The good news keeps rolling in for practices that use nonphysician practitioners. Not only can the extra help from nurse practitioners and physician assistants help practices enhance revenue, but physicians who embrace the trend are generally happier with their practices.
By maintaining a diverse workforce, insurers can help guarantee their members have good experiences and high satisfaction with interactions, reported Business Insurance.
In today's challenging healthcare environment, you count on your employees to perform at their best. Physicians Practice recently compiled 12 expert tips for keeping office staff motivated. A common theme throughout the advice was creating a sense of togetherness among your employees.
Hospital elevators are home to more bacteria than toilet surfaces--making the high-traffic area a breeding ground for potentially dangerous infections.
The firing of a New York City nurse for her social media use has reaffirmed the hazards of healthcare workers bringing their work online, according to ABC News.
High impact weather events across the country have some experts wondering if hospitals are resilient enough to overcome the aftermath of storms, tornados, hurricanes and floods, according to the Florida Times-Union.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for the 2015 calendar year late Thursday afternoon, which didn't include changes to the sustainable growth rate formula, but revises the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Healthcare systems and hospitals can give better care and reduce costs by reducing non-beneficial care, according to John R. Combes, M.D., in an article published in Hospitals & Health Networks.
A former surgeon general has proposed an alternative to a recent call to eliminate the position, MedPageToday reports.
The success of a computerized physician order entry implementation project should be defined, first and foremost, by improvements to patient safety, according to Chris Snyder, a hospitalist and chief medical information officer at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.