Are Robots the Future of Healthcare?

Business  |  August 14th, 2017

If you’re old enough to remember the Jetsons, you’re old enough to have daydreamed about having your own personal jetpack to fly you to school and a robot maid named Rosie, who would happily keep your room tidy for you. While those jetpacks and personable maids still seem like distant fantasies, it’s quite possible we...READ ARTICLE

How to Avoid Office Politics

Business  |  July 21st, 2017

Even small healthcare facilities and private practices can have their fair share of office politics. After all, any time you get multiple people together, all with different communication styles and personalities, you’re going to have some drama every once in a while. But, while the TV series “The Office” made office politics seem fun, the...READ ARTICLE

It’s About Time You Check Out These Time Management Apps

Business  |  July 19th, 2017

If at the end of each work day you are wishing you had two more hours to get all of your tasks done, there’s a good chance you’re struggling with time management. Between a lack of organization and numerous distractions, time management is an issue for most of us. But modern technology is giving us...READ ARTICLE

How Doctors Can Deal with Bad Reviews… Or Not

Business  |  June 26th, 2017

One bad review on Yelp or HealthGrades can stick to a physician’s practice like glue, skewering patient trust en masse before the relationship begins. There are definite steps a doctor can take to nip this problem in the bud. The first step used to involve Medical Justice, a company that would pursue negative reviewers for...READ ARTICLE

How to Get Your Patients to Trust You [Tips + Examples]

Business  |  June 22nd, 2017

Patients don’t trust doctors. A 2013 survey published in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that 32% of Americans think physicians can’t be trusted. If current healthcare woes are any indication, that number is almost certainly a lot worse four years later. Yet trust is more important now than ever. Private practices are getting...READ ARTICLE

15 Highly Effective Ways to Decrease Patient Wait Time

Business  |  June 22nd, 2017

Long patient wait times are a big impediment to doctor/patient trust. In an era of consolidation, litigation, regulation, and an increasingly skeptical populace, that’s a dangerous situation indeed. Paradoxically, some of the biggest ways we make our patients angry are invisible to us. What seems like an integral part of our practice may actually be...READ ARTICLE

20 Reasons to Opt Out of Medicare and Win Back Your Sanity

Business  |  June 22nd, 2017

As an increasing number of physicians and practices follow a Medicare opt out model, many who haven’t opted out yet are curious. Will opting out mean more money or less? More headaches or fewer? Below, we’ve collected facts and statements from doctors who have already opted out of Medicare and switched to a cash/credit-based business...READ ARTICLE

Dentist – 12 Ways to Build Patient Trust

Business  |  June 22nd, 2017

Dentist practices are facing a crisis of patient trust. They suffer from the same affliction plaguing physicians’ practices at large. Namely, private practices are being gobbled up at an alarming rate by hospitals and venture capitalists. To survive, a practice must build solid trust relationships with patients. Sadly, that trick is getting exponentially harder to...READ ARTICLE

All Quest Diagnostics FAQs In One Easy Place

Business  |  June 15th, 2017

This article presents a full list of Quest Diagnostics FAQs.Quest Diagnostics is a full-service medical testing business, providing drug testing, testing for toxicology, disease screening, and monitoring. Testing samples can be collected at any of over 8,000 locations nationwide, or on-site at a company’s place of business. Quest Diagnostics is a full-service medical testing business,...READ ARTICLE

Office Ally: Reviews, FAQs, Tutorials and Resources

Business  |  June 02nd, 2017

For a private practice, choosing an EHR, a clearinghouse, or a practice management system is no small feat. A wrong choice can mean lost time, lost reputation, frustrated staff, shrinking clientele, lost revenue, and even lawsuits. Office Ally is a very popular free option providing several different clinic management solutions, but is it the right...READ ARTICLE