Financial Perspectives

Financial Perspective and Advice for the Health Care professional.

This column eports on issues relevant to physicians’ and hospital executives’. This column covers the scope of their personal finances as well as corporate financial practices specific to this audience. Common topics include personal investing, corporate auditing practices, banking options, funding expansions, profitability, tax issues, and more.

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Balance waiting area amenities, patient comfort
You say you want a resolution?
New deduction for qualified business income
Protecting your medical practice from theft
The exit interview: a tool for litigation avoidance and corporate healthcare compliance
Interview questions for the administrator position
Ask ‘What else?’ first when greeting patients
Have you looked at your Quality and Resource Use Report?
Preparing a budget for the new year
Preventing physician merger hiccups down the road
How to deal with a “problem partner”
HIPAA guidance for small to mid-size medical practices
Steps to avoid embezzlement in your physician medical practice
Stay interviews: How to keep medical practice staff on the job
Best practices to improve revenue cycle performance
Getting your physician practice ready for ICD-10
Tactics to improve patient retention in your medical practice
Tax court: Doctor’s bonus from wholly-owned surgical center not reasonable
What does value-based care really mean?
How are your medical office’s communications with your patients?
Employer reimbursements of individual health insurance policies
Tapping into government backed SBA loans
Is your physician practice using a portal to communicate with your patients?
The impact of taxes on your retirement savings
Strategies to improve physician practice collections
Financial health for your practice: some easy tips for physicians
Financing a medical condo
Use financial counseling to improve collections and patient relationships
Medical practice mergers: Is bigger really better?
Financing medical equipment: Details matter
Strategic planning – Where is your ship headed?
Don’t take your eye off the ball - everyday practice must do’s
Planning to avoid or minimize the 3.8% net investment income tax
New health insurance
What are better performing medical practices doing better than their peers?
Does your clinic or healthcare organization live and breathe what you put in writing?
Accounts receivable statistics: A quick-check guide
Evaluate your medical practice
Administrator performance review criteria
Successful marketing: Four ways to improve your bottom line
Business process improvement: Best practices rather than best efforts
Summary of retirement plan options