Practice Management

AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine

AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine

AMA House of Delegates has adopted policy to study, act for, advocate gender equity in medicine.

Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices

Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices

Patient data hacking is a risk even for small practices.

Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine

Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine

Docs will have more opportunity to use technology with extra codes approved by CPT Editorial Panel.

Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors

Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors

Practices need to incorporate efforts to double check reimbursement against contracts

5 Tips to Hire a Great Staff for Your Nephrology or Urology Practice

5 Tips to Hire a Great Staff for Your Nephrology or Urology Practice

Hiring the right people is key to growing your nephrology or urology practice. How can you assemble a top-notch staff?

Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies

Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies

Helpful strategies include developing a plan, knowing who will implement the plan, and staying flexible.

Remote Monitoring Offers Opportunity to Improve Patient Care

Remote Monitoring Offers Opportunity to Improve Patient Care

Tracking patients may improve treatment for chronic conditions.

Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices

Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices

Employees should undergo detailed background checks; practices should have zero-tolerance for theft.

5 Key Steps to Grow Your New Nephrology or Urology Practice

5 Key Steps to Grow Your New Nephrology or Urology Practice

The moment is here: You're opening your own nephrology or urology practice. How can you make it grow?

Strategies to Cut Medication Costs

Strategies to Cut Medication Costs

Buying larger quantities of drugs and decreasing drug waste are among the options that can help practices adjust to the rising price of pharmaceuticals.

Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed

Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed

Ratings also differ significantly by specialty group.

Boosting Revenue by Seeing More—or Fewer—Patients

Boosting Revenue by Seeing More—or Fewer—Patients

Medical practices have a variety of strategies they can employ to boost revenue.

Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Unused medications can be dropped off at local collection sites between 10 am and 2 pm.

Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online

Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online

Medicare would base part of a hospital's payments on how easy it is for patients to access medical records

Clinical Pharmacists Are an Option for Chronic Disease Management

Clinical Pharmacists Are an Option for Chronic Disease Management

Clinical pharmacists help manage complex patients because they look at medications with a different eye than a doctor.

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