Managing Your Practice

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

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

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

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...

Managing Your Practice

Handling defamatory online reviews

The first thing to do before taking any action is determine whether that defamatory review is, in fact, defamatory.

Managing Your Practice

How to handle negative online reviews

It happens to all of us: You log onto the Internet one day and discover a scathing review from a disgruntled patient or family member.

Managing Your Practice

Firing patients

As with pretty much everything in a private practice, accurate and written documentation of dismissible behavior is essential.

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