Physician Practice Resources

A collection of resources that are expressly designed to help physician leaders and practice managers navigate the challenges and opportunities in this new era of health care.

How To | Physician Relationships
As part of a strategy to mitigate burnout and boost clinician well-being, interventions should be tailored to the specific needs of teams.
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Column | Leadership Skills Development
To boost morale and improve productivity, it’s important for leaders to go beyond words of praise and consider how they can connect with employees on a deeper level.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Hospital M&A tracking firms reported low volumes in the first quarter of 2021 but also saw indications that the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic will drive higher levels of activity.
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News | Telemedicine
Virtual-care capacity represents a better investment for healthcare providers than brick-and-mortar expansions, according to a Wall Street analyst.
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Blog | Value-Based Payment
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation announced the 53 entities that have been accepted as participants in the new Global and Professional Direct Contracting model.
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Article | Value-Based Payment
One company uses its cloud-native financial accounting system to provide acute, ambulatory and post-acute organizations with data to solve their most complex challenges, focus on strategic initiatives, increase efficiency and drive growth.
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News | Telemedicine
Virtual-care capacity represents a better investment for healthcare providers than brick-and-mortar expansions, according to a Wall Street analyst.
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News | Leadership Skills Development
A plan foiled by COVID-19 became an educational opportunity for the Metropolitan New York Chapter in late 2020.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which was signed into law March 11, could lead to a significant reduction in Medicare revenues if Congress does not act.
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News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Hospitals and health systems urgently need Congress to extend the freeze on the 2% Medicare payment sequester, industry leaders said.
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News | Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles, including greater protections for healthcare workers, ECRI’s top 10 patient safety concerns and the lack of prioritization of the medically v...
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News | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Significant declines in inpatient admissions among rural hospitals that eventually close may be a consequence of affiliations with health systems.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Hospital M&A tracking firms reported low volumes in the first quarter of 2021 but also saw indications that the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic will drive higher levels of activity.
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Blog | Value-Based Payment
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation announced the 53 entities that have been accepted as participants in the new Global and Professional Direct Contracting model.
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Blog | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Hospital transactions in Q4 2020 were flat compared with Q4 2019, while healthcare IT and post-acute care deals rose significantly.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
The American Hospital Association and other hospital groups are challenging 2020 appeals court decisions that allow HHS to continue slashing payments to 340B hospitals and to off-campus provider-based departments.
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Blog | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
Given the role both Medicare and Medicaid spending play in current and projected federal deficits, spending on both will eventually need to be reduced.
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Blog | Consumerism
Healthcare organizations that have increased availability of price estimates and facilitate clear conversations about the account resolution process anecdotally report improvements in self-pay collections and patient satisfaction, says HFMA...
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Podcast

Videos

The Benefits of Behavioral Economics

The Consequences of Physician Burnout

Aligning With Physicians for Success in Value-Based Care

From the President's Desk: Joe Fifer Talks About Value Transformation

The Importance of Physician Leadership Development Programs