February 21st 2024
Growing demand for ASCs presents both opportunities and challenges, especially in terms of revenue cycle management and workforce.
February 20th 2024
A recent study confirmed burnout remains a problem for health care. These are interventions that doctors say would help.
February 7th 2024
There are simple tools that can help us achieve the best employment contract.
February 1st 2024
Violence against health care workers has almost become a routine, if frightening, aspect of their jobs.
January 31st 2024
To thrive in 2024 and beyond, organizations need to devise ways to continue delivering exceptional care without placing more stress on their workforce.
Recruiting the difficult-to-hire physician
Health care organizations must adopt a proactive and personalized approach to making physicians feel heard, valued, and interested.
5 Tips to retain great physicians
Hospitals and health care organizations don’t do enough to keep physicians. A new book discusses how to change that.
When the boomerang employee tries to return
You know you should have a plan for when an employee leaves; but what if they want to return?
Practice tip of the week: Evaluating a practice manager or administrator
Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.
Combatting employee turnover at your practice
Staff members are looking for autonomy and fair pay.
Retaining staff takes more than money
Training, tailored benefits and paths for career advancement help build loyalty and reduce employee attrition
Coding skills and physicians
Coding skills do not inherently equate to clinical competence, and vice versa, but both are necessary.
Giving your practice a checkup: Motivating your staff
The importance of motivating employees by providing measurable and written goals through a concise, effective mission statement and policy manual.
Outsourcing the revenue cycle isn’t right for everyone
Outsourcing the billing process has become popular but it isn’t the right choice for every practice.
Harnessing the power of internal ambassadors
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
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.
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