Medical Practice Management Journal Articles

 
 
  • Capitated Payments and the Delivery of Patient Education Are patients more likely to receive health education if their primary care providers receive primarily capitated payment?
  • When the Group Practice Breaks Up Why do group practices break up? This study explores the genesis and process of a practice dissolution and its after-effects.
  • Lessons Learned From a Pharma-Free Practice Transformation Can a private practice flourish pharma-free? See how one small family medicine practice accomplished it.
  • In Search of Joy in Practice Can an innovative shared-care model result in higher-functioning teams and improved professional satisfaction? This review looks at 23 thriving practices to see how they accomplished it.
  • How to Know When It's Time to Grow Is it time to expand your hospital medicine group?
  • The New Measuring Stick The Physician Feedback/Value-Based Payment Modifier: how well are you prepared for this new measurement of accountability?
  • 12 Things Hospitalists Need to Know About Billing and Coding This article provides invaluable tips for maximizing your reimbursement with proper documentation.
  • No Strings Attached The use of locum tenens in hospital medicine has skyrocketed in recent years. Are the perks worth the downsides?
  • 5 Ways to Enhance Your HM Group's Efficiency This article provides practical examples of how hospitalist groups can improve the efficiency of important aspects of their practice.
  • Electronic Health Records Implementation of electronic health records has been legislated and initiated in many clinical sites, but will the steep learning curve have a payoff for patients, clinicians, and researchers?
  • Wait Times for Rheumatology Consultation RA is prioritized over OA when obtaining an appointment to a rheumatologist; yet appointment wait times are still longer than they should be.
  • Retention of Rural Family Physicians After 20-25 Years The shortage of primary care physicians in rural areas is a serious problem. Are graduates of rural programs more likely to enter rural family medicine and stick with it?
  • How to Test the Waters of a Cash-Only Practice Many physicians are curious about whether a cash-only practice would work for them. Here's the best way to find out.
  • When the Business of Nursing Was the Nursing Business Private duty nursing offers a glimpse into a little acknowledged aspect of early professional nursing practice, that of nurse entrepreneurship.
  • The Medical Home: Who Is Qualified to Drive the Bus Is the medical home model of healthcare creating teamwork or animosity between physicians and nurse practitioners?
  • Using EHRs: Dictating Creates Worse Care Physician documentation styles in regards to the EHR vary considerably. Does the method of interaction affect quality of care?
  • Does Specialty Training Prepare Doctors for Senior Roles? Do specialty training programs fully prepare doctors for consultant roles?
  • Are You in Hot Water If Your Staff Doesn't Take Breaks? Coffee and lunch breaks are mandatory in offices; if your staff doesn't take them, or you don't allow them, there could be legal repercussions. Plus, those who take breaks usually perform better.
  • A Reasonable Patient Panel Size for Primary Care Physicians What panel sizes might be reasonable for a primary care physician, assuming that some preventive and chronic care services can be delegated to non-physician team members?
  • Staff Raises? Seriously? Employees feel insulted if you don't give them substantial raises, even though their contributions to the practice are about the same as last year's. What can you do about this?
 
 
 
All material on this website is protected by copyright, Copyright © 1994-2016 by WebMD LLC. This website also contains material copyrighted by 3rd parties.