Summer Solstice 2019

In this issue, we tackle the benefits of outsourcing. We look at several tasks and responsibilities that often
benefit from outsourcing. We explore when hiring an expert to handle your practice billing might be the right
solution versus having a skilled in-house employee. Social media management, recruitment, and human resources are also areas that we look into in this issue, offering you different points of view and expert advice on how to decide what is best for your practice.
Contributors include leadership consultant and executive coach, Doug Gray, PhD, Dr. George Rogu of RBK Pediatrics in Long Island, and Dr. Seth Kaplan of TLC Pediatrics in Texas.

Spring Equinox 2019

Contributors this issue include Paul Vanchiere, founder of the Pediatric Management Institute, who highlights critical terms shareholder agreements ought to include to ensure smooth ownership transfers, and Brandon Betancourt, fellow consultant, whom I am delighted to welcome as a contributing editor for our Spring Equinox ViewPoint issue. Brandon and I had a chance to record a podcast that is jammed packed with valuable and insightful information, kicking off the podcast by asking about buy-ins and moving into valuations, paths to partnership, assumptions some physicians have when selling the practice to partners and much more.

Winter Solstice 2018

In this issue, we spoke with PCC regarding the latest innovations in Health IT, their dedication to helping independent pediatricians, and their new We Care program designed to do just that. We also take a look at the state of healthcare since the November elections, how physicians’ political stripes may play a role in the care patients receive, and why benefit corporations are a great fit for healthcare organizations. We also discuss putting workplace democracy to work in your practice, and deliver expert leadership advice from Practice Management Consultant Brandon Betancourt on why trust between partners is key to practice success. And for those of you looking for something informative to listen to on your commute or coffee break, Krista Bowman joins me for a ViewPoint podcast that unpacks what you need to know about Direct to Employer engagements in pediatrics.

Autumnal Equinox 2018

Mental health in the workplace, clinical research, latest updates on the ACA, remote monitoring codes, telemedicine billing, merchant service relationships, website improvement, CMS’ E & M value proposal, and process improvement tools too? This season’s issue has something for every practice!

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Summer Solstice 2018

This issue we tackle advocacy – for physicians, for their patient, for the community at large, and for the most vulnerable of us all, the children. You’ll find articles on patient education and collaboration, how to start a petition, the latest in healthcare deregulation, and even a piece on marketing your practice to self-funded employers (the highest form of self-advocacy in this volatile market, in our opinion).

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Spring Equinox 2018

This issue is about how to build on your practice’s stability and assessing opportunities to grow. We take a look at succession planning, how to determine when the time is right to expand, process improvement using dynamic work design principles, latest advances in patient engagement and what type of collaborative growth might be right for you: super group, CIN or MSO?

Winter Solstice 2017

This issue is all about disaster planning. We bring you tales from the front from a practice in Houston, Texas, that exemplifies how to make the best out of a bad situation. We offer advice on disaster planning, employee policies, personal survival tips and how to secure your data. We hope that you’ll use this issue as a guide for how to plan and implement measures that will keep you safe when the next storm rolls in (and enjoy the supplemental on Patient Centered Medical Home).

Autumnal Equinox 2017

This issue is all about finances. Clients struggle with everything from budgeting to tracking key performance indicators, paying physicians fairly and valuing their practices. In this issue we do a deep dive into compensation, valuation, tracking finances, the cost of employee turnover and managing increased patient financial responsibilities. We hope you enjoy this season’s issue!

Summer Solstice 2017

In this issue we explore areas of Behavioral Health in practice and in industry, from news from the World Health Care Congress, to the psychology of Disney, to how Payers are covering Depression Screening, and many things in-between. Plus, the latest from NCQA and its new and improved PCMH 2017 program.

Spring Equinox 2017

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