Practice Management

Latest Articles About Practice Management
What Adding a PA or NNP Can Bring to Your Practice

by Cheryl Nash Are you considering adding a physician assistant (PA) or non–physician practitioner (NNP) to your practice? Seems like a great idea, right? Well, in a lot of ways it is. But there are details you need to be aware of prior to implementing such a plan. Having Clear Expectations The

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Understanding the Patient Experience

by Michael Egan The summer 2013 issue of VEIN Magazine included the article, “The Power of Patient Perceptions: Monitoring and Managing Your Practice’s Reputation,” which provided a framework to help you understand the impact of patient perceptions on your practice and the importance of manag ...

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Because They Can

Thirty-five thousand feet, a glass of Scotch whisky, reading ARTnews magazine, and I am wondering who has $50 million to spend on a work of art? Well, according to ARTnews, between 50 to 100 billionaires do. How many billionaires exist in this world? One thousand four hundred and twenty-six, accordi ...

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The Power of Patient Perception Monitoring and Managing Your Practice's Reputation

by Michael Egan Okay, I'd like you to play along with me and participate in a little activity as you read. Please raise your hand (or just a finger if you're in a public place and don't want to attract attention). Now put your hand down if: You have NEVER read an online review of a product or se ...

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Practical Advice on Starting a Vein Practice Candid Perspectives from Two Successful Physicians

There’s no shortage of resources that offer advice on starting a vein practice (including this magazine). From books to lectures, practice management companies to marketing companies and more, part of the hurdle to starting a vein practice may very well be deciding on which path(s) of support to c ...

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HIPPA Changes You Can't Afford to Ignore, What You Need to Know About the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and What You Need to Do About It

For many of you, thinking or reading about HIPAA is about as pleasurable as a trip to the dentist. Well, the HIPAA laws have changed. Consider the Omnibus Rule at your next appointment. But rather than dig into the gritty details, we'll go over what you need to do and why you need to do it. And why ...

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Adding Patient Financing to Your Financial Policy

by Rob Morris In 2013, patient out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures are projected to increase 3.4% over the previous year. Experts attribute the gain to increased consumption of medical care driven by faster growth in disposable personal income. While this projected growth could be another indicat ...

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Incorporating Phlebology into a Cardiology Practice

by Doreen Saltiel, MD “Doc, we’re ready.” I get up, in scrubs, wearing a scrub cap I received as a gift; I get a mask and enter the procedure room. The sterile table is set: micropuncture kit, sterile bowl with sterile saline, catheters, syringes, 4x4s, towels, etc. The patient is prepped and

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Do You Have the Right Tools for Your Practice?

by Jennifer Heller, MD Long regarded as the beleaguered stepchild of vascular surgeons, venous disease is finally coming into its own. And that’s really an understatement. It seems that there isn’t a day that passes by without a gorgeous leg splayed across a glossy magazine cover, or radio ads ...

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Converting New Patient Leads into Patient Appointments

by Christa S. Nuber In this age of digital and media marketing, most of us in the healthcare industry understand that traditional print advertising and word-of-mouth testimonials aren’t enough to grow a medical practice and bring in new patients. It has become essential to promote a medical pract ...

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