Category - Employer Resources

Trying to Cover Overhead? Top 5 Reimbursement Threats for Mid-level Services

April 21st, 2011 Running a medical practice may feel like that new Nissan commercial where the woman is carrying a stack of items taller than her car, and her precariously balanced pile contains everything from fresh flowers to her 5-year-old daughter dressed for karate class. She manages to get it all together very neatly, and you can do the same by ensuring that your mid-level providers are reimbursed properly.

Histology and The Overall Lab Shortage Heats Up

March 21st, 2011 We all know that there is a shortage of qualified histotechnicians and histotechnologists in our country. We all suspect that this shortage is reaching a critical level. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that this shortage will continue to increase as the demand grows by 10 to 20 percent over the next 8 years...

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.

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...

Top 3 Steps to Survival and Success for The Small Physician Practice

October 25th, 2010 Medscape released an article this week of the top 3 steps to survival and success for the small physician practice. The number one suggestion in that article was to hire a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant. The article stated that adding one of these healthcare providers is a great way to gain efficiency and minimize expense in the office.