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Debra Beaulieu
Four strategies for physicians to use New Year’s resolutions to boost patient adherence
In the era of accountable care, influencing healthy behavior is a must for physicians. January represents an opportune time to motivate patients to lose weight, seek treatment and live a healthier lifestyle.
Five health and wellness apps primary care physicians can recommend to their patients
January represents an opportune time to motivate patients to change behaviors and adopt healthier lifestyles. Here are five wellness apps physicians can recommend.
5 ways the Affordable Care Act will transform primary care practices
5 ways the Affordable Care Act will transform primary care practices
The dynamics of primary care will enter a new era as major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) take effect on January 1, 2014. While the changes are expansive and the impacts are in many ways still unknown, experts who spoke with Medical Economics offered predictions falling into five main categories.
Divorce: How to make sure the dissolution of your marriage doesn't take your practice with it
Breaking up with your spouse could be the the greatest threat to the financial health of your medical practice.
Building compensation plans in a pay-for-performance era
New compensation models will be key as payers look to reward quality vs. volume
Practicing on the go: Mobile EHRs on the rise
Mobile EHRs are bringing patient information into the cloud. Experts explain what today’s mobile EHRs can and can’t do.
What physicians need to know when negotiating a medical practice sale or merger
Experts identify the top factors physicians should consider when negotiating a practice sale or merger.
Remembering the Boston Marathon tragedy: A report from physicians who were there
The Boston Marathon bombings brought forth a spirit of teamwork and compassion among the many healthcare providers who volunteered to help treat the victims of that tragedy.