September 29th 2023
How physicians benefit from standardized operating rules
Top-down solutions are needed to expand the workforce and reduce burnout, not just free up a few minutes here and there.
September 28th 2023
Patients are clamoring for care as the physician shortage gets worse. Here’s why nurse practitioners and physician assistants are part of the solution.
September 27th 2023
Offices successful in diabetes treatment have common characteristics of high performance.
Republicans are more likely to say they are not getting the vaccine and that it isn’t safe
The growth of Medicare Advantage and its impact on providers
Higher administrative costs hurt providers, but technology can help
Stamp out payer denials
Empowering your medical practice for success
Eight ways to foster employee loyalty at your medical practice
A medical practice known for having loyal and committed healthcare workers tends to develop a positive reputation.
How to tell if your practice has been hacked
Being hacked can create havoc in your practice and harm your ability to provide healthcare to your patients.
Denials management, coding, prior auths require the most expertise in RCM
Navigating payer denials requires the most expertise to handle within revenue cycle management
Integrating mental and behavioral health in specialty care
Our health system is too siloed to recognize patient problems that might cross specialties.
Fostering employee loyalty: Strategies for successful medical practice management
Creating a culture of employee loyalty and commitment is one of the most important contributors to successful medical practice management.
Prescription nasal spray that reverses opioid overdose receives FDA approval
Nasal spray provides additional tool for harm reduction groups and first responders
The benefits of automated medical coding
What if both caring and coding could work together synergistically?
How focusing on process improvement can reduce unplanned hospital readmissions
Careful analysis of its care transitions and chronic care management procedures enabled one practice to lower its readmission rate and improve care quality
Social inflation drives up malpractice payouts—and insurance rates
Large verdicts are becoming more common, putting pressure on insurers to raise rates
Retail clinic claims volume up 200% from 2017-2022
Primary care physician claims down 13% in that same timeframe
Health employers investing in well-being despite economic pressures
Survey shows majority of employers maintaining or adding to existing programs for employees
How physicians can focus on the positive in health care
Dwelling on the negative is not the best strategy for physicians.
Is your physician partnership working out?
Business partners can become your greatest asset or worst liability.
The economics of tobacco cessation: an overlooked resource in practice success
Your practice may be missing out on significant opportunities to improve net income by underperforming in tobacco cessation.
Changing how we think about difficult patients
Recognizing that our own thoughts cause negative emotions can positively change everything
Private Medicare plans now cover more than half of all Medicare patients
More than 30 million Americans are now covered via private plans
Primary care must evolve to survive
Primary care is inefficient, inconvenient, and often inaccessible, optimized neither for patient experience nor positive outcomes.
Providing culturally competent care
How cultural competence helps physicians improve outcomes and achieve value-based financial incentives
Four common pitfalls your first year in practice
Tips from a health care attorney
How to hire (and retain) go-getters
There are two types of employees: go-getters and gonnas. To be successful, you need to hire the former.
Mergers and acquisitions grew last year for health care staffing firms
Report analyzes results as industry scrambles to cover workforce shortages.
HIMSS23: Equity in tech and innovation
The AMA overviews the fight for equity and the dangers of exclusion
HIMSS23: Are they patients or customers?
The patient experience is different than the customer experience
HIMSS23: Creating an engaged workforce
How to keep employees from leaving your practice
Four common compliance mistakes doctors make (and how to prevent them)
Regulators have better things to do than come after small practices, right? Wrong.
Understand patient expectations to foster loyalty
What delights patients and what leaves them wanting more?
How AI can help federally qualified health centers improve quality scores
How AI can be used to activate patients to make important wellness appointments, such as cancer screenings.
Staffing shortages and increasing collection struggles hurt practices
Lower patient volume and challenges collecting payments can push practices to the brink
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