Posts Categorized: Physician Practices

3 Ways to Spend Less Time in Your EHR

People photo created by pressfoto – www.freepik.com Physicians today spend half of their time in their EHR. Not only is this frustrating for physicians, but it is also costly. According to the Harvard Business Review, the annual cost of physicians spending 50% of their time in their EHR is more than $365 billion. That is one billion dollars…


5 Challenges Healthcare Executives Face Right Now

Healthcare executives have varying concerns and responsibilities that they have to balance, both on a day-to-day level and on the larger scale level. Things are constantly changing in the healthcare field. The Healthcare Executive Group identified some of the biggest challenges and opportunities for 2019, and these are 5 of the biggest threats and challenges that…


Revenue Cycle Management for Physician Practices

Medical photo created by freepik – www.freepik.com Every physician-owned practice knows the specific difficulties that they face when it comes to revenue cycle management. Limited resources make revenue cycle management a huge challenge. Because of the strain of keeping up with this, many physician practices have been bought out by larger health systems. Our solution…


3 Concrete Strategies For Overcoming Physician Burnout

Man photo created by rawpixel.com – www.freepik.com Physician burnout is a serious problem. We can no longer look the other way when almost half of all physicians are experiencing some form of burnout. That is what the Massachusetts Medical Society, along with other contributors, presents in their recent report on the crisis of physician burnout. In their report,…


5 Revealing Statistics on the Consumerization of Healthcare

PwC released their annual report on the top issues facing healthcare in 2019. This year, they argue, the healthcare industry is finally starting to catch up to other industries when it comes to modernization. Healthcare is beginning to face similar challenges and opportunities that other industries face. PwC had this to say about healthcare in the US…


Industry Leaders Agree: Physician Burnout Is A Public Health Crisis

More and more healthcare industry leaders have come to the realization that physician burnout is more than just a frustration for physicians: it’s a threat to the health and well-being of the entire American public. A report was published last week by the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of…


Chuck Norris Agrees Physician Burnout is a Problem

Chuck Norris, famous actor and martial arts expert, recently wrote an article in his health blog about the serious problem facing patients—physician burnout. His article was directed towards patients rather than physicians, with an important message for empathy. With clinical interactions shrinking, he wants people to know the reason behind their disconnected interactions with their…


A Message For Doctors: It’s Not Your Fault

Improved patient outcomes, a part of the Triple Aim, is driven by patient engagement.  The key to patient engagement is the trust-bond relationship between the doctor and patient.  If the patient feels they are cared for by their care provider and can trust them, then they are far more likely to engage in their prescribed treatment plans….


How to Decrease Doctor’s Dislike for Their Computers

A recent article by Dr. Jay Anders discusses his thoughts on how to reduce the hatred that doctors feel towards their computers.  Physicians are spending too much time with their EHR, and not enough time with patients, and this is frustrating.  We need to take steps in the right direction to decrease the frustration that doctors feel…


Don’t Let Screens Come Between You & Your Patients

The doctor-patient relationship used to be a sacred one. A patient entered the exam room, and the sole focus of the physician was on diagnosing and treating that person. They made eye-contact, asked questions, and worked to solve whatever medical problems the patient was facing. These days, that relationship has been sabotaged by a tool…