Friday, October 19, 2012

Staying Solo: Best Practices

Many doctors are throwing in the towel and seeking the perceived safety of an employed position.  The rest of us independent stalwarts continue to fight on in the struggle to remain independent, profitable, and happy.  How do we do it.
  1. Electronic claims submission
  2. Electronic payment posting
  3. Realtime eligibility verification
  4. Bidirectional laboratory interfacing
  5. Integrated EMR/PM system, ie and EHR
  6. Point of care bill collecting
  7. Aggressive collection practices
  8. Answer phones 24/7
  9. Easy and convenient scheduling
  10. Total commitment to patient well being and outcomes

Good luck and enjoy the ride.

The IU