How to Improve Physician-Patient Communication

Effective communication is the foundation of a positive and healthy physician-patient relationship. When this relationship is strained, patients often hold back from asking questions or sharing opinions, and end up less involved than they could be in making their own … Read More

How to Alleviate Stress and Prevent Physician Burnout

Faced with tremendous uncertainty about the future of the U.S. healthcare system, doctors stress levels are at an all-time high. Unfortunately, the combination of chronic stress and depression can lead to exhaustion, cynicism, and ineffectiveness – otherwise known as physician … Read More

ER Costs in The Spotlight

The Denver media has shown a renewed interest in emergency room (ER) charges in the wake of articles in the Denver Post highlighting the growth of free-standing ER facilities popping up all around the Denver metro area, and patients accidentally … Read More

Is Your Practice ICD-10 Ready?

In less than a month, ICD-10 goes into effect. Is your practice ready for ICD-10? If not, Clinic Service is still available to assist you. Darla McClung, Clinic Service’s resident ICD-10 expert, shares what we’ve done to get ready for … Read More

How to Navigate High-Deductible Health Plans

The rise of high-deductible health plans is one of the major health care trends to take place since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (also known Obamacare). This trend not only affects patients, but it also has a direct … Read More

Tips to Improve Your Practice’s Efficiency

Work smarter, not harder to keep your practice running as efficiently as possible: Delegate! Don't perform tasks that don't require an doctor. Examine your activities frequently, and get staff input about ways to do them more efficiently. Delegate as many … Read More

Tips to Maximize Your Practice’s Revenue Cycle

With declining Medicare reimbursements, the impending ICD-10 transition in October, and growing patient responsibility for payments, physicians are increasingly concerned about how they are going to get paid. Here are five tips to help you maximize your revenue cycle: New … Read More

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