Care Act? This doctor has two options for you.
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?
Don't Forget to Let Patients Know You Care
Patients really want to be cared for. And it's important to realize that treating them is different than caring for them.
2016 Physician Compensation Survey Report
The 2016 Physician Compensation Survey Report includes in-depth insight into what the nation’s physicians are being paid for their work.
Physician Income Trends Shifting Favorably for Primary Care
Primary-care physicians are still making less than subspecialists. Is that about to change in the shift to value-based care?
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.
More Tax, Legal Scams Targeting Doctors at Year End
Asset protection for doctors is a proactive science, says attorney, Ike Devji. Avoid common tax scams at the end of the year.
Why Are Female Doctors Making Less than Male Doctors?
In this edition of the Physicians Practice Pearls Podcast, we discuss a recent study which found a significant gap in pay between male and female doctors.
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.
Why Many Physician Compensation Plans Fail
Here are four strategies to make sure that your physician compensation does not fail and you find yourself having to replace a departed doctor.
Analyzing the Black-White Pay Disparity in Medicine
In this edition of the Physicians Practice Pearls Podcast, we speak with Anupam Jena, a researcher who studied the pay disparity between black and white physicians. Why do black physicians earn significantly less?
Eliminating Red Tape is a Physician's Top Wish
If most doctors got three wishes from a genie, what would they be? This doctor says that he only needs one and it involves red tape.
Is There a Smarter Way for Docs to Buy Index Funds?
What do physicians have to know about buying index funds? Here is a look into this type of financial investment.
Three Strategies to Pay Off Medical School Debt
It’s hard enough as private practice doc in today’s reimbursement environment. Medical school debt can make it worse, here are tips to avoid this issue.
Physicians, Avoid Alternative Investments
Are you interested in putting money into alternative investments? Stay away, warns physician financial planner, Steven Podnos.
More Ways Physicians Can be Bought Out
Part two of a two-part series in which physician buyouts are explored and whether or not the financial offerings make sense for you.
Five Reasons to List Medical Prices Online
Practices have shied away from listing healthcare prices online, but doing so can benefit both patient AND provider, says one expert.
New Jersey Healthcare Plan Favors State Employees over Taxpayers
New Jersey is already a primary-care physician shortage area. A new state plan makes the problem worse by giving state employees special status.
Asset Protection Issues for Docs Include Credit Fraud
Physicians have to ensure they are not falling victim to two common types of financial fraud related to their credit.
Decoding PA Reimbursement Guidelines
Confused over how PAs get reimbursed in the healthcare system? Here are a few guidelines to help you out.
Planning for an Inheritance as a Doctor
Physicians have important considerations when planning for an inheritance from an elderly parent. Here are a few.
Two Commonly Overlooked Types of Disability Insurance
Many practices fail to invest in insurance for the loss of an important employee or covering their business from disability
Should I Take Social Security Early?
If you are weighing whether or not to take Social Security early or wait it out, here are a few considerations that you should have.
Keep Tabs on Legal Shifts Affecting Your 401k Plans
Practices must stay abreast of legal changes affecting 401(k) plans to ensure they don’t face legal action for not properly monitoring them.
Medicare Denies Coverage of Certain PET Scans
A recent change to Medicare reimbursement of PET scans shows why physicians need to stay abreast of this kind of information.
Going Solo: One Physician’s Success Story
One doctor is finding success in a seemingly rare place in healthcare: As someone who became a solo doc. She explains how in this blog.
Two Tiers? America Has Multi-tiered Healthcare Now
By the very nature of our healthcare industry there always have been - and always will be - differences in care.
Attracting More Cash Paying Patients to Your Medical Practice
Here are some key tips you can take to increase the volume of fee-for-service / cash paying patients at your medical practice.
Poll of the Week – More Respect in Concierge?
Practice Notes blogger Wayne Lipton recently wrote that patients in concierge practices have more respect for their doctors.
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