Is your billing service a partner?

April 4th, 2014|

Treating medical billing and coding firms as strategic partners rather than just vendors can improve a practice's relationship with them significantly, according to Physicians Practice.

Hiring tips for physician practices

April 3rd, 2014|

Every employee at a physician practice has an impact on patient satisfaction and retention.

Problematic patients and physician practices

April 3rd, 2014|

Every physician practice wants to maintain a high volume of patients and form productive relationships with each one of them. However, some patients cause trouble for a practice that could even lead to legal issues.

What is “white coat hypertension” and what does it mean for your practice?

April 3rd, 2014|

A recent review of studies, appearing in The British Journal of General Practice, found the "white coat effect," a name for a rise in blood pressure in a medical setting due to anxiety, can be serious enough to have an impact on treatment decisions, according to The New York Times.

HR 4302 brings ICD-10 delay

April 2nd, 2014|

On March 31, the U.S. Senate passed HR 4302, the latest short-term patch to delay Medicare payment reductions due to the Sustainable Growth Rate formula.

Keys to patient retention

April 1st, 2014|

Patient attraction is very important for physician practices, but so is patient retention.