Practice Management

7 Ways to Improve Practice Revenue

7 Ways to Improve Practice Revenue

7 measures identified that demonstrate performance, can indicate opportunities for improvement.

How to Dismiss Noncompliant Patients

How to Dismiss Noncompliant Patients

Practices should develop specific policy for provider-patient termination.

Increased Patient Satisfaction With Physician Care

Increased Patient Satisfaction With Physician Care

Physician's expertise, time spent in exam room, and online access to info were key factors in trend.

Patient Flow: How to Keep Your Doctors' Office on Track

Patient Flow: How to Keep Your Doctors' Office on Track

Appointment schedules should reflect physicians' work style and patient demands.

Health Coverage Improved With the Affordable Care Act

Health Coverage Improved With the Affordable Care Act

Hospital reimbursements up, births among young women more often privately covered.

E-Mail Is a Primary Method of Doctor-Patient Communication

E-Mail Is a Primary Method of Doctor-Patient Communication

Online communications reduced need for phone calls and office visits for many.

Physician Burnout Is Top Complaint in 2015

Physician Burnout Is Top Complaint in 2015

More than half of docs report at least one symptom of burnout; efforts being undertaken to address burnout.

Affordable Care Act Has Improved Access to Medical Care

Affordable Care Act Has Improved Access to Medical Care

However, gaps in access to care and affordability still seen, especially for low-income adults.

Specific ICD-10 Coding Key to Receiving Payments

Specific ICD-10 Coding Key to Receiving Payments

Tips to prevent denials include checking EHR selection against documentation, being specific.

7 Behaviors May Improve Patient-Physician Relationship

7 Behaviors May Improve Patient-Physician Relationship

7 behaviors promote more consistent practice of interpersonal aspects of medicine.

How to Use Dialysis Center Ratings

How to Use Dialysis Center Ratings

At the highest level, the ratings can be used to categorize facilities. They can also indicate which facilities may need more resources.

Depression Common Among Resident Physicians

Depression Common Among Resident Physicians

Grueling medical training may help explain finding.

Physician Burnout Rising

Physician Burnout Rising

Surveys show a nearly 10% increase across a range of specialties in the United States.

How to Prepare for a Health Insurer's Audit

How to Prepare for a Health Insurer's Audit

Commercial carriers increasingly are auditing practices to recoup money paid as a result of inappropriate billing.

Running a Small Practice? Put Technology to Work

Running a Small Practice? Put Technology to Work

Solo practitioner uses a number of inexpensive electronic tools that boost efficiency and allow her to see more patients.

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