Prime your medical practice for success in 2014

March 11th, 2014|

Physician practices are anticipating a number of important deadlines in 2014, including the ICD-10 implementation in October and other provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will come into effect as the year goes on.

Obesity treatment and coverage

March 10th, 2014|

Many physician practices offer services to their overweight and obese patients meant to help them lose weight and keep it off.

Physician practices and social media

March 6th, 2014|

Maintaining a social media presence can be a great way for practices to stay connected to existing patients and attract new ones.

Should you try dual coding?

March 5th, 2014|

Practices will need to be familiar with ICD-10 codes before the Oct. 1 deadline for the transition.

Patient experience and physician compensation

March 4th, 2014|

Providing excellent patient care is imperative for every physician practice.

Labs can now give results directly to patients: Here’s how to manage it

March 3rd, 2014|

A new rule, first proposed in 2011, was passed early in February that dictates clinical laboratories must provide patients with access to their own lab results on request, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Reduce no-shows for better schedule management

March 3rd, 2014|

No-shows at physician practices can disrupt the flow of a provider's days, and can cause financial difficulties.

EHRs can improve patient safety, experts say

March 2nd, 2014|

Physician practices know electronic health records (EHRs) are vital in modern medicine.