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Should Your Office Charge Finance Charges

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

As you are aware, out of pocket expenses for patients have increased in the last few years. This fact has prompted many providers to revisit the issue of whether they should charge patients interest or late payment fees after a balance becomes past due.

Safety and Health Management Systems in the Healthcare Industry

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

The healthcare industry is a broad sector that includes different types of establishments and facilities where healthcare services are delivered to meet the health needs of people.

Protecting Your Office From a Cyber Attack

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Cyber attackers can sell that data to criminals who may falsify insurance claims or create bogus prescriptions before anyone even notices. Sensitive data could even be released publicly, creating a means of extortion and a privacy nightmare. It is not surprise, then, that healthcare records can be worth 5 to 10 times as much as financial records like credit card or bank account numbers.

How to Deal with Negative Comments Online

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Patient complaints often share one common denominator—a breakdown in the physician-patient relationship. The best options, therefore, for protecting your online reputation should be directed at repairing and preserving relationships with your patients.

Four Simple Steps to Speaking Confidently and Clearly if you have a Foreign Accent

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

A foreign accent is when a person applies the patterns of their first language to their second language. This is especially problematic when the second language is English. English has a multitude of characteristics that are very different from most other languages.

Protecting Workers from Heat-Related Illness

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

The rising temperatures of summer bring a higher risk of heat-related illness. Those required to work in the heat are especially vulnerable. Workers should be encouraged to take precautions, watch for common signs and symptoms, and administer first aid quickly.

The Moral of the Data Story: Translating Performance into Payment for the Quality Payment Program

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

As the healthcare paradigm continues to shift toward quality of care over quantity of services, the practice data submitted to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) for Quality Payment Program (QPP) participation will tell the story of each practice and provider.

South Dakota Named 2017's 6th Best State for Doctors

May 24, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

Personal finance website WalletHub recently named the state of South Dakota as one of the best states in which to practice medicine.

Minnesota, Iowa Recognized as Top Ten States for Children's Healthcare

May 24, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

In recognition of “Every Kid Healthy Week” in April, the personal finance website WalletHub released a report on 2017’s Best and Worst States for Children’s Healthcare. Minnesota and Iowa both make it into the top ten.

It's in the Manual

Mar 27, 2017 ● By Digital Media Director

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