Rod Aymond, Theodore Hariton
If your relationship with an integrated organization seems tenuous, try to shore it up before you give up.
Dale W. Shimko
A good compensation model can motivate staff and improve your practice's performance.
A variety of forces, from hospitalists to burnout, may be chipping away at family physicians' scope of practice. Should you be concerned?
Robert L. Edsall
A few months ago, I heard a presentation on organizational structure that seemed to hold a valuable insight for physician organizations — and for health care organizations of all sizes. The presenter, André L. Delbecq, DBA, is the J. Thomas and Kathleen L. McCarthy Professor...
Accurate payment records, up-to-date insurance information and assertive staff can help you to increase your cash flow.
Kent J. Moore
Preventive medicine services revisited | Bone mass measurements | ICD-9 code for dyspnea | A discharge code for a deceased nursing facility patient? | Retirement community visits
NPs rival MDs in primary care, says study | Health plans need consent to access patient records | Physician productivity: How FPs, IMs compare | Study shows effects of Medicare HMO withdrawals | AHCPR becomes AHRQ, refines mission | HMOs don't have to disclose physician...
Joel E. Miller
By educating patients, adopting the latest technology and creating “no-fault” environments, family physicians can be part of the solution.
Sanford J. Brown
Birthday cards | Ankle sprains | The letter service
David Keller, Keith C. Borglum, Alice G. Gosfield
Collecting late payments | Increasing productivity with labor? | Discounting services for staff
No gimmicks, no tricks. Just basic advice for getting the most out of the time you have without letting it get the most of you.
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