Category - Allied

Meaningful Use and How the Latest in Health Reform is Affecting PAs

February 15th, 2011 Health reform is a hot topic, and how physician assistants (PAs) will be included is of great interest. As the debate continues regarding healthcare delivery and cost effectiveness, there are many changes also pending on the documentation side of the clinical record.

Considerations in Adding a Mid-Level Practitioner to Your Practice

January 28th, 2011 Medical groups around the country are increasingly recognizing the revenue-generating potential of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. These tips will help you decide how to hire the best person for your practice, and get them up to speed quickly.

Colorado is 16th State to Opt-Out of CRNA Supervision Rule

January 18th, 2011 As healthcare demands continue to grow, hospitals continue to seek additional cost cutting measures. Many states are choosing to opt-out of the federal physician supervision requirements for CRNAs. States in rural and under served areas find the opt-out move especially effective for filling their anesthesia needs...

Tips for Keeping Lab Staff Happy and Productive

November 29th, 2010 "I am overworked and under-appreciated." We hear it all the time. A recent article in Advance for Medical Laboratory Professionals highlights the fact that even though hospital census are down, labs are running lean and often requiring overtime hours from their staff. Lab Technologists, Histotechs, and Pathologists' Assistants all have increased their workloads...

Advanced Practice: Filling The Physician Void

November 19th, 2010 I know that many of you are catching on to the idea that healthcare reform is well on its way. If you're not aware of the healthcare reform, I hope that you have other career plans in mind that are outside of healthcare, and that you are slowly, but surely, removing yourself from your current position.