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PHYSICIAN BUSINESS ACADEMY
ON DEMAND BUSINESS COURSES DESIGNED FOR ALL PRACTICING PHYSICIANS
Gain essential knowledge to run or be part of a successful practice
Develop your own curriculum based on your needs and schedule
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Medscape Physician Business Academy is designed to help all physicians, employed and self-employed as well as new and more established practicing physicians, become successful in their medical practice and career by providing the essential business information that most medical schools and residency programs don't teach.
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FACULTY
Dr. Aaron Holley
Aaron Holley, MD
Internal Medicine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Dr. Gregory Hood
Gregory Hood, MD
Internal Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
Dr. Cheryl Pegus
Cheryl Pegus, MD, MPH
Director, Clinical Innovation, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
Judith Aburmishan, MBA, CPA
Judith N. Aburmishan, MBA, CPA, CHBC
Healthcare Practice Management Consultant, Chicago, Illinois
Ron B. Sterling, MBA
Ronald B. Sterling, CPA
EHR Expert and Consultant, Sterling Solutions, Ltd, Silver Springs, Maryland
COURSES
Physician Payment Incentives, Bonuses, and RVUs
Different Ways That Physicians Are Paid for Their Work
Revenue & Reimbursement: Insurance
Working With Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and Self-pay
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Negotiating and Getting Paid by Insurers
Deciding Which Insurers to Retain or Drop
Medical Practice and the Law
Legal Agreements and Forms of Organization
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Finance: Accounting and Profitability
Fiscal Management and Budgets
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Strategy: Running a Successful Business
How to Make Your Medical Practice Succeed
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EHRs: Overcoming the Challenges
Working With EHRs and Reporting Data
Using EHRs to Improve Your Practice
Strategies to Increase Effectiveness
Coding: What You Need to Know for Optimal Payment
Getting Paid Using ICD-10 and CPT Coding
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Malpractice: What to Do if You Get Sued
Lawsuits and the Physician's Best Defense
Finding the Right Physician Job
Identify and Land the Job, and Negotiate the Contract
Combating Physician Burnout
Tactics and Strategies for Easing Burnout
Physician Safety Nets
Buying Disability and Malpractice Insurance
What It's Really Like for Physicians to Work for a Hospital
The Pros and Cons of Hospital Employment
Personal Finance: Planning Your Future
How to Save, Invest, and Grow Your Assets
Medical Ethics
Making Challenging Decisions
Reimbursement: New Payment Models
MACRA, MIPS, APMs, and Bundled Payments
How to Become an Effective Leader
Key Skills for Leading, Influencing, and Managing Change
Creating a Productive and Motivated Staff
How to Guide and Enrich Employee Performance
Doctors and the Internet: Boost Your Reputation and Career
Why Smart Internet Use Is a Must for Physicians
Telemedicine: Can It Help Your Practice?
Making Video Visits Successful for You and Your Patients
Dealing With Sexual Harassment in the Medical Workplace
Identifying and Responding to Inappropriate Behavior
Faculty
Dr. Aaron Holley
Aaron Holley, MD
Internal Medicine, Uniformed Services University Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Dr. Gregory Hood
Gregory Hood, MD
Internal Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
Dr. Cheryl Pegus
Cheryl Pegus, MD, MPH
Director, Clinical Innovation, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
Judith Aburmishan, MBA, CPA
Judith N. Aburmishan, MBA, CPA, CHBC
Healthcare Practice Management Consultant, Chicago, Illinois
Ron B. Sterling, CPA
Ronald B. Sterling, CPA
EHR Expert and Consultant, Sterling Solutions, Ltd, Silver Springs, Maryland
COURSE BENEFITS

BY COMPLETING 6 COURSES YOU WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION. AFTER COMPLETING EACH COURSE, YOU’LL RECEIVE A LETTER OF COMPLETION.

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PHYSICIAN BUSINESS ACADEMY CERTIFICATE
ABOUT
PHYSICIAN BUSINESS ACADEMY

Medscape Physician Business Academy is designed to help all physicians, employed and self-employed as well as new and more established practicing physicians, become successful in their medical practice and career by providing the essential business information that most medical schools and residency programs don't teach.

DESIGNED WITH PHYSICIANS IN MIND
Save time and money
Get the valuable business information most needed by practicing physicians at no cost and without taking time away from seeing patients
Design your own curriculum
Take only the courses that meet your needs, in the order you want
Take classes on your own schedule
One-hour, easy-to-digest course modules are available whenever your schedule allows
IMPACT ON YOUR PRACTICE AND CAREER
Physicians will learn practical business information about:
  • Financial management, payment models, and alternative practice models to help you choose the revenue streams that work best for you and increase your income
  • Business strategies and practice operations to help improve patient relations, enable office staff to work more efficiently, and allow your office to operate more effectively
  • Changes in government and insurer requirements, EHRs, and new payment models to help you adapt to these changes as well as take advantage of incentives and avoid penalties
  • Legal issues that affect your business and medical practice, including contracts for employed physicians, leases, HIPAA, and the Stark Law
Receive a certificate of course completion
Passing the self-assessment for a course earns you a certificate of completion that you may print out
Include on your CV or resumé
Add your completed courses to your curriculum vitae or resumé to demonstrate your business savvy and set yourself apart
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    Medscape Physicians Business Academy course content is provided for educational and information purposes only. If you have particular questions or concerns relating to your practice you should consult the appropriate legal, financial or other expert.