Tips to Wow Your Patients Here are a few tips that can make your team make a good first impression to wow your patients. Be Aware of Body Language Body language is a form of nonverbal communication, or better described as, a language without spoken words. Body language plays an essential role in … [Read more...]
Stop Procrastinating on Medical Billing Appeals
Eliminate Procrastination on Medical Billing Appeals || So many busy people have to-do stacks on their work desks that hobble their productivity. But if your to-do stack is full of denials you’ve been meaning to appeal, get inspired by these tips and dismantle the pile and all the guilt and anxiety … [Read more...]
Strategies to Improve Physician Practice Collections
Effective Collections Strategy for Physician Practices || Declining reimbursement, increasing deductibles and copayments, healthcare reform, rising accounts receivable, and slow paying patients. Sound familiar? Maximizing revenue is critical for small and medium-size physician practices now … [Read more...]
Strategic Planning – Where is Your Ship Headed?
Chart Your Course with Strategic Planning || The medical practice world is full of uncertainties. We can't keep up with the regulations, audits, reimbursement changes, compliance mandates, and so much more, so why would we want to try some planning? While it is true that there are uncertainties in … [Read more...]
Medical Practice Merger: Is Bigger Really Better?
Why Is Your Practice Considering a Merger? Does the merger phrase 'bigger is better' when it comes to private medical practices a true statement? This is a question I get quite frequently from physicians who are considering whether to merge with other practices. In my experience, the answer is … [Read more...]
Medical Practice Metrics and KPIs
Another View of Medical Practice Metrics With the advent of modern practice management software, there is no limit to the metrics data your practice can measure. Unlimited data, however, can be overwhelming. It’s better and more useful to focus on key performance indicators (KPIs). Just throwing … [Read more...]