January 27, 2020

Should I Hire an In-House IT Expert or Use a Remote IT Service?

Creating and building a successful business today requires not only the ability to deliver high-quality goods in a thriving market, but also the ability to utilize tools such as the internet, social media, and new marketing mediums to your advantage. Without an effective IT, or internet technology team, launching a successful website and building an online presence for your business and brand is likely to lead to hangups, setbacks, and poor decisions. Choosing between an in-house IT expert or opting to hire a remote IT service can ultimately mean the difference between failure and success if you are unsure of what you need in your market and industry.
January 23, 2020

What Are Care Gaps and How Do I Close Them?

In health and wellness professions, there is often a discrepancy between best practice and actual care. This gap between recommended standards and the treatment patients actually receive are called care gaps. There are several ways gaps in care can occur, including poor patient-provider communication and misinformation. There may also be unintentional exclusions as certain channels utilized by professionals fail to reach people in certain age brackets.
January 23, 2020

How to Ensure Your Employees Are Providing Top Quality Care

When it comes to healthcare, providing quality goes without saying. It keeps your patients coming back to your facility, and it can also improve their overall well-being. However, you may not know if your employees are providing quality care. Here’s what you can do to make sure your employees are providing top-quality healthcare.
January 13, 2020

Business Practices That Reduce the Risk of Diagnosis Issues

Serious diagnostic errors that can result in injury, complications, or death, are a medical professional’s greatest fear. Of course, every doctor wants to do everything they can to reduce the risk of this tragedy occurring. Fortunately, decades of research and practice have illuminated several business practices that you can implement in order to minimize the risk of diagnosis issues.
December 31, 2019

How Doctors Can Make Better Use of Health Records

Your health records constitute one of the most important tools in your doctor's arsenal. It would be almost impossible for your doctor to effectively treat you without knowing your past illnesses, medications, family history and allergies. Despite this, medical records are often a surprisingly disorganized and underutilized tool. There are numerous reasons for this, such as restrictive regulations and difficulty in accessing information. Luckily, there are also many ways that this process can improve.
December 18, 2019

How to Create a Safer Environment in the Workplace

Accidents happen in the workplace, but there are many steps that an employer can take to increase the safety of their employees. Although higher standards for workplace safety have helped to protect employees, the goal should be to keep working to reach a point of absolute safety, and it all starts one workplace at a time. These are some methods of making the workplace of your private practice safer.
December 17, 2019

How Can a Waiting Room Accommodate Injured Patients?

Going to the hospital is already a sign that things are bad. Patients who arrive at the hospital with an injury are likely to be in great discomfort as it is, and it will only add insult to injury if the waiting rooms are in poor condition. Patients should be able to feel comfortable, calm and taken care of while sitting in the waiting room until they receive medical attention. Below are some reasons why medical offices need to better accommodate injured patients and how they can enhance their experience by improving the quality of waiting rooms.
November 27, 2019

How the Healthcare Industry Can Battle Rising Costs

Surging health care costs have presented a burden to providers and patients for several decades now, and the problem doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Forecasters estimate that healthcare costs will continue to rise unless serious steps are taken to lower expenses. The U.S. currently has the most expensive healthcare in the world, so a further increase could spell disaster for people already struggling under massive debts and for providers desperate for ways to cut costs and save their practices. Here are a couple of practical steps to reduce cost without sacrificing quality of care.
November 1, 2019

How to Improve the Efficiency of HR Operations

The success of a business begins in the Human Resources department. It is crucial that every department undergoes through an annual audit, but it’s especially important for HR. This will determine what processes should be improved, eliminated, or changed to become more efficient.