November 24th 2023
Training, tailored benefits and paths for career advancement help build loyalty and reduce employee attrition
November 21st 2023
Coding skills do not inherently equate to clinical competence, and vice versa, but both are necessary.
November 17th 2023
The importance of motivating employees by providing measurable and written goals through a concise, effective mission statement and policy manual.
November 15th 2023
Outsourcing the billing process has become popular but it isn’t the right choice for every practice.
November 13th 2023
Creating ambassadors internally can play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between the organizational vision and the patient experience.
Increasing productivity through talent management
Is your practice as productive as it could be?
Advancing DEI in health care
Overcoming communication challenges and fostering inclusive practices for physicians.
MGMA Leaders Conference 2023: Work life balance for newly hired physicians
Work life balance is becoming more and more of a concern for physicians as burnout and the doctor shortage grows.
Primary care hit hard by pandemic
Health care is busy and getting busier, but there are possible solutions that could help physicians and other clinicians, according to a new report.
Health care staff and the risk of drug overdose death
Staff members doing different jobs have different risks.
Practice tip of the week: Effectively manage medical practice staff
Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.
5 Training tips for your practice staff
Help your educated staff to apply what they learn in school to the real-life practice setting.
A word of caution for departing employees and their employers alike
Patient information or data cannot be utilized without a patient or consumer’s knowledge or consent.
Is work-from-home right for your practice?
Being flexible can attract and retain top talent
Messy Moments: Feeling safe enough to speak up
You want everyone to feel they have a say, even when it may surface a problem, so they’ll stay.
How to help a physician colleague in distress
Although it may be hard for us to admit, physicians face the same types of mental health conditions as our patients.
The importance of physician self-care
Take care of yourself if you want to be able to take care of patients.
Dealing with difficult employees
Managing problems without delay is crucial; otherwise, the practice may suffer.
Common pitfalls in a doctor's first year in practice
You’re done with med school – finally! Now it’s time to start thinking about practice management perspectives.
Strategies for fostering employee loyalty at your practice
Creating a culture of employee loyalty and commitment is one of the most important contributors to successful medical practice management.
Messy Moments: How to stop saying yes when you want to say no
Don't get cornered into saying yes.
Remedying the doctor shortage with the J-1 visa waiver
What is Conrad 30 and how can it help your state?
How to fire an employee
No one likes to fire an employee, but if someone is dragging down the practice, it’s time to make a change.
The pros and cons of hiring family members
Many physicians hire family members as employees in both clinical and non-clinical roles at their practice, but there are serious downsides.
Policing staff social media use
Frequent use of social media is common, but it can cause some problems in a medical practice setting.
The value of nurse practitioners
Physicians share the benefits of having nurse practitioners available at their practices to aid both patients and fellow healthcare clinicians.
HIMSS23: Turning the great resignation around
How to keep employees from leaving your practice
Technology and the doctor shortage
Several strategies facilitated by technology are helping provide access to hidden capacity in our current health system.
Hiring and keeping young doctors
Young physicians want good compensation. But money’s not all they’re looking for.
Moral injury: The problem facing physicians
The patients’ needs cannot always win-and often don’t.
Surviving staff shortages
Many practices turn to staffing agencies to fill vacancies. This can be a fast and easy way to find a credentialed temp, but drawbacks included expenses and work restrictions.
Messy moments: Filling in
When a member of the team takes a sick day, a messy moment can occur.
Mitigating healthcare staffing shortages by maximizing your staffing partnership
While contract workers have always served a role in the healthcare field, they have become more prevalent to fill staffing gaps.
Bullies in your practice
For many in healthcare, words and actions can be harmful, and in some instances can lead to jury awards in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Showing appreciation to support staff
Employee turnover is always a concern, but in economic times like these it often jumps.
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