April 18th, 2019

What is Physician Wellness? Part II: Emotional Well-Being

Exploring how renewed focus on physicians’ can enhance their personal lives as well as their ability to deliver quality medical care.

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April 11th, 2019

How to Approach Difficult Conversations With Practice Staff

Our on-call human resources consultant offers advice on discussing performance and conduct with employees.

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April 3rd, 2019

Avoiding Misunderstandings with Advanced Medical Directives

How physicians can ensure that patients and their loved ones understand end-of-life care decisions before an adverse event occurs.

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March 27th, 2019

Practices Take Note: Open Payments Review Period Begins April 1

Beginning April 1, physicians have 45 days to review and dispute records of 2018 payments and transfers of value.

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March 22nd, 2019

What Physicians Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

Understanding how to minimize risk with physician-recommended medical marijuana treatments.

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March 19th, 2019

A Guide to Interviewing and Selecting High-Quality Medical Practice Staff

Our on-call human resources consultant shares strategic interviewing techniques to hire effective staff.

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March 8th, 2019

To Disclose or Not to Disclose? Understanding Law Enforcement Exceptions to HIPAA Policies

Guidance on how practices can determine when to disclose protected health information to law enforcement officials or agencies.

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March 1st, 2019

Emergency Medicine Claims Case Study: Spinal Abscess

Details on a physician’s failure to diagnose spinal epidural abscess, and how to avoid a similar outcome.

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February 27th, 2019

What is Physician Wellness? Part I: An Introduction

Introduction to a new series on wellness, exploring the seven key areas of physician needs.

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February 22nd, 2019

North Carolina Selects Prepaid Health Plans as Next Step in Medicaid Transformation

DHHS announces contracts worth $6 billion per year for health insurance organizations to provide coverage to Medicaid recipients.

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February 20th, 2019

Navigating the Patient Experience in an Era of High-Deductible Plans

Exploring the effect of high-deductible healthcare plans on medical practices.

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February 11th, 2019

Perspective on New HHS Cybersecurity Guidance

Documents outline key data security strategies for healthcare organizations.

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February 5th, 2019

Physician Burnout in a Culture of Isolation

Exploring how feelings of professional isolation can negatively affect physicians and their practices.

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February 1st, 2019

7 Key HR Trends for 2019

Our on-call human resources consultant shares ways that healthcare practice leaders can enhance workplace culture in 2019.

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January 30th, 2019

The Importance of Chaperones in a Medical Setting

An overview of why practices use medical chaperones during physical examinations and guidelines for an effective chaperone policy.

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