Practice Management

The core principles and behaviors of adaptive leadership can provide a practical framework for navigating significant changes while enabling a positive culture that helps engage, empower, and energize providers and staff. Read Article ›

Care management services are designed to engage patients as active partners in their healthcare so they can effectively manage their complex medical conditions. Read Article ›

To be compliant and offer the best support to their patients, healthcare providers need to understand the provisions of the Final Rule as it pertains to creating, maintaining, and sharing patient health data, and the impact of this legislation on their practices. Read Article ›

It is common for employees in the healthcare industry to begin their careers in entry-level positions and then move on to other positions as they acquire on-the-job training and experience. However, additional education and training is often necessary to ensure that their skills match an organization’s goals and requirements. These needs can be addressed through skills gap assessments and training. Read Article ›

There are several methods that can be used to gain a better perspective when determining the success of an oncology practice and its operations. Financial evaluation, access to care, quality metrics, and employee engagement are just a few of the operational elements that are important to consider, especially as they relate to the overall patient experience. Read Article ›

Burnout, a term used to describe a prolonged response to chronic emotional and interpersonal stress on the job, is a common problem among healthcare workers. Read Article ›

The Public Health Emergency (PHE), which has been in place since January 27, 2020, is going to end, although the official expiration date has not yet been determined. Many of the regulations built into 2022 final rulings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) tied changes to the expiration of the PHE. Read Article ›

It is no secret that the past 2 years have brought about major changes, not only in our personal lives, but in the ways that we manage our practices. Read Article ›

On June 1, 2008, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) General Chapter 797 Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Compounding (USP <797>) was made official. Read Article ›

Claim denials can have a significant negative impact on a medical practice, and the management of these denials remains an essential component of any solid revenue cycle plan. It is impor­tant to point out that this involves more than just resubmittals and appeals; practices should aim to prevent as many denials as possible from the start and then efficiently manage the ones that could not be prevented. In this article, I will discuss how grouping denial codes can provide valuable data that can be used to adopt a prevention-focused claim denials management process. Read Article ›

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