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    Your Patient Data Privacy Policy: Why It Matters (+ What to Include)

    December 30, 2022

    The healthcare industry experienced the second-highest increase in cost-per-breach in 2020 – only second to the energy industry. Whether due to an internal attack, a cybersecurity hacker, accidentally publishing information, or something else, patient data privacy and security are of the utmost importance to ensure. To help your medical practice ...

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    Manage Your Medical Documentation: 3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your SOAP Notes

    December 22, 2022

    Medical documentation is an essential part of your medical practice – it’s how you provide a historical record of your patients’ progress, support your insurance claims, and break down silos between ...

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    Keep Your Medical Practice Schedule on Time with These Tips

    November 30, 2022

    Let’s reflect for a moment: when’s the last time you saw your last patient of the day at their scheduled time? If it takes a minute to jog your memory, that’s a bad sign. Seeing your patients on time ...

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    How to Reduce Hospitalist Burnout: Top 4 Tips

    November 28, 2022

    In a recent report, 80% of physicians said they were burned out. Burnout can happen to anyone in any field but is especially concerning when healthcare professionals are affected since this state of ...

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    What Is a Patient Care Policy? (+ How to Write One)

    October 31, 2022

    If you’ve never heard of a patient care policy before, then you might ask yourself if your medical practice needs another piece of business writing. The answer is yes, it’s a good rule of thumb for ...

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    Top Tips for Preparing for a HIPAA Audit

    October 20, 2022

    Have you ever faced a HIPAA audit before? Does the thought of going through an audit fill you with dread? No matter how much experience you’ve had with audits of any kind, the process can be intense ...

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    What Are Designated Health Services? (+ How They Relate to Medicare Billing)

    September 21, 2022

    Don’t you love how easy it is to understand the Medicare billing process? There are hardly any acronyms or complicated regulations; it’s a breeze! Said no one, ever. As you likely know, Medicare ...

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    Your Medical Practice's Reputation + Your Front Desk: Tips for Managing the Patient Experience

    August 31, 2022

    It’s pretty tough to make a first impression twice – and in the world of healthcare consumerism, a flimsy impression or repeated lackluster experience can be a deciding factor for a patient going to ...

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    4 Types of Policies to Implement at Your Medical Practice

    August 29, 2022

    As you very well know, running a medical practice involves a mountain of paperwork; everything from your standard SOAP notes to your mission statement or various policies and a million other writings ...

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    What Is a Hospitalist? (+ Medical Billing Tips for This Specialty)

    July 26, 2022

    While some areas of medicine aren’t apparent in their titles—such as a nephrologist, who deals with the study of kidneys—other areas give a better starting point for understanding what that field ...

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    The Cost of Physician Burnout (+ How to Fight It)

    July 15, 2022

    At some point or another, everyone experiences stress at work. Whatever the reason, left unaddressed, it can certainly lead to physician burnout. As if causing overwhelm and anguish on an individual ...

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    How to Negotiate Physician Payer Contracts

    July 12, 2022

    Ask any healthcare provider about some of their biggest gripes, and — without fail — insurance reimbursement will be somewhere at the top of the list. Issues often arise for a myriad of reasons, ...

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    Marketing Your Medical Practice: What's Working, What's Not, and How to Improve It

    June 28, 2022

    Before a patient even sets foot in your practice, they’ll have an impression or idea of what to expect through your medical practice’s marketing efforts. Whether it’s your practice’s website, social ...

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