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Practice Management

Medical practices entered a strange new world of patient safety requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic, and life will never again be the same. Regardless of size or specialty, all medical practices face significant challenges to protect their patients, community, and staff by reducing the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus, while simultaneously maintaining their financial viability. Read More ›

Telemedicine will play a significant role in contemporary urologic practices. Although only a small percentage of urologists currently use this technology, many more practices are going to embrace it in the near future.1 Read More ›

Grand Rapids, MI—As healthcare becomes more personalized and patients take a more proactive role in their care, the importance of customer service has become paramount, explained Lynne Lancaster, Generational Expert and Co-Founder of Bridgeworks, Wayzata, MN, at the 14th annual National Organization of Rheumatology Managers Conference. Read More ›

Despite substantially higher costs, specialty drugs can offer value comparable with that of traditional medications under certain circumstances, according to a recent cost-effectiveness analysis covering 12 years of FDA drug approvals. Read More ›

Increased operational costs coupled with decreased sources of revenue have created unprecedented fiscal pressures on the physician community; practices of all types have renewed their focus on reducing costs and increasing efficiencies to stay ahead in the marketplace. Read More ›

Think back to a time when you had a bad work experience or left a job. What happened that made you miserable or made you leave? Of course, pay is important, as are other logistical items such as commute time and flexible work schedules for family obligations. But, when we say an employee has “left the company,” most likely it was because of a manager. Read More ›

A colleague of mine has been part of a well-known practice management/electronic medical record (EMR) company’s software support team for 10 years. She often tries to steer people to me when she cannot solve a client’s problems with a software solution. Even though she was once a practice administrator herself, she is a software support person now and the problems she sends to me cannot be solved with software. “Mary Pat,” she asks me, “Why do they think I can solve their practice management issues? All I am empowered to do is to help them use the software.” Read More ›

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