10 Must-Read Articles on Managing Your Practice

10 Must-Read Articles on Managing Your Practice
10 Must-Read Articles on Managing Your Practice

How's your practice doing? Here are 10 recent articles and slideshows that offer a wide variety of practical information on managing your medical practice.

1. Best Ways to Keep Your Medical Group Humming
Although doctors receive plenty of training so they can save lives, most receive precious little education on how to run a small business, which is what a practice really is.

2. Avoiding Common HIPAA Compliance Oversights
Compliance gurus bet there are at least a few things physicians are not doing to comply with HIPAA. Learn ways to keep your practice up-to-date with all the rules and procedures.

3. Digital Dilemma: How to Stay Professional Online
Social media and email allow clinicians to easily communicate with patients. How can you balance being social while maintaining medical professionalism?

4. Dismissing a Problem Patient in 10 Safe Steps
"Firing a patient" has become common in the modern health-care environment. The phrase can be seen in print or heard uttered by exasperated providers in reference to individuals who have become "problem patients."  

5. Should an Affair with a Patient Be Considered Medical Malpractice?
Can a doctor who has an adulterous affair with a long-term patient be sued for medical malpractice? Find out more about the court case, and other issues this compelling legal saga has brought to the surface.

6. A Practitioner's Guide to REMS
The REMS program is designed to help healthcare professionals correctly utilize available medications and minimize potential risks to patients.

7. Do HIPAA Rules Apply to Family?
The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections regarding the accessing of personal health information. At the same time, the Privacy Rule is balanced, so that it permits the disclosure of personal health information when such data are needed for patient care and other important purposes.

8. How e-Prescribing Can Help with Meaningful Use
You've got questions, we've got answers. Find out how e-prescribe allows you to capture needed measures for two meaningful use objectives.

9. More Resources to Help Your Practice Run Smoothly
Want to know how to optimize your medical practice?  Searching for the right EHR? Take a look at some of the available resources out there that can help.

10. Everyone Should Have a Drug Database in Their Pocket
Did you know you could have an entire drug database in the palm of your hand for free? Learn how MPR's apps can help everyone in your practice stay up-to-date with the latest drug information.