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Clinical support staff
With a little training, nurses can wrap up the patient visit, reducing errors, improving patient satisfaction, and freeing up time for providers.
How can you foster teamwork when you aren’t “the boss”?
Highly trained workers can perform more visit-related tasks, boosting care quality and reducing physician burnout.
Expanding the role of medical assistants to better support providers can improve not only traditional outcomes but also job satisfaction.
Nonphysician practitioners can expand practice capacity, but it's vital to follow the billing rules.
Physicians can maximize their time - and their practice's income - by delegating more documentation tasks to well-trained staff.
"A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world." -- Dr. Harvey Cushing
These multifaceted employees can improve patient care, generate additional net revenue, and prepare your practice for the future.
Care coordinators can boost quality and revenue by reducing no-shows, improving adherence, and enhancing preventive and chronic care.
When capable nurses are given greater responsibility for each patient encounter, good results follow.