David Kibbe, Susan Rehm, Jennifer Bush
Doing some simple contingency planning now will enable your practice to run smoothly in January even if the dire predictions are true.
J. Michael Syptak, David W. Marsland, Deborah Ulmer
Yes, it is possible for you and your employees to be happy on the job. The key is in how you handle two factors: motivation and ‘hygiene.’
T. Hensley Williams, Nancy M. Williams
Protect yourself and your practice by creating an effective sexual harassment policy and by investigating incidents promptly.
Tag along as we follow a network of physicians on the first leg of a 13-month journey to redesign their diabetes care one step at a time.
Robert L. Edsall
One of the more intriguing press releases I've received lately came from Healthgrades.com, self-described as “a new, one-of-a-kind Internet service that accurately and objectively rates the performance of health care providers and insurers across the United States.” When I...
Barbara Gardner Cook
Corporate medicine has become one of those phrases that have no real definition but still make most physicians shudder. It is used to describe everything from a managed care organization to a physician organization to a hospital-run organization. Whatever organizations we...
Peter G. Teichman
Kent J. Moore
If you have patients among the 327,000 Medicare beneficiaries forced to change their coverage, here's how you can help.
Patricia A. Guira
You can avoid revenue problems with up-to-date policies, statistical reports, claims appeal processes and proper coding.
Kent J. Moore
Examples of 99211 | Administration of BCG vaccine | A second opinion | Care plan oversight | Routine venipuncture with office visit codes | Fetal non-stress test | Pre-op EKG | Correction
Financial crisis to hit Calif. medical groups, says CMA | Are your patients telling the whole truth? | Health plan to begin dispatching ambulances | Nation meets 15 percent of health goals | Nonadherence named ‘major health threat’ | AAFP, AMIA offer guidance on physician...
Sanford J. Brown
Julia's tree | Horses vs. zebras | Starting early
To create the practice you've always envisioned, set meaningful, measurable goals.
Susan Rehm, F. Michael Arnow, Debra Phairas
FMLA forms | Fair compensation | Problem patient
Stuart R. Kaplan
Step one: Don't panic. Your job loss could become an opportunity.
George F. Blackall
If you're asking yourself, “Is this all there is?” you're not alone.
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