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How to Choose an Attorney

How to Choose an Attorney

Having an attorney you can work with is essential for physicians today. Its not easy to choose an attorney. With the complexity of law and the specialty and subspecialty areas for attorneys, it can be an intimidating task to search for a good lawyer. Sometimes a general practice attorney wont be sufficient. We need a real estate attorney to buy or sell a home or business, a business attorney to help hire a new partner, a tax attorney for tax matters, etc. Just like needing a neurological surgeon to perform brain surgery rather than a hematologist, you will need different types of lawyers to service different aspects of the law.

Should Your Practice Have a Web Site

Should Your Practice Have a Web Site?

There has been a shift in the role of the patient from passive recipient to active consumer, witnessed by the fact that health information is one of the most frequently sought topics on the Internet. As more patients search the Internet for local physicians and medical information, an online presence for your practice is becoming increasingly important to be successful in a highly competitive market.

Improve Your Medical Practice's Health

Improve Your Medical Practice’s Health

The 19th century physician William Osler wrote, The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling. If he were practicing today, he might concede that you cant practice your art if your practice is not an effective business. Unlike other business models, a medical practice has limited power over prices yet operational costs constantly rise. This economic pinch affects small practices the most, so what can be done?

Nurse Practitioners to the Rescue!

Nurse Practitioners to the Rescue!

Some studies predict a shortage of 40,000 primary care physicians (PCPs) by 2020, which means more and more practices will be incorporating “physician extenders” such as nurse practitioners (NPs) to cope with America’s ever-growing demand for health care services.

If your practice is feeling the shortage of qualified PCPs, it may be time to employ an NP to help ease your workload. NPs are becoming key players in the primary health care delivery system, and are poised for expanded clinical practice opportunities.

The evidence is in…

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