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7 Quick Tips When Hiring For Your Practice

This post has been written by guest blogger Bettina Dold, PCC's Director of Marketing. Here are some high-level tips to consider when looking for new staff. Each of these tips can be further researched…
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20 Ways A Patient Portal Will Benefit Your Practice

If your practice has been putting off using the patient portal, here are 20 reasons to get started now: Send and receive secure messages. This efficient way of communicating cuts down on long phone…
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8 Tips To Reduce Patient No-Shows

Tip #1:   Make Daily Reminder Calls Choose a dedicated staff member to make reminder calls each afternoon for the next day's appointments. It can be a good idea to include a request for patients to let…
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5 Strategies To Increase Cash Flow At The Front Desk

Most of us have been taught to shy away from talking about money. We are told it is impolite, embarrassing, and downright taboo. With that kind of reinforcement, it's not surprising that the money conversation…
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3 Habits to Improve Your Revenue Cycle

The revenue cycle... a perpetual issue in most medical offices, its mention often inducing more anxiety than ease. In many of the practices I have been a part of, the problem is not so much how to bring…
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Cloud-based EHR: Worth it?

One of the many choices you have to make as a doctor running your own practice is whether or not to use a server-based or cloud-based software solution for your office. There can be some benefits to cloud-based…
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Hiring 101: Finding and Keeping the Right People

In preparing for a presentation on hiring strategies a few years back, healthcare consultant Tim Rushford gained some wisdom from the late Dr. Charles Houston – a Vermont physician and mountaineer…