Practice Management

Business of Medicine

Lighting a Path to Cost Savings

Well-designed lighting systems in hospitals may confer benefits such as improved patient sleep, research has found. They can also reduce costs.

Proper lighting saves money on energy and maintenance alike, according to Philips Healthcare Lighting, which...


On Abandoning Unrealistic Expectations

Which is worse: A) enduring long hours as a physician or B) enduring those hours and spending lots more time worrying about it?


Family Medicine and Work-Life Balance

Family physicians typically do not command the salaries of, say, orthopedists or plastic surgeons, and they are scarcely immune to burnout.


Laying the Groundwork for Effective Recruitment

Healthcare organizations may spend a year or more getting a new physician in place. That makes it imperative to build a solid foundation for recruitment, according to Alpharetta, Georgia-based Jackson Physician Search.


Keeping the Physician in the Physician Recruitment Process

If your goal is to bring a new provider on board, why not prioritize a physician-satisfying recruitment approach?


Patient- and Staff-Focused Office Design

Medical office staff want good pay and benefits, and patients want excellent care, right?


Physician Recruiters See Revenue Growth

Physician recruitment firms are enjoying substantially higher revenue, according to a survey by Staffing Industry Analysts and the National Association of Physician Recruiters.


Letting Physicians Be ... Physicians

Somewhere, in theory, a physician went into the profession for the sheer joy of filling out EHRs.


A Systematic Approach to Practice Improvement

Greater efficiency and effectiveness in a medical practice come from systematic effort, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).


Assessing States’ Practice Environments

Few would argue that the practice environment for physicians is the same everywhere.