Medical care is necessary to prevent diseases and improve quality of life. With many doctors offering a wide range of treatments, additional staffing is required to ensure smooth and timely interactions and services for every patient. In many cases, the role of a Medical Assistant extends beyond checking vitals and updating medical histories.
Topics: Operations, HR, Physician-Patient Relationship, Location
It is a well documented fact that Physician Burnout is continually creeping up as a silent antagonist in the healthcare industry.
Topics: Operations, HR, Practice Management, Physician-Patient Relationship
Topics: Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, Social Media
Operating a private practice can put a lot of strain on the practicing physician, as the time with patients must be balanced with administrative tasks and staff management concerns. Physician practice management companies (PPMCs) provide non-clinical business administrative services to private practices.
Topics: Operations, Practice Management
The Physician Self-Referral Law, also known as Stark Law, bans physicians from referring patients to “designated health services” payable by health coverage programs such as Medicare or Medicaid with which the physician or an immediate family member has a financial relationship (unless a rare exception applies).
Topics: Operations, Compliance, Liability
Running a medical practice takes hard work, dedication, and unfortunately - involves a lot of expenses. Like with any other business, it is important to be aware of all the costs you’ll be incurring for your clinic so you can plan accordingly.
Topics: Marketing, Business Growth, Operations, HIPAA, Social Media, Practice Management, Patient Volumes, ICD-10, Practice Start-Up, Medical Billing, Consulting
In today’s society, potential patients look to online resources for everything. Studies show that 80% of potential new patients search for health-related topics online before they reach out to any professional. This is why online marketing is key to growing your medical practice.
Topics: Marketing, Business Growth, Compliance, Financial
Operating a medical practice means working in cooperation with other healthcare professionals. However, concerns about referrals between facilities for the wrong reasons have led to regulations and legal consequences.
Topics: Operations, Compliance, Liability, Practice Management
The coronavirus pandemic shut down the entire world at various points and for extended periods. Healthcare professionals found themselves struggling to find the best ways to help patients, working in a world where social distancing was necessary and health was a valued commodity. Society, meanwhile, discovered that a work-life balance was a higher priority than it had been given of late and began taking steps to change lives for the better.
Topics: Business Growth, Operations, Compliance, Practice Start-Up, Physician-Patient Relationship
Topics: Marketing, Business Growth, Operations, Practice Management, Patient Volumes, Financial