The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system is designed to provide comprehensive, up-to-date information regarding the patient journey that can be shared among different departments or medical centers, facilitating effective communication between clinicians and improving the quality of patient care.
What’s in a name? It turns out that names are very powerful, especially when you’re selecting a name for your practice. Your practice name is how patients will share recommendations with friends and family. It’s how people will find you online, and it’s the cornerstone of your medical practice’s identity.
The Physician Self-Referral Law, commonly referred to as the Stark Law, is a federal law passed in 1989 that prohibits healthcare providers from referring Medicare and Medicaid patients for “designated health services” to entities with which the provider has a financial relationship. This includes physician practice management companies, such as those that employ new physicians and offer administrative outsourcing.
Much like any business, running a medical practice is a lot of work. To reasonably handle everything it takes to run a clinic successfully, day in and day out, there must be a high level of optimization and efficiency.
This goes beyond inventory management and scheduling. This means prioritizing patient experience and making sure each staff member is prepared to facilitate success each day.
In previous blog posts, we’ve spent some time talking about the steps that go into starting your own medical practice.
If you’re looking to start a medical practice in Texas, you may be wondering “How the heck do I do this on my own?” or “Where do I start?”
We provide this exact guidance for clients every day. Like any major project, the key is to divide and conquer.
Here’s our working checklist for starting a medical practice in Texas, in no particular order of importance.
Bookkeeping for medical practices can be a complicated process. Technology may be the resource you need to ensure a potentially complex process does not result in missed opportunities or lost revenue.
Now is the time to start thinking about how you can use technology to improve your practice. There are many available tech tools that can help streamline your workflow, improve patient communication, and make your life easier. But with so many options out there, it can be tough for millennial physicians to know where to start.
Although it’s never easy, there are times when terminating a patient from a medical practice is absolutely necessary. Many of those instances involve non-compliance, which can take the form of