Tag Archives: physicians

The Importance of Customer Service in the Healthcare Industry

The need for healthcare organizations to be profitable drives the industry to enhance the participation of physicians and other caregivers, to stay abreast of technology and cutting edge changes to stay competitive and to innovate in cutting operational costs. Where … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – How Practice Managers Can Alleviate Physician Stress

Stress has become a common factor in every household and business and we all need someone or something to lighten our loads so the weight of the world isn’t resting on our shoulders. This article focuses on physicians and how … Read Full Post

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7 Ways to Maintain Patient Interaction in the Age of the EHR

A common criticism of EMR (electronic medical records) use in medical practices is that it causes doctors to become less engaged and impersonal.  This causes frustration for all parties – patients and physicians – because doctors didn’t sign up for … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – 9 Ways to Avoid Burnout

A recent JAMA article (JAMA. 2011;305(19):2009-2010) claims that “Burnout is common among physicians in the United States, with an estimated 30% to 40% experiencing burnout.”  The author of an article on Physicians Practice suggests nine ways that physicians can avoid … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Five ways for physician to manage their online reputation

In the wave of social media, physicians have to focus more on just word of mouth for positive and/or negative comments these days.  Regardless of whether or not the physician has an online presence, everything about the practice – good … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Docs need more EHR training, survey suggests

A recent study conducted by AmericanEHR Partners found that physicians need at least three to five days of training to feel comfortable using their electronic health-record system. With two weeks or more of training, the “ease of use” ratings increased. … Read Full Post

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