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Online Tool Takes the 'Wait' Out of Waiting Rooms
A physician has developed an online service that uses color-coded updates to signal current wait times at a physician...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Law As A Product of the 'Sausage Factory'
Using expressions like "drinking from a fire hose" and "classic sausage making," William Jessee...
Why physicians oppose the healthcare reform bill
In this commentary published online by Forbes, Daniel Palestrant examines physicians' reaction to the health reform...
Web Exclusive: Are Concierge Medical Services on the Upswing?
These are certainly interesting times for concierge medicine, though whether it is the wave of the future remains to be...
Practice Board Meeting: What's on the Agenda? What's Not?
Depending on how well they are organized, board meetings can provide vital monthly or quarterly face-to-face time among...
Web Exclusive: Is it Time to Resurrect Physician Practice Management Organizations?
Contributors Beth Connor Guest and Michael E. Collins argue that it may be time to bring back physician practice...
How to Balance the Business of Medicine with Patient Care
Believe it or not, there are some physicians out there who only want to practice medicine, the noble profession to...
Magazine: Physicians: Turning the Corner
The worst economic downturn in decades seems to have bottomed out, and the coming year promises greater growth and an...
Give Open Access Scheduling a Shot
The concept of "doing today's work today" through open access or same-day scheduling has been well known in...
Implementing Lean in a Physician Practice
The first step toward implementing Lean in a physician practice is to assess the current work flow. It's crucial to...

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Book: Strategies for Superior Cardiovascular Service Line Performance
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Book: Oncology: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance
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