Managing Your Practice

Managing Your Practice

Medical identity theft

If your office's computer system does not have effective fraud protection, you could be held liable for any fraud committed with information...

Managing Your Practice

Be alert for embezzlement

Embezzlement remains far more common in medical offices than generally assumed - and it often occurs in full view of physicians.

Managing Your Practice

Seasonality

Seasonality is yet another of those basic business concepts that most physicians have never heard of.

Managing Your Practice

Paid (and unpaid) time off

A major issue with PTO is the possibility that employees will resist staying home when they are actually sick.

Managing Your Practice

Long-term care insurance

To be sure, there is considerable debate about whether LTCI is worth the cost.

Managing Your Practice

When can I retire?

Many of us lack a clear idea of where our retirement income will come from, or if it will be there when we arrive.

Managing Your Practice

Review your insurance

Malpractice insurance requirements will remain fairly static throughout your career, but other insurance needs evolve over time. A good example is...

Managing Your Practice

Hiring the right employees

Many of the personnel questions I receive concern the dreaded “marginal employee” – a person who has never done anything truly heinous to merit...

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