Managing Your Practice

Managing Your Practice

Exorcising your ghosts

"Ghosting" is the situation where an employee disappears without any warning, notice, or explanation.

Managing Your Practice

OSHA in the COVID-19 era

To be certain you are complying with all the rules, you can call your local OSHA office and request an inspection.

Managing Your Practice

If you reopen it, will they come?

The big question, of course, is whether patients can be convinced that it is safe to leave their homes and come to your office.

Managing Your Practice

Overhead management during a crisis

I sincerely hope that all of our practices will return to some semblance of normal in the coming months; but we cannot assume a best possible...

Managing Your Practice

COVID-19: What now?

With great reluctance, I must trot out a hoary old cliché: Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.

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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.

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Seasonality

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

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Paid (and unpaid) time off

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

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