Practice Management: our blog

Practice Management: our blog2023-05-25T14:08:11-08:00

[PINNED POST] New! Ask us anything

By |December 28th, 2018|Ask Me Anything|

Do you have a general practice management question you'd like our opinion on? Share it here anonymously and we'll respond with our view. (Please note, this feature is for public questions, asked anonymously, and answered with our general viewpoint. If you'd like a private consultation about a specific problem at

[PINNED POST] How much do you know about embezzlement and internal controls? [5-MINUTE QUIZ]

By |June 6th, 2017|embezzlement, medical practice business|

How knowledgeable are you about theft inside medical practices -- and preventing it? This quiz is designed to get you thinking about how you can protect the money you've worked so hard to earn. Embezzlement always leaves practice owners feeling violated. In some cases, when the amounts are large, a

Careful ways to address a profit decline

By |September 5th, 2023|medical practice business|

Few things are more unnerving than realizing your business is less profitable than it once was—or than you counted on. The instinct to take immediate action is understandable. If you’re a physician, responding quickly to urgent situations is second nature. And after all, if your profit is suddenly on a

Hidden sources of burnout that you can fix

By |July 1st, 2023|medical practice business|

Physician burnout is widely considered a pernicious epidemic that puts physician and patient health at risk. Frustratingly, it’s also often assumed that inescapable facts of physician life are to blame: increasing documentation demands; mandatory EMR technology that’s far less than ideal; and a physician culture that prizes self-reliance and endurance

Leveraging your location to attract staff

By |June 8th, 2023|medical practice business|

If your practice is looking to add new staff, either as replacements due to contagious "Great Resignation" exits or as you contemplate expansion, you're likely facing a tough labor market. Give yourself the best chance of attracting the right people by using all of the assets at your disposal—including presenting

Job Hunting for Residents and Fellows

By |May 25th, 2023|physician job search, physician recruiting|

Laurie's new book is out! Job Hunting for Physicians is the perfect guide for residents and fellows embarking on their all-important first-job search. It's available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and by request at your local bookstore in both print and ebook.   Laurie's also looking for a few residents

Position your newly hired clinician for success

By |May 25th, 2023|medical practice business|

Whether you’re hiring a physician or a non-physician provider, odds are you’ll spend a great deal of time (and probably money, too) attracting the right clinician candidate to you practice. If that new hire ultimately doesn’t work out, you practice will face the costs of going back to square one—as

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