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14 Pre-Employment Background Check Tips for Private Practice Owners

Posted by 99 MGMT on Feb 6, 2018 12:49:02 PM

Pre-employment background checks are necessary for ensuring patient safety, a safe work environment for other employees in your practice, and serve as a safeguard against compliance issues (HIPAA or otherwise).

According to the FCRA, background checks are used to collect information “bearing on a consumer’s credit worthiness, credit standing, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living.”

While these checks are necessary, they’re also easy to mishandle if you’re not familiar with compliance laws. Bumbled background checks can lead to financial and legal conflicts for your practice.

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Topics: HR, Operations, Compliance, Liability

4 Ways Physician Credentialing Services Save Time & Money

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jan 19, 2018 11:28:15 AM

Research shows that physicians are spending so much time doing paperwork and administrative tasks that they’re losing out on valuable time with patients. 

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Topics: Credentialing, Operations, Business Growth

What Is a Physician Practice Management Company?

Posted by 99 MGMT on Jan 19, 2018 11:18:04 AM

Physician practice management companies (PPMCs) are sometimes also referred to as management services organizations (MSOs). They provide non-clinical business administration services to private practices. These services include but are not limited to:

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Topics: Operations, Practice Management

What Does At Will Employment Really Mean for Your Private Practice?

Posted by 99 MGMT on Dec 27, 2017 12:13:00 PM
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Topics: Compliance, Liability, Business Growth, HR

How Much Do Physician Credentialing Services Cost?

Posted by 99 MGMT on Dec 15, 2017 10:25:27 AM

Here’s the bottom line: you’re wasting time and money doing your own credentialing. Full stop.

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Topics: Credentialing, Enrollment

How to Get More Patients: Make Your Private Practice Stand Out

Posted by 99 MGMT on Nov 29, 2017 12:13:46 PM

In 2016, a full 12% of all U.S. physicians practiced in Texas.

The majority of U.S. physicians practice primary care, and are a small private practice owner, partner, or associate.

As you're probably aware, the market is highly saturated. Patients have their pick of private practices. How do you make yours stand out to get more patients and increase revenue? Here are 5 tips.

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Topics: Marketing, Business Growth

13 HIPAA Social Media Guidelines & Online Compliance Tips

Posted by 99 MGMT on Nov 17, 2017 12:56:14 PM
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Topics: HIPAA, Compliance, Operations, HR

4 Social Media HIPAA Violations That Are Shockingly Common

Posted by 99 MGMT on Nov 16, 2017 3:38:45 PM

According to Pharmacy & Therapeutics, 90% of physicians use at least one social media site for personal use. Over 65% use social media for professional purposes.

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Topics: Compliance, Liability, HIPAA, Social Media

How to Use Panel Management to Increase Patient Volumes

Posted by 99 MGMT on Nov 3, 2017 12:09:03 PM

According to AHRQ,

A clinician who works 230 workdays in a year and sees 24 patients a day has a “supply” of 5,520 slots a year (230 workdays x 24 patients/day).

Patients average 3.19 visits to the clinician a year.

This clinician could care for a panel of 1,730 average patients in a year (5,520 ÷ 3.19).

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Topics: Operations, Business Growth

4 Private Practice Marketing Tips to Help You Blaze Your Own Trail

Posted by 99 MGMT on Oct 25, 2017 12:02:41 PM


Why did you decide to study & practice medicine? Was it the salary, the challenge, the desire to help others?

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Topics: Business Growth, Marketing