Volume 34, Issue 5
This article discusses change in our healthcare system and how to adapt to the certain changes that are going to be coming very soon.
In this article, we address five business building blocks, modeled on the success of Lego, that can apply to any healthcare practice.
Praise can fuel motivation, productivity, and career ambition.
Benchmarking in healthcare, as in any industry, is important for continual improvement. Use of these benchmarking steps can help a clinic aim for improvement in any area of the organization, from financial to human resources, patient care to clinical...
This article covers three mistakes that may be ruining your employee attraction efforts and offers supportive solutions for improving the hiring process in your company.
There are both economic and operational challenges to scheduling surgeons across multiple clinic locations and operating rooms (ORs). We developed a generalizable mathematical model for designing optimized surgeon schedules.
Contrary to the beliefs of too many physicians and administrators, you can’t do everything yourself! The most productive physicians in the best-run practices almost always do a superior job of delegating duties to staff members who support them.
There are steps practices can take to recognize fraud and embezzlement and prevent it from occurring.
This article suggests that both medical practice employees and practice managers can use acting skills to accomplish their goals.
The author discusses the different types of media, the opportunities and challenges they present, and best practices for engaging each for practice growth.
Bridging the gap between physicians and healthcare administrators is crucial to reducing physician burnout, improving patient outcomes, and advancing value-based care. Changes in the practice of medicine and the increasing complexity of the healthcar...
Physician Professionalism: Ethical and Moral Duties Young Physicians Encounter in the New Business Model of Medicine
Physician professionalism is the essence of being a doctor in our society. We address the challenges physicians face and the duties they have to understand to maintain their professionalism.
A Provider’s Guide to OIG Exclusions Federal Exclusion Regulations and Enforcement Authorities, and How Providers Can Avoid Risk with Proper Exclusion Screening—Part I
This article seeks to educate providers on the existing legal and regulatory framework, the risks and potential consequences of a failure to comply with those laws and regulations, and how best to comply and avoid those risks.