Feb 2006 Issue
2,500 Cash-Paying Patients and Growing [Feature]

This physician is expanding his cash-only practice to keep up with demand.

Nov-Dec 2005 Issue
Look Beyond Your Practice's Bottom Line [Feature]

Two tools – gap analysis and root cause analysis – can work together to tell you where and why you might be lagging financially.

Jul-Aug 2004 Issue
Exploring the Limits of an Insane System [Editor's Page]

Argues that physicians profiled in cover story about charging patients for "free" services are inadvertently conducting experiments in the future of the health care system.

Apr 2004 Issue
Calculating Your Costs per Visit [Feature]

Do you know what it costs your practice to provide an adult physical, a well-child exam or an office procedure? A “unit cost analysis” will tell you that and more.

Mar 2004 Issue
How to Decide Whether to Buy New Medical Equipment [Feature]

These tips and tools will help you determine whether this type of investment will be beneficial to your practice.

Jan 2004 Issue
Three Steps to an Effective Practice Budget [Feature]

By tracking your expenses and comparing them to benchmarks, you can create a practice budget that's useful and easy to maintain.

Jun 2003 Issue
10 Ways Family Practices Lose Money [Feature]

Learn how to plug the leaks that deplete your practice’s income.

Sep 2002 Issue
How Many Staff Members Do You Need? [Feature]

While there’s no one staffing formula that fits every practice, industry benchmarks can point you in the right direction.

Mar 2002 Issue
Reducing Practice to Its Essentials [Editor's Page]

Compares Gordon Moore's completely solo practice to Thoreau's house at Walden Pond

Jul-Aug 1999 Issue
Monitoring Your Practice's Financial Data: 10 Vital Signs [Feature]

Knowing your collection rate and overhead percentage isn't enough anymore. Here are 10 questions you need to be able to answer.

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