Practice Management

Finding a Good EMR for a Phlebology Practice

by J. Gordon Wright, MD, FACS, RVT After many years of searching for even one EMR that I like, I am still bewildered and disappointed at how difficult it is to find an EMR that is actually good for an office based sub-sp...Continue Reading

New Patient Acquisition through Inbound Marketing

by Leslie Heizman According to the latest information from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 80 percent of American adults look online for health information. 1 According to the U.S. Department of Health and Hu...Continue Reading

Integrating EMRs Into a Communication Centric Practice

by Jeff Mongelli Whether or not you choose to pursue the ARRA Stimulus dollars for your practice, the new technology it introduces will have a significant impact on the practice of medicine. Broadly speaking, one of the...Continue Reading

Welcome to the Mobile World Should Your Marketing Include Mobile Sites and Apps?

As most practices have finally realized the benefits of running a consistent marketing campaign that includes utilizing both traditional and online marketing, the new mobile arena presents as many questions as solutions...Continue Reading

Practice Cost Savings with Custom Packs

by Bret Buhler and Dave Landry In today’s economic environment, the cost of doing business is increasing, while reimbursement continues to decline. As a result, practices and surgeons must become more cognizant of...Continue Reading

Practice Building Strategies to Kick Start the Decade

Coast to coast, there is a significant variation in the approach of physicians who provide phlebology services. Some practices are cash only. Others may focus almost exclusively on Medicare patients. Many have a robust ae...Continue Reading

The Three 'Rs' Affecting Your Practice: Reform, Regulation, Reimbursement

by Andrea B. Epstein External forces which affect your vein practice are numerous and multifaceted. Everythingfrom the slow economic recovery, where individuals may opt to defer vein procedures due to lack of employment,...Continue Reading

Federal Trade Commission Announces New Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials In Advertising

by Jeffrey Segal, M.D. J.D. and Michael J. Sacopulos J.D. The Federal Trade Commission on October 5, 2009 released “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This is the fir...Continue Reading

The Benefits of Offering Payment Options Through Third-Party Financing

by Rob Morris Patients today are facing higher out-of-pocket costs from co-pays, coinsurance, and deductibles that may cause them to put off treatment or delay payment to your practice. Billing patients in-house is one w...Continue Reading

Eyes Wide Open—Adding Laser Lipolysis and Liposuction to your Vein Practice

by Andrea B. Epstein Perspectives from Dr. E.J. Sanchez of Laser & Vein Center at Batey According to the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), cosmetic surgeries in the U.S. ar...Continue Reading