Practice Management

Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians

Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians

Reasons for nondisclosure include not wanting to be judged or lectured, being embarrassed

Medical Marijuana: Misconceptions and Clinical Considerations

Medical Marijuana: Misconceptions and Clinical Considerations

The FDA still considers marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it has "no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse."

Identifying Warning Signs of Depression in a Fellow Clinician

Identifying Warning Signs of Depression in a Fellow Clinician

Physicians have higher rates of depressive symptoms than the general population. How can you tell if a fellow clinician is depressed?

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices

HHS study shows Medicare pays 80% more than other countries for certain prescription drugs.

Annual Self Audits Can Improve Compliance and Enhance Revenue

Annual Self Audits Can Improve Compliance and Enhance Revenue

Regardless of the type of audit a practice is performing, the starting point for most of them is internal.

How to Write an Irresistible Job Posting in 5 Steps

How to Write an Irresistible Job Posting in 5 Steps

Nowadays the best place to reach qualified candidates is online. In this article, we explain how to write a job posting they can't ignore.

Putting Behavioral Economics to Work in Patient Care

Putting Behavioral Economics to Work in Patient Care

The health care field is looking to behavioral economics because of the understanding that behavior is the 'final pathway through which all of our interventions act.'

Are Patient Portals Right For Your Practice?

Are Patient Portals Right For Your Practice?

Factors to consider before allowing patients online access to their medical information.

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.

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