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Practice Management

As leaders in healthcare, these moments of exhaustion may be a regular occurrence for us and members of our team. With the year wrapping up and the busy holiday season upon us, their frequency often increases. Fortunately, there are effective strategies we can use to help reduce their impact. Read More ›

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has issued an update to its guidelines for the practical assessment and management of vulnerabilities in patients aged ≥65 years receiving systemic cancer treatment. The new recommendations, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, build on the Society’s previous guidance, published in 2018. Read More ›

Two years ago, Lucy would never have imagined that she would one day be the director of a marketing department. At the time, she was the manager of a manufacturing company in her hometown when she and 15 other employees were told they were being laid off. The shock and immediate fear were palpable. She questioned what she would do and whether she would struggle to find another job because of her age. Suddenly, she found herself in a position where she had to reevaluate who she was and what she wanted to be “when she grew up.” Read More ›

Physicians have one of the highest suicide rates of any profession. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an estimated 300 physicians die by suicide each year across the United States—nearly 1 per day. Read More ›

Successful revenue cycle management is a team effort that requires continuous collaboration across multiple departments of an organization. Although all institutions aim for standard industry best practices, the way in which these goals are attained may vary greatly, based on unique workflows, workforces, and needs. Read More ›

In the evolving landscape of today’s healthcare industry, more and more demands are being placed on practice managers and their staff. The proper training of these professionals is critical to operating a profitable, efficient, and compliant business so that providers can focus on the high-quality care that patients deserve. Read More ›

As an oncology practice manager, some of the key responsibilities you are tasked with include assessing the performance of your team members and identifying opportunities for improvement. To accomplish this requires the use of effective tools to measure key performance indicators, which will allow you to determine the health of your practice’s operations. Read More ›

An April 4, 2023, Medical Group Management Association Stat poll found that almost one-half (47%) of medical group leaders have added or created part-time or flexible-schedule physician roles in the past year, while 53% did not. Read More ›

Every industry, from healthcare to food service, has felt the strain of employee recruitment and retention over the past few years. Employees who were left with a short-staffed team have experienced increased burdens, and consumers have experienced a decline in service levels. Read More ›

Cybercrime can disrupt care, delay prognosis or treatment, and in the worst cases, cause fatalities. Healthcare organizations must protect data before a breach occurs and when successful remediation can contain risk and cost at the lowest possible levels. Read More ›

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