Practice Management

  • Gender in the Endo Bay: Do Female Nurses Respect Female Docs?
    I really try hard to engage my nurses in the care of our mutual patient and to treat my nurses as the valuable colleagues they are. I interact. “How was your weekend?” "How are you doing?" "What do you think of (such and such)?" I get responses. Communication goes well. And ...More
    March 23, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Seven Publicity Myths
    When done correctly, publicity develops your name recognition, gives your business instant credibility, and ultimately leads to increased profits. And best of all, publicity is absolutely free. Publicity can come from anywhere and in many different forms. It can be as ...More
    March 12, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Water Treatment in the Dialysis Unit
    Water treatment systems are one of the most important variables in the dialysis treatment equation. They also present one of the greatest hazards to patient outcomes if they are not functioning properly. Therefore, it is essential to understand the key aspects surrounding ...More
    March 12, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Advice for Collecting Patient Debt
    As patients assume more responsibility for payments, healthcare providers will increasingly be looking at methods and procedures to improve their collection on debts. Healthcare providers can improve their success by using technology to implement more ways for patients to ...More
    February 21, 2012 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • AMA Releases Practice-Management Website for Medical Teams
    CHICAGO―The American Medical Association (AMA) this week unveiled a redesigned website for its "practice management center," featuring a new layout that's easier to navigate and faster to use, according to the AMA. The website offers physicians easy access to the AMA’s ...More
    January 12, 2012 Posted in News
  • Medicare Study: Most Medical Errors Go Unreported
    WASHINGTON—A study released the first week in January 2012 by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that hospital employees are only reporting 14 percent of all medical errors and usually don't change their ...More
    January 9, 2012 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • AMA Studies Show Cost Burden of the Medical Liability System
    CHICAGO—The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released two new trend reports in its Policy Research Perspective series illustrating the price of the medical liability system. ...More
    January 6, 2012 Posted in News
  • Lake Forest Endoscopy Center: Small and Busy
    The endoscopy team at Lake Forest Hospital, in Lake Forest, Ill., is small but gets a lot done, according to the team's nominator, Sheila Blindauer, nurse manager. ...More
    December 30, 2011 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • Nursing Group Announces Salary Survey Results for 2011
    DENVER—The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, (AORN), announced the results for its annual salary survey of perioperative nurses in the December issue of AORN Journal. Survey participants included staff nurses, managers, high-level managers, educators, RN first ...More
    December 24, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • ASGE Recognizes 27 Endo Units for High Quality
    The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized 27 endoscopy units as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy, in all settings where it is practiced in the United States. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition ...More
    December 21, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues