This article is designed to give the reader a better understanding of how to stay compliant with requirements from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the office, how regulations and recommendations differ, how to prevent exposure in...
This article argues that empathy is a practice management essential, and it urges medical practice managers to encourage, foster, and teach empathy to their employees.
Recent years have seen a noticeable increase in practice mergers among physician groups.
The ever-evolving reform of the U.S. healthcare industry has provoked a lot of uncertainty among private practice physicians. Some practices are content with no...
When we write about “best-run medical practices,” we’re talking about the practices that excel in more than one of these four measurable areas:
- Profitability and cost control;
- Efficiency and productivity;
- Revenue cycle measures (accounts receiv...
This is the third article in a series of three that deals in detail with the process of developing physician employment agreements.
Inclusion behavior is a leader behavior that can improve team effectiveness and process efficiency. This article describes that behavior and five ways it can be implemented to achieve greater organizational success.
Emergency department (ED) usage has been rising steadily, with overcrowding becoming a significant problem in providing patients with quality healthcare. The purpose of this study was to determine the factors that influence patient usage of the ED.
This article intends to familiarize clinicians with MACRA, and the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System pathway, and provides valuable resources and recommendations for clinicians to maximize reimbursement and succeed under MACRA.
The mental health care of patients should be comprehensively documented in primary care medical records, including coordination of services with other providers.
Use These Preparedness Strategies to Protect Your Practice Against Payer Audits and Increase Revenue
In order to get paid for the work they do, doctors and their staffs must stay informed regarding all the new regulations presented by the government and third-party payers. Audits improve the chances that your group is compliant with Federal and stat...
Optimal Administration Schedule for Pneumococcal Vaccinations for Older Adults: 2018 HEDIS and ACIP Updates
Within the past decade, healthcare has shifted toward a pay-for-performance model where health plans now utilize tools such as the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) to assess an institution’s performance and patient satisfacti...