Category Archives for Practice Management Tips

How to Monitor and Promote Online Feedback for Your Medical Practice

While there’s many ways to control your medical practice’s on presence, affecting what patients say about your medical practice on review sites can seem like a different story. And since nearly four out of ten patients view physician rating sites as very important when choosing a doctor, this isn’t something medical practices can afford to take lightly.

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Practice Management Tips

Windows XP: Hidden HIPAA Violation for Medical Practices

If your medical practice has made any computer purchases within the past 12 years, you might currently be violating HIPAA and not even realize it. On April 8, 2014 Microsoft ended ongoing support for Windows XP, their popular 12-year old operating system. Security patches will no longer be written. See what this means if your healthcare facility is using outdated software, like XP?

Filed Under: Medical Billing and Coding Topics, Practice Management Tips

5 Tips to Improve Medical Billing

5 Tips to Improve Medical Billing Guest post by Erin Palmer, US News University Directory In this challenging economy, families still need medical care but may not have the means to pay for it when the bill comes due. This can prove challenging for medical billing agencies. In such a climate, medical billing services need to increase their effectiveness and efficiency in order to get the best results for their physician and medical facility clients. Consider these tips to improve Continue Reading

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Save Space, Time and Money: Outsource Medical Record Scanning

Scanning medical records makes retrieval fast and easy for medical staff WASHINGTON, DC – A major problem in the physicians’ office is storage of medical records. These medical records run the gambit from medical billing records such as EOBs, encounter forms, patient registration forms and insurance cards to full thick medical charts. Boxes and piles of these old documents usually fill closets, are under or next to desks, or stacked high in the hall just getting in the way. They can’t Continue Reading

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Practice Management: 5 Must-Dos for Efficient Medical Receptionists

Tips on How to Run Your Medical Front Desk Effectively The front desk is a very important facet of your medical practice, and a friendly and efficient front desk staff leaves a positive impact on your patients. Medical receptionists are the first and last impression a patient has of your practice and can make a huge difference in patient retention rate and new patient referrals. Do make sure your medical office staff greets each patient in a timely manner.  Although Continue Reading

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