10 Ways to Build Resilience

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Flower in Dry Dirt

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”—Gandhi Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.” And if ever there was a profession facing “difficulties” it is physicians. The “recover quickly” part is no slim accomplishment either. Wayne Sotile, PhD, “one the world’s most seasoned… Read more »

Medscape’s 2016 Physician Compensation Report

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One of the most anticipated surveys among the physician community has been released by Medscape. Most specialties saw an increase in compensation between 4% and 12%. Two experienced a significant decrease. Where do you stand? Over the past 6 years, the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2016 has evolved with the changing healthcare landscape as questions… Read more »

Planning for the Unexpected

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It has been two days after the acknowledgement of World Backup Day held on March 31, 2016.  How could we have missed this non-Hallmark holiday? This very important tool, Offsite Remote Backup service often times gets overlooked.  I’ve witnessed a lot especially when it comes to a medical office’s computer, server or network crashing.  This… Read more »

The Art of Handling ‘Difficult’ Patients

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Those ‘Difficult’ Patients Whom You and Your Staff Dread   You know who they are: patients who are angry, disrespectful, and rude; patients who demand specific drugs or tests, even when they’re not indicated; and patients who growl at everyone, act suggestively to the nurses, or ask you to submit a fraudulent bill so the… Read more »

Why MACRA matters for your practice

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The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) eliminated the notorious sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula last year, but what will the new MACRA payment policies mean for your practice? Three experts offered answers to this question and detailed what physicians can do now to shape these changes themselves. Payment changes coming under… Read more »

The 6 Skills Every Successful Physician Leader Needs

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The call for physician leaders has grown louder with time, as systems face changing cost structures, services, and payment structures. The need for physicians to be engaged in these roles must be part of the discussion around evidence-based management. Delivering care in this new environment will call for skills that are generally not prioritized. Changing the paradigm will require focused and intentional effort… Read more »

ICD-10 claims denial rate at 1.6 percent, RelayHealth reports

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Denial rates for ICD-10 claims are at about 1.6 percent, according to a report by RelayHealth Financial. Out of about 262 million claims processed between Oct. 1, 2015, and Feb. 15, 2016, which totaled $810 billion, 1.6 percent were denied, according to an announcement from the revenue cycle management solutions organization. The numbers show there has… Read more »

Medicare EHR Incentive Program Hardship Application Deadline Extended

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The Medicare EHR Incentive Program Hardship Application Deadline for All Providers is Now July 1, 2016 Today, CMS is extending the application deadline for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program hardship exception process that reduces burden on clinicians, hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs). The new deadline for Eligible Professionals, Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals… Read more »

Great Tips to Finding the Best Medical Practice Financing

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(Newswire.net — February 10, 2016) San Diego, CA — Medical practice owners often ask, “How do I go about finding the right source of financing to grow my business,” says Ken Mayer, who brings expertise that spans 25+ years of experience in successful financing strategies. “Finding the right finance source can feel overwhelming,” Mayer states,… Read more »