For primary care physicians — already saddled with student debt obligations, volume-based performance demands, declining reimbursements, increasing administrative challenges, and overall burnout — the spread of COVID-19 has been a pressure test.
A majority of physicians have seen their practice’s financial state improve or stay the same in 2019, according to the results of the 91st Annual Medical Economics® Physician Report.
Creating a strategic plan and thinking strategically are not about doing more. They are about focusing how you spend your time so that you are more effective in reaching your goals and getting to where you want to go.
What will happen long term is unclear, but doctors and observers say the actions taken so far by the government to support practices are inadequate and that more needs done.
When it comes to avoiding claim denials, training staff to understand payer policies and regulatory requirements is critical.
Why don’t more U.S medical school graduates enter primary care? This issue is critical because the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) projects that there will be a shortage of 21,100 to 55,200 PCPs by 2032.
Long wait times have a negative impact on patient satisfaction.
Running late with patients is a huge source of stress and anxiety -- here's how to fix the problem.
Physician interest in supplementary work outside of the primary practice setting is nothing new. But the industry of medicine is becoming increasingly regulated and constrained.
While more physicians are becoming employees, others who crave autonomy are going out on their own. Here’s how to succeed.