Medical Practice Management Perspective

 
 
  • It's Not Easy Being Green--Or Is It? You don't have to install solar panels on your office's roof to save money and respect the environment, this doctor says. Here's how to reduce your carbon footprint and trim your energy bills.
  • Why Do Some Docs Rake in More Cash Than Others? From business know-how to choosing high-paying cases, Medscape physicians have thoughts on why some make more money than others.
  • Contract Negotiation: Tips for the New Physician   In this short video, Dr Lee Mills gives practical information on contract negotiation.
  • Private Practice--Down but Far From Out While the percentage of doctors in private practice is declining, some employed doctors, seeking deeper fulfillment, are striking out on their own. The odds of success are tough--but not impossible.
  • How Much Is Your Practice Worth? Many doctors who have a financial stake in a practice don't know what the practice is worth. That's a mistake, say experts in practice valuation. Here's why, and what a practice valuation involves.
  • What Makes a Medical Practice Profitable? MGMA released key research at its annual conference on what creates a leading and profitable medical practice.
  • How to Solve Your Medical Practice's Toughest Challenges A practice management expert gives advice on how physicians can handle the practice management challenges they face, including EHR use, time management, and falling behind on their daily schedule.
  • Are We Really on the Path to Improve the ACA? As Congress comes up on voting for another effort to repeal the ACA, a physician asks what it will take for America to finally create a reasonable and effective healthcare system.
  • The War Over MOC Heats Up In at least 17 states, doctors are battling the American Board of Medical Specialties, hospitals, and insurers in an effort to make maintenance of certification optional. Here's how it's going.
  • Five Ways Physicians Can Make Their Practice Successful How much do you know about strategic planning to make your practice successful? Take this short quiz and find out.
  • Should Patients Get a Money-Back Guarantee? It's been suggested that health clinics offer rebates to patients who are unhappy with care and amenities, such as office wait times and unappetizing meals. That suggestion infuriates physicians.
  • Are You Leaving Tax Money on the Table? Are you still working on your tax returns? Here are some important ways to get all of the deductions you deserve.
  • What Technology Changes Will Affect Your Practice Soon? Remote patient monitoring; predictive analytics; blockchain; virtual reality. Many new technologies are here--or coming--some more important than others to doctors. Here's a guide to which is which.
  • Working Effectively With Recruiters Physicians will learn how to decide whether they want to work with a recruiter, how to select and evaluate a search firm, and the potential problems of working with a search firm.
  • Purchasing Your Malpractice Policy This chapter covers elements of purchasing a policy; how to choose a broker or an insurance carrier; when you need to get surplus lines coverage; and what to expect to pay in premiums.
  • Pricing Malpractice Insurance Physicians will learn about the factors and choices that can affect their premium price, such as group discounts, risk management discounts, and claims-free discounts.
  • Retirement Planning and the Election Our next president is bound to exert considerable influence on Wall Street and on financial markets across the globe. What does that mean for your portfolio, now and in the long term?
  • Still Time to Shave Your 2016 Tax Bill! You still have time to save on taxes for this year, but there are some financial moves you have to make within the next few weeks.
  • MOC Exam: Take It or Not? Some physicians say they will refuse to take the maintenance of certification exam. Would that be right for you?
  • Tougher Medicare Overpayment Rules: What Must You Do Now? CMS has amped up a stronger push to recoup Medicare overpayments; how will this affect physicians' practices and efforts to comply?