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NEW: Solve Your Practice Pain Points with Practice Solutions Online

NEW: Solve Your Practice Pain Points with Practice Solutions Online Aesthetic Society News – Spring 2019  by Cheryl Toth Is your practice as efficient and financially successful as you want it to be? Terrific—stop reading and go celebrate. But if you think your practice is in need of some improvements, keep reading: The Aesthetic Society...

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Strategies and Scripts for 4 Common Objections

Strategies and Scripts for 4 Common Objections Aesthetic Society News – Spring 2019  by Karen Zupko After decades of educating and advising aesthetic practices, I can tell you that the topic of how to handle objections is as de rigueur today as it was twenty years ago. Whether you are a new patient care coordinator...

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Four Tips for Avoiding Data Breaches

Four Tips for Avoiding Data Breaches AAOSNow – April 2019  by Michael R. Marks, MD According to a new report by Radware, a provider of load balancing and cybersecurity services for data centers, the average cost of a cyberattack now exceeds $1 million. Furthermore, 37 percent of the organizations that have been attacked experienced subsequent damage to...

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Selling your practice? Clean up the coding first.

Selling your practice? Clean up the coding first. Physicians Practice Pearls – March 2019  by Karen Zupko As more and more practices are courted for acquisition, our firm is being engaged by both buyers and sellers to evaluate the accuracy of coding and documentation, and the efficiency of the revenue cycle. The results of these...

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Do Your Cybersecurity Polices Need a Checkup?

Do Your Cybersecurity Polices Need a Checkup? AAOSNow – March 2019  by Michael R. Marks, MD When was the last time you reviewed your cybersecurity policies? If you can’t recall, you’re overdue. Such policies are critical for protecting patient and other sensitive data in your network and reducing the risk of breaches that can cause reputational...

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5 Tips to Boost Efficiency for the Front Office

5 Tips to Boost Efficiency for the Front Office Medical Office Manager – March 2019  by Cheyenne Brinson The front office is the face of the practice, the first impression for the patient, and the beginning of the revenue cycle. They are tasked with multiple assignments, competing priorities, and a sense of urgency from everyone, yet asked...

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Are Online Coding Discussions Putting Your Practice at Risk?

Are Online Coding Discussions Putting Your Practice at Risk? Medical Office Manager – October 2018 by Cheryl Toth, MBA Here’s an email we recently saw while monitoring a specialty coding listserv: Subject: Acromioplasty and hardware removal with total shoulder arthroplasty Hello All, We have a surgeon that says I am not an aggressive coder because I...

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Protect Your Practice Against Payer Audits with These Preparedness Strategies

Protect Your Practice Against Payer Audits with These Preparedness Strategies Healio ⋅ Orthopedics Today – September 2018 by Cheryl Toth, MBA The top two things that can trigger a payer audit are computer algorithms and coding outliers, according to attorney Patricia Hofstra, a partner at Duane Morris LLC. “It’s almost guaranteed that if you bill a lot...

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