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Operation Five-Star: Service Excellence in the Medical Practice - Cultural Competency, Post-Adverse Events, and Patient Engagement

Operation Five-Star: Service Excellence in the Medical Practice - Cultural Competency, Post-Adverse Events, and Patient Engagement

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Regular Price: $65

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You must increase the level of customer service in your medical practice, but where to start? In the past, Five-Star Service was perhaps one of the most underestimated concepts in...

Non Fee-for-Service Revenue Cycle Management: Managing Patient Service and Clinical Performance to Maximize Healthcare Practice Profit

Non Fee-for-Service Revenue Cycle Management: Managing Patient Service and Clinical Performance to Maximize Healthcare Practice Profit

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Regular Price: $68

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As the healthcare system migrates from the fee for service (FFS) model to a variety of non-fee for service (non-FFS) payment systems, practices/HCOs will be seeking strategies and tactics to...

Lean Six Sigma for the Medical Practice Improving Profitability by Improving Processes

Lean Six Sigma for the Medical Practice Improving Profitability by Improving Processes

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Regular Price: $89

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24 process improvement tools to boost efficiency so more of the revenues that come in go directly to the bottom line. With medical practices facing financial challenges - and lagging...

Keys to EMR/EHR Success Selecting and Implementing an Electronic Medical Record, 2nd Edition

Keys to EMR/EHR Success Selecting and Implementing an Electronic Medical Record, 2nd Edition

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Regular Price: $139

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Comprehensively covers the selection and implementation of electronic medical records for the physician practice. The Second Edition of the breakthrough book for medical practices eager to minimize the costs, confusion...

Integrating Behavioral Health into The Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide

Integrating Behavioral Health into The Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide

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Regular Price: $89

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Integrating Behavioral Health into the Medical Home: A Rapid Implementation Guide offers up- to-the-minute guidance on how to integrate behavioral health (BH) into primary care in a manner which is...

Integrated Ambulatory Care: Key Growth Strategies for Small and Rural Hospitals

Integrated Ambulatory Care: Key Growth Strategies for Small and Rural Hospitals

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Regular Price: $69

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From stand-alone small rural hospitals to facilities that are part of a multi-hospital system, challenges exist to maintain market strength as patients migrate towards larger centers for care. Greenbranch Publishing...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Healthcare Sector: From Idea to Funding to Launch

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Healthcare Sector: From Idea to Funding to Launch

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Regular Price: $249

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"Over the past 10 years, my academic colleagues and I have successfully started two medical device companies from self-generated device and methods patents. In retrospect, I can tell you that...

Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill The U.S. Economy

Flatlining: How Healthcare Could Kill The U.S. Economy

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How Healthcare Could Crash the Economy - And How We Can Stop It Washington DC is stalemated on what to do with the Affordable Care Act. The Republican’s don’t have...

Establishing, Managing and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices

Establishing, Managing and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices

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Regular Price: $64

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Don't Let Internet Critics Spoil Your Reputation Online health information combined with social media channels like Twitter and Facebook has created a new generation of patients. They are empowered. They...

Cutting Costs in the Medical Practice 2nd Edition

Cutting Costs in the Medical Practice 2nd Edition

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Regular Price: $60

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High profits in the medical practice are no longer a given. Even the most successful practice must manage costs effectively to stay viable. The ever-changing healthcare environment also dictates that...

Choosing Autonomy: The Physician's Guide to Returning to Private Practice

Choosing Autonomy: The Physician's Guide to Returning to Private Practice

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Regular Price: $70

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Physician Employment in a Large Organization is Not for Everyone. "Most of my colleagues who are employed by hospitals are miserable." Anonymous physician Physicians, minimize risky decisions by reading this...

Auditing Physician Services: Verifying Accuracy in Physicians Services and E/M Coding Third Edition (2017)

Auditing Physician Services: Verifying Accuracy in Physicians Services and E/M Coding Third Edition (2017)

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Regular Price: $189

Member Price: $161

Take the steps to audit your own practice ... before the Government or Third-Party Payer does! Protect your practice from governmental and third-party payer audits! This book explains complex reimbursement...

Advancing Excellence in Healthcare Quality: 40 Strategies for Improving Patient Outcomes and Providing, Safe, High-Quality Healthcare

Advancing Excellence in Healthcare Quality: 40 Strategies for Improving Patient Outcomes and Providing, Safe, High-Quality Healthcare

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Regular Price: $44

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Do you feel as though your patients' care is becoming so fragmented that something important might get missed? Do you wonder why deadly medication errors continue to happen despite using...

7 Ways to Stop Drama in Your Healthcare Practice

7 Ways to Stop Drama in Your Healthcare Practice

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Regular Price: $289

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By Marlene Chism This program includes a learning guide, a 130 page handbook, and a 90 minute audio presentation by Marlene Chism and Nancy Collins, Sr. VP for Content Procurement...

31½ Essentials for Running Your Medical Practice

31½ Essentials for Running Your Medical Practice

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Regular Price: $70

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Enjoy new control of your practice, profits, people ... and life! Is there a formula for running a practice that focuses on healing while still letting you enjoy robust profitability...

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3 Total CME

Building Your Online Presence

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Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Creating and managing your online presence can be a challenge, but recent studies show that it may be of vital importance for today’s physicians. This course introduces health care professionals...

Leading Problem Solving

3 Total CME

Leading Problem Solving

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Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Problem solving requires courage, ingenuity, fact-finding, and above all else, good communication. It is the essence of what leaders exist to do. With an insurmountable list of problems developing daily,...

Building Physician Wellness

3 Total CME

Building Physician Wellness

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Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

The physical and psychological tolls of burnout are widely researched today, but what is burnout really and how does it affect physicians? Building Physician Wellness takes a top-down approach to...

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4 Total CME

Practical Tools for Physician Self-Care

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Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

With upwards of 50% of physicians suffering from burnout, having knowledge of the research and theory behind this destructive force may be key to combatting these problems once and for...

Leading Complex Organizations

4 Total CME

Leading Complex Organizations

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Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

The job of a health care leader is never easy. Those leading complex organizations must be able to successfully manage many moving parts during times of change, crisis, conflict, and...

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups

3 Total CME

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups

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Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Managing Task Forces, Committees and Work Groups: How to Get a Reputation as a Good Leader Running a small group is an important undertaking, and leaders have a challenging role...

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3 Total CME

Assessing the Health of Your Organization

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Regular Price: $270

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Assessing the Health of Your Organization Many leaders hesitate to respond to organizational health concerns because the solutions seem out of reach. Assessing the health of an organization can be...

Interdisciplinary Relationship Management

4 Total CME

Interdisciplinary Relationship Management

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Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Managing professional relationships is something that all physicians must do every day. However, this skill isn’t as easy as it sounds. With different personalities, priorities, and approaches to communication, relationships...

Proceed Until Apprehended

4 Total CME

Proceed Until Apprehended

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Regular Price: $360

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Proceed Until Apprehended: Building a Culture of Trust Leaders are able to build organizational trust when the workplace is consistent, predictable, and non-threatening. Creating this type of environment might feel...

How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time - Soft Cover

How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time - Soft Cover

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Regular Price: $40

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Break through the chaos that surrounds health care and harness the power to create positive change. That’s the message you’ll hear loud and clear in the insightful book How Physicians...

So You're On the Ethics Committee

So You're On the Ethics Committee

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Regular Price: $51

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A uniquely succinct "how-to" book on gaining and using influence in organizations. You’ll learn key aspects of how organizations behave and how collections of individuals and their behaviors drive organizational...

Embracing Change

3.5 Total CME

Embracing Change

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Regular Price: $350

Member Price: $298

The ability to embrace change is essential to being successful as a leader, but, for many, the natural response to change is fear or resistance. Fortunately, we can train our minds...

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3.5 Total CME

Transition from Management to Leadership

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Regular Price: $330

Member Price: $281

Medical training programs can fall short when it comes to preparing physicians for future leadership positions. In this course, you’ll learn how to successfully transition from a management to a...

The Numbers a CEO Needs to Know

5 Total CME

The Numbers a CEO Needs to Know

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Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

It’s no secret that CEOs need to maintain a significant level of knowledge about their organization’s financial status, but how much do they really need to know? This course introduces...

Establish a Just Culture

4 Total CME

Establish a Just Culture

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Regular Price: $360

Member Price: $306

Gain access to the simple, fundamental principles required to transform the culture of a team or department. With these principles, leaders can open lines of communication with team members, foster...

Develop Effective Teams

5 Total CME

Develop Effective Teams

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Regular Price: $500

Member Price: $425

Learning how to work effectively in teams has become a crucial skill in today’s workplace. Those tasked with leading teams are presented with challenges that must be dealt with efficiently....

Mastering Physician Engagement

5 Total CME

Mastering Physician Engagement

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Regular Price: $450

Member Price: $383

Discover how to create stable relationships between physicians and the workplace. Use the strategies here to build physician trust, provide performance feedback and implement change. Explore key elements designed to...

Create Systems for Quality

3 Total CME

Create Systems for Quality

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Regular Price: $270

Member Price: $230

Unlock the step-by-step method for basic system design and gain access to the fundamentals of systems thinking. The course walks through basic system design, testing, and validation, system scaling, system...

Population Health Essentials for Physician Leaders

16 Total CME

Population Health Essentials for Physician Leaders

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Regular Price: $1,440

Member Price: $1,224

This course covers the challenges faced and solutions created by 21st century health care providers.  Physician leaders will study new ideologies on how prevention and quality outcomes are linked to...

Medical Malpractice Risk Management, 2nd edition

Medical Malpractice Risk Management, 2nd edition

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$45

In a quick, concise way, learn how the law affects you and your practice. Gain strategies to mitigate the risk of litigation and best practices for your office. You’ll also...

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MD 2.0: Physician Leadership for the Information Age

MD 2.0: Physician Leadership for the Information Age

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$55

Health care challenges today are no longer adequately addressed by the traditional paternalistic physician role. Health care must be physician-led, but patient-centered. Effective leadership must be collaborative rather than authoritarian,...

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Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management

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$14

Women now comprise 50 percent or more of most U.S. medical school classes, yet relatively few female physicians fill the most senior management positions within the health care system. Here,...

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Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd edition

Essentials of Medical Management, 2nd edition

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$27

Packed with 15 chapters of sound advice on everything from marketing strategies, health care quality and medical errors to health law, finance and conflict management, Essentials of Medical Management ,...

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Leading Physicians through Change - How to Achieve and Sustain Results 2nd Edition

Leading Physicians through Change - How to Achieve and Sustain Results 2nd Edition

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$33

Discover proven techniques to overcome physician resistance and move an organization forward through change.The change management framework described in the book builds on theories from social science research and two...

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Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer

Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer

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$39

Experts from the renowned Jefferson School of Population Health in Philadelphia, Pa., united to assemble this insightful and authoritative guide to health care quality, a must-have book for any clinician...

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Credentialing & Privileging for Accountable Care

Credentialing & Privileging for Accountable Care

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$45

Credentialing and Privileging for Accountable Care, answers the credentialing needs of over 40,000 US hospitals as they scramble to implement a more robust credentialing process and meet the requirements of...

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Inspired Physician Leadership: Creating Influence and Impact

Inspired Physician Leadership: Creating Influence and Impact

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$45

Physician leadership is a powerful force in the future of health care. Our book, Inspired Physician Leadership, offers insights into ways to strengthen your leadership and management skills. It serves...

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How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time - Kindle eBook

How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One Innovation at a Time - Kindle eBook

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$24

Break through the chaos that surrounds health care and harness the power to create positive change. That's the message you'll hear loud and clear in the insightful book How Physicians...

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Taming Disruptive Behavior

Taming Disruptive Behavior

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Regular Price: $50

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Disruptive behavior can happen in any workplace, but when it hits healthcare organizations, it can have dramatic impacts on patient care. In this definitive book by two expert therapists who...

Medical Malpractice Risk Management, 2nd edition

Medical Malpractice Risk Management, 2nd edition

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $46

Member Price: $39

In a quick, concise way, learn how the law affects you and your practice. Gain strategies to mitigate the risk of litigation and best practices for your office. You’ll also...

Leading Physicians Through Change

Leading Physicians Through Change

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Regular Price: $56

Member Price: $48

Discover proven techniques to overcome physician resistance and move an organization forward through change.The change management framework described in the book builds on theories from social science research and two...

Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer

Health Care Quality: The Clinician's Primer

Books Soft Cover
 
Regular Price: $66

Member Price: $56

Experts from the renowned Jefferson School of Population Health in Philadelphia, Pa., united to assemble this insightful and authoritative guide to health care quality, a must-have book for any clinician...