Develop Social Media Networks for Hospitals and Small Practices to increase medical billing

Social Media is developing into a tool not just for communication and entertainment but is also emerging as a powerful instrument for marketing and efficient coordination. Hospitals, group practices, clinics and even solo practices have started to reap the benefits offered by social media networking. The implementation, control and fruitful use of social media in […]

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Uninsured Population Rate Percentage vs. Physician’s Density Ration in Texas, Mississippi & Oklahoma

Physicians work scope is expected to change with millions of Americans to gain health insurance through the Affordable Care Act in 2014. On the upside Physicians especially primary-care provider will experience higher demand transforming to higher reimbursements and job security. However, on the  other hand other healthcare reform initiatives would require better quality patient care […]

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Understanding Physician Assistants Reimbursement Environment

“Amidst all these overriding Medicare or health insurance guidelines surrounding the reimbursement for their assistants’ services, physicians would invariably feel exhausted for doubling up as medical billers along with their primary focus of clinical efficiency. Therefore, physicians would be well-off outsourcing medical billing services that are adept at handling their assistants’ reimbursement issue along with […]

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Exploring Possibilities of Merger Among Hospitals

While people managing healthcare setups have largely been successful in elevating the quality of medical care, the task of orchestrating mergers might seem altogether a different proposition for them – successful management of mergers require bringing together diverse resources, styles, culture, and financial structures into one harmonious unison. Although collaborative clinical management is not a […]

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Reimbursement Cuts: Texas Doctors Using Personal Resources

Small private practices struggle to survive, even as Texas Medical Association (TMA) President reported a significant worsening of the practice environment with various physicians using money from their personal reserves or secured bank loans to keep their practices going. According to AMA news nearly 51% of Texas doctors dug into personal funds. Various national reports […]

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Strategic Management of Physicians’ Day-to-Day Operational Issues

Unlike physician practices of yesteryear’s, physician practices today have found themselves surrounded by a larger pool of stakeholders: patients, government, and insurance carriers. While physicians commitment to quality medical services continues to be unquestionable, their ability to comply with escalating government’s healthcare norms, and insurance providers’ stringent reimbursement policy has been found wanting. As the […]

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Bringing Physicians and Insurance Providers on the Same Wave-length

While physicians and health insurance providers have been indispensable and integral to US healthcare industry, the trust with each other has not been all that convincing – physicians being apprehensive of growing rate of denial and delay of their patients’ health insurance claims, and health insurance carriers being suspicious of physicians’ integrity in medical billing. […]

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The Physician-Patient Relationship: Communication ‘Break Up’

The physician-patient relationship is one of the most important aspects of the health industry and contemporary medicine. There have been numerous changes and tremendous advances in the way health care is delivered to people. However, the importance of the relationship between providers and patients has not diminished or faded in any manner. In fact, the […]

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Group Appointments: A new niche for Primary Care Practice

Group appointment, also referred to as shared medical appointment, includes multiple patients seen as a group for follow-up or routine care. These visits are voluntary for patients and provide a secure but interactive setting in which patients have: improved access to their physicians, the benefit of counseling with additional members of a health care team […]

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Physicians hit by higher operating losses in Group Practices

2010 has registered an increase in physician’s compensation across specialties even as most of the medical groups have been operating at significant financial losses; in fact, the specialties have registered a compensation increase of 2.6% for Primary Care, 3.8% for surgical specialty, and 2.4% for other medical specialties. According to AGMA survey conducted amongst 49,700 […]

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