March 23rd 2023
The provision requiring various preventive coverages is being challenged in court
March 22nd 2023
Study of enrollment trends highlights the benefits most employers offer their workers
March 21st 2023
Medical practices can choose from a wide array of tools to enable communication with patients from diverse backgrounds
If your name is Kathy, Beth, Kyle, or Sam, you are more likely to annoy your co-workers
Burnout is pushing many doctors to retire, but administrators think it is something else
Medicare prescribing trends: Lots of pain in Alabama
Majority of states have a statin as the most commonly prescribed Medicare drug, but Alabama’s collective pain level apparently exceeds that of the other 49 states.
Patient perceptions of cleanliness have a direct effect on reported infection rates
Men and women have different factors that influence their perceptions
Physicians to pay $2 million for improper billing
Feds, Florida attorney general announce settlement from whistleblower lawsuit.
Threat of denial-of-service cyberattacks growing in health care
Hacking attempts set new record this month, according to government and industrial groups.
Remote scribes may reduce burnout by cutting time spent on EHR
Researchers compare effects on wellness among physicians using remote scribes to those without.
Docs: Ban noncompete clauses to improve working conditions, patient care
Physicians out front as FTC contemplates national rule against noncompete agreements.
Self-awareness and empathy are keys to reducing violence in health care settings
Learning to manage emotions and recognize needs of others lessens the tension that causes aggressive behavior
Imposter phenomenon is common among U.S. physicians
Imposter phenomenon increases burnout and thoughts of suicide in doctors
How to give your medical practice a facelift
Sprucing up your medical practice is beneficial for you and your patients, staff and bottom line.
Why primary care physicians must captain the care team
The health system must rethink its strategy to enable primary care providers to develop better game plans for chronic disease patients, such as people living with type 2 diabetes.
Physician groups voice strong support for prior authorization reforms
CMS collecting comments on elements of Medicare Advantage, Part D
Paid medical malpractice claims may hint at more to come
Study examines how physicians with paid claims have greater risk of additional claims in the future.
Why physicians in value-based contracts need to get ahead of risk adjustment
To help practices prepare for their value-based care transition, here are three top considerations for success.
Telehealth is here to stay: How technology has become a staple for physicians and is serving unmet health care needs
Who uses virtual visits, and why? Here’s how primary care doctors and patients can benefit.
Physican mortality from COVID-19 higher than expected
Despite higher excess deaths and greater COVID exposure, physicians still had a lower excess death rate than the general population
How care guidance support works
Care guidance supports physician practices and at-risk organizations to achieve health equity objectives and succeed in value-based care.
Medicare Advantage prior authorizations by the numbers
KFF breaks down approvals, denials, and appeals in 2021 requests sent to insurance companies.
MGMA issues guide to CMS for rule changes for prior authorizations
New regs could reduce administrative burdens physicians and delays in patient care.
Why caring must trump coding
Is the coding taking priority over the caring?
Strategies to keep patients actively engaged with primary care providers
Americans are changing how they use health care. Now is the time for primary care to rebuild relationships with them.
How medical practices – large and small – can provide continuous and effective care, even in the face of rising cyber threats to EHRs
Don't let the threat of cyberattacks derail your practice from harnessing the power of technology
The health care trends making an impact on medical practices in 2023
Which of these top trends are you missing out on?
What challenges can medical practices and facilities expect in 2023?
And how can medical facilities and practices conquer them?
Tips for combatting medical misinformation in the exam room
Follow these tips to avoid spreading false medical information.
Telemedicine groups ask for clarity on remote prescribing
End of the public health emergency will end remote prescribing of controlled substances
Are you leaving money on the table? The answer is probably ‘yes.’
These days, physicians are terrified about overcoding — that is, billing for services they did not render or for more labor-intensive services than they provided.
Physicians must deal effectively with difficult employees
Managing problems without delay is crucial; otherwise, the practice may suffer.
Practice marketing basics: There's magic in a good title
Great titles for your practice marketing efforts can go a long way.
Making the case for self-care among physicians
Take care of yourself if you want to be able to take care of patients.
Inside the practice: Should you switch to concierge medicine?
A conversation with two doctors who have gone the concierge route.
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