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When this family practice learned how to delegate, make wise use of technology and trim its staff, it gained $200,000 per year.
This 32-site medical group was facing financial ruin, until its employees (both physicians and staff members) came up with a radical plan.
You might be surprised at how much doctors can help one another improve in coding and documentation.
‘Good enough’ is no longer good enough. For today's family practice, it's improve it or lose it.
By working together, these part-time physicians are meeting their patients' needs — and their own.
Editorial arguing that efforts to make medicine into big business are doomed to failure because they are economically unsound and because medicine is an art, not a business, and an art that depends on the doctor being set apart as special, not shoved into a slot with other "providers."
Following these ‘commandments’ leads doctors along a path of humility, commitment to the group — and success.
QI can bring about substantial, lasting, positive change in your practice. It all begins with identifying the opportunities.