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Working differently can be the key to greater access and satisfaction for both you and your patients.
Physicians can maximize their time - and their practice's income - by delegating more documentation tasks to well-trained staff.
Need help with quality, practice productivity, and population health? You've come to the right place.
What stands in the way of your practice achieving its goal?
We decry rationing care, yet we ration our time every day.
The article offers several explanations, some not obvious, for the drop in productivity that physicians often experience when moving from independent to employed practice. It goes on to suggest ways of dealing with the issues involved and maintaining or regaining productivity.
Health care in general may suffer from an incurable disease. (Are you surprised?)
The author, who led his group's EMR selection committee, describes changes in the market, in EMRs, and in health care that make this the right time for all practices to seriously consider purchasing an EMR system.
The article shows physicians how they can determine their optimum staffing levels by comparing their practices to industry benchmarks.
The author describes the different ways physician productivity is currently being measured and how those measurements are being used.