Posts Categorized: Physician Practices

EHRs Are the Biggest Culprits of Doctor Overtime

Doctors today are overworked. From increasingly sick patients, to burdensome administrative tasks, to a patient exam time that’s squeezed on the front and back end—there are many culprits that contribute to the amount of overtime doctors are currently working. Despite increasing workloads, doctors are not seeing less patients. They pile this work on top of…


Physicians, Is Your EHR Slowing You Down?

Remember the days before Electronic Medical Records? In the paper chart era, doctors could find everything they needed for a patient exam in seconds. They could easily flip back and forth between pages if they needed to review several different data sets. It was easy, intuitive, and it didn’t take time or attention away from…


Physician Burnout Costs $4.6 Billion Per Year

Physicians and healthcare organizations bear the high costs of burnout. It is no longer a problem that can be ignored or addressed on an individual level. Physician burnout is not only dangerous for physicians and the patients they treat, but it is also an economic drain. Economic Cost of Burnout The Annals of Internal Medicine…


Most Healthcare Organizations Will Hire New Coders This Year

Are you looking to either add or replace a coder this year? You’re not alone. Most practices expect to hire a new coder within the next 6 months to a year. As revenue cycle workloads increase, managers seek to meet the ever growing demands by adding coders to their team. This will prove to be…


Physician Burnout By the Numbers

Physician burnout is impacting doctors across every specialty and type of practice. Medscape 2019’s National Physicians Burnout & Depression Report sheds light on the details of how burnout is affecting different physicians today. Burnout Across the Board Although burnout is impacting physicians in every specialty and walk of life, there are certain areas that are more at risk….


3 Ways to Spend Less Time in Your EHR

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 per day. This is all because EHRs are…


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

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 is to use automation software to maximize…


3 Concrete Strategies For Overcoming Physician Burnout

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, they included 3 concrete strategies for…


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…