With the rise of the digital era and almost everyone being able to share their opinion with just a few clicks - it’s important to keep up with your online reputation and to know how to respond to the good, the bad, and even the ugly.
Starting your own medical practice and managing it can be both a rewarding yet daunting task. With the right tools and staff navigating through medical practice management can be smooth.
Topics: Practice Management
Switching electronic health record (EHR) systems can be an extremely daunting task. This is especially true for small private practices that don’t have an entire IT department at their disposal to assist with the transition.
They say that there is no “I” in “team”, and that great things can be achieved when we all work together. This philosophy rings true, especially when it comes to team-based medical care.
If there’s one positive thing that we can say about the COVID pandemic, it’s that it showed the world just how equipped we are to effectively conduct our jobs from the safety and comfort of our homes. For some things, at least.
There are several reasons for the closing and/or sale of medical practices. The primary cause is financial strain, which was exacerbated last year as a result of the global pandemic.
Healthcare compliance training is a highly important part of any medical organization’s functions. Without it, medical facilities couldn’t legally operate, and the quality of patient care across the country would plummet.
As a physician or other medical worker, your primary focus is likely to be on patient care -- not the tedious details afterward. However, bookkeeping in the medical office isn’t something you want to overlook.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 helped cut down on healthcare fraud and ensure that employees could maintain healthcare coverage while between jobs. Since its original creation, several updates have been made to HIPAA to help improve privacy protection for patients and health plan members.
In recent weeks’ blog posts, we’ve spent some time talking about the steps that go into starting your own medical practice.