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Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them.
Physician predictions for 2017
Physician predictions for 2017Physicians from across the nation look into the future to predict what the coming year might bring for healthcare.
Key considerations for implementing a chronic care management programCare for chronically ill patients represents the most expensive segment of Medicare, with more than 93% of spending going to those with multiple chronic conditions.
Why behavioral health is the new frontier in primary care
Why behavioral health is the new frontier in primary careAdjusting to value-based models, practices seek ways of integrating mental health providers
Scrambling to make a meaningful connectionIt’s more difficult than ever to connect with patients. One physician explains why its worth the effort.
Tips for sharing performance pay with practice staffWith value-based reimbursement coming, its time to consider how and when to share the rewards with employees
How physicians can choose the right financial adviser
How physicians can choose the right financial adviserMany physicians are overconfident when it comes to their finances, and Joel Greenwald, MD, a former internal medicine physician who has spent the last 16 years working as a certified financial planner (CFP) for physicians and dentists, admits he was one of them.
Loans v. leases: which is better for private practice equipment?
Loans v. leases: which is better for private practice equipment?To take on a lease or take out a loan? For many small business owners, that really is the question. Especially for those in the medical field, it’s a tough choice between leasing expensive new equipment or financing it with a loan.
Tips for practices to best deal with new overtime pay rules
Tips for practices to best deal with new overtime pay rulesDepartment of Labor changes this year are causing many healthcare businesses to reevaluate overtime requirements.
Should doctors extend their practice hours?
Should doctors extend their practice hours?In a world in which consumers book travel, shop and attend school all day, any day of the year, consumer demand for easier access to medical care can come as no surprise.