The summer months can go either way at the medical practice. Maybe your workflow has slowed down a bit, since young patients don’t need sports physicals during summer break and adult patients are taking vacations. Or maybe you’re slammed, hustling to cover absences while your staff and doctors take time off.
In any case, it’s important to focus on staying at the top of your game during this uneasy season. This week, Power Your Practice offered you a wealth of unique tips on enriching your practice for staff and patients alike. Let’s take a look back.
How to Support Your Staff Through the EHR Adoption Process
The move to digital records may be one of the biggest, most challenging transitions your practice ever faces. Pay proper attention to the pressure it places on your staff, and provide them the support they need to achieve a successful adoption.
Go Green! How & Why to Make Your Practice Eco-Friendly
As hospitals and MSOs in your area begin becoming environmentally friendly, consider doing the same. Not only will it lower your utility costs, it will improve the perception eco-conscious patients gain of your practice.
Don’t Let Tax ID Issues Derail Your Payments
EINs, SSNs, NPIs… the tax ID terminology facing docs and administrators can become hard to parse out. Have the right forms and info available to make sure your claims are clean and your billing process stays efficient.
Avoid Shutting the Doors at Your Medical Practice
The statistics about the state of the industry for small-practice physicians may be unsettling, but there are plenty of ways to plan ahead in these uncertain times to ensure continued success for your practice. Start strategizing to stay open.
Politics, Religion & Probing Questions: How to Handle the ‘Touchy Subjects’
Perhaps you don’t mind being asked about your faith, private life or political beliefs. But if you do, it’s smart to decide how to handle taboo topics before you’re drilled with sensitive questions.
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