Keith Loria is a contributing writer to Medical Economics.
What’s happening with physician malpractice insurance rates?
Malpractice insurance rates for physicians can vary widely based on a number of influences, including specialty, location and claims history. Therefore, it’s challenging to provide a definitive answer regarding whether rates are rising, falling or staying the same.
How to ask for a raise — and get it
Physicians often feel undervalued and request salary raises. This is something that needs to be handled carefully if they want the answer to be “yes.”
Are you plugged into remote patient monitoring?
RPM use is on the rise — here’s how to choose the best system and take advantage of its many benefits
Be wary of telehealth’s legal risks
What do physicians need to do to make sure they are avoiding both malpractice and licensing risks?
Physicians must deal effectively with difficult employees
Managing problems without delay is crucial; otherwise, the practice may suffer.
How physicians can find the right attorney
As practices grow and become more intimately involved in patients’ complete health care — including regimens of sleep, nutrition, lifestyle, and even wearables — there is more room for lapses, errors or disagreements that pose questions suitable for lawyers.
How to handle a medical board complaint
A complaint to a medical board is a considerable challenge posing as much risk to a physician’s career as a malpractice case.
How physicians can pick the best financial adviser
Look for proper credentials, experience with medical field, and even a good bedside manner
Improve Your Telehealth System
Invest in upgraded tools and platforms and set clear guidelines for patients
The tech savvy physician: How to evaluate technology for your practice
Don’t buy until you try: How to tell whether the ‘next big thing’ is right for your practice
Build your financial success dream team
How to find people to turn to for financial, legal and other advice.
Dealing with medical board complaints
Preparing your practice for an efficient flu season
How medical practices can create effective vaccination programs for the months ahead
Motivating patients to achieve heart health
Boosting patient adherence can enhance outcomes
Managing patients with Type 2 diabetes
A look at how physicians can improve their care relationships
Are you prepared for a disaster?
Make a plan to help keep your practice, patients and staff safe
Pandemic puts COPD and asthma in spotlight
A look at how physicians can help patients manage their respiratory health
How physicians can assist patients on proper heart health
There is convincing evidence that counseling interventions improve blood pressure, lipid and fasting blood glucose levels, body weight/adiposity and eating habits. Improvement in these areas will strengthen heart health.
How physicians are addressing obesity as a chronic condition and helping patients lose weight.
Frontiers in diabetes patient management
Innovative technology helps patients adhere to their treatment and stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tips for buying the right malpractice coverage
How to find the right malpractice policy for your situation.
Preparing for a second wave of COVID-19
Practices must take these steps to ensure they are ready.
Dealing with the rising cost of insulin
The health care community weighs in on how to make insulin affordable.
How COVID-19 is affecting practices financially
Physicians explain how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their businesses.
How to discuss care costs with patients
Providing patients record access
Practices must adhere to all record requests-or face legal consequences
How healthcare will change in 2020
A look at seven things that will impact physicians this year.
Assisting patients with rising costs of prescription drugs
Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reveals that on average, Americans spend approximately $1,200 a year on prescription medications, numbers that have gone up due to rising prices. Here's how doctors can help.
Why video is an important tool for engaging patients
When developing a consumer engagement strategy today, a major trend for physicians is the use of video to engage and empower patients.
How one medical group uses 'extenders' to improve patient engagement
Details on a home healthcare project that's improving patient adherence
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