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Leading Complex Organizations

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Leading Complex Organizations

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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...

31½ Essentials for Running Your Medical Practice

31½ Essentials for Running Your Medical Practice

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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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Practical Tools for Physician Self-Care

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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...

7 Ways to Stop Drama in Your Healthcare Practice

7 Ways to Stop Drama in Your Healthcare Practice

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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, President of Greenbranch Publishing. The...

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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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...

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

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

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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...

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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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...

Cutting Costs in the Medical Practice 2nd Edition

Cutting Costs in the Medical Practice 2nd Edition

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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...

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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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...

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...

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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"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...

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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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...

Building Physician Wellness

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Building Physician Wellness

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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...

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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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...

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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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...

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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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...

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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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...

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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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...

Own the Phone: Proven Ways of Handling Calls, Securing Appointments, and Growing Your Healthcare Practice

Own the Phone: Proven Ways of Handling Calls, Securing Appointments, and Growing Your Healthcare Practice

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Healthcare Practices, Turn Your Phone Into A Growth Machine This book offers proven methods for securing appointments and expanding practice growth through smart use of your phone. Also available in...

Physician Alignment: Ensuring Success with Negotiations, Payment Systems, and Education of Stakeholders

Physician Alignment: Ensuring Success with Negotiations, Payment Systems, and Education of Stakeholders

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The book is the result on hands-on experience from working with clients and understanding of impact of latest changes in accountable care era payment systems. Also available in these eBook...

Physician-Hospital Alignment and Compensation Models: The Second Generation

Physician-Hospital Alignment and Compensation Models: The Second Generation

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New book helps hospital and health system leaders and physicians enter into better contracts in a value-based world. The current era of healthcare alignment among physicians, hospitals, and outside independent...

Physicians at the Bargaining Table: Alignment, Clinical Integration, Value-based Contracting and Population Health Management

Physicians at the Bargaining Table: Alignment, Clinical Integration, Value-based Contracting and Population Health Management

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Today’s practicing physicians tend to feel hemmed in by the pressures to align with other entities imposed upon them through the changing structures in health care. Also available in these...

Physician – Time to Invest in Yourself: Work-Life Balance, the Needs of the Patient, and Medical-Legal Risk Management

Physician – Time to Invest in Yourself: Work-Life Balance, the Needs of the Patient, and Medical-Legal Risk Management

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Do you feel as if you race from patient to patient and procedure to procedure without time to pause and reflect?  Do you feel that you are melting down both...

Quality Care, Affordable Care: How Physicians Can Reduce Variation and Lower Healthcare Costs

Quality Care, Affordable Care: How Physicians Can Reduce Variation and Lower Healthcare Costs

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Book Offers Keys to Putting Doctors in Control Now that health insurance reform has been passed and upheld by the Supreme Court, the real job of reducing the cost of...

RVUs at Work: Relative Value Units in a Changing Reimbursement World 3rd Edition

RVUs at Work: Relative Value Units in a Changing Reimbursement World 3rd Edition

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Sure, you're busy. But is your medical practice productive? RVUs at Work: Relative Value Units in a Changing Reimbursement World, 3rd Ed. is a practical print (and eBook) by Coker...

Secrets of The Best-Run Practices 3rd Edition

Secrets of The Best-Run Practices 3rd Edition

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Secrets of the Best-Run Practices delivers timely solutions for the critical challenges that medical practices face every day from front desk service, to workflow efficiency, to effective billing and collections,...

Take Back Time: Bringing Time Management to Medicine

Take Back Time: Bringing Time Management to Medicine

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Cure your practice’s “chronic crisis management” syndrome! Do constant disruptions, priority shifts, scheduling nightmares, rising costs, coding errors, reimbursement hassles and spiking workloads have everyone in your medical practice working...

The Employed Physician: Your Essential Guide to the Business of Medicine

The Employed Physician: Your Essential Guide to the Business of Medicine

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New book gives physicians the business know-how to succeed as an "employed physician." More and more physicians are opting for employed positions, either when starting their careers or in transitioning...

The Field Guide to Physician Coding 4th Edition

The Field Guide to Physician Coding 4th Edition

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"All Physicians can increase their revenue and improve their compensation through accurate coding. This book tells you how." The Field Guide to Physician Coding, 4th Edition delivers a payload of...

The Handbook for Credentialing Healthcare Providers

The Handbook for Credentialing Healthcare Providers

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This handbook enables your organization to systemize the tedious, ongoing, and mandatory process of credentialing your medical staff - and to understand why you must! Also available in these eBook...

The High-Performing Medical Practice: Workflow, Practice Finances, and Patient-Centric Care

The High-Performing Medical Practice: Workflow, Practice Finances, and Patient-Centric Care

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Master the Principles That Will Ensure Your Healthcare Practice’s Survival It used to be that if you were a good physician, a profitable medical practice followed. But that’s not true...

The Medical Practice Start-Up Guide

The Medical Practice Start-Up Guide

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If you’re starting a practice or joining one, here’s clear guidance for avoiding frustrations and costly mistakes. You’ve spent years preparing to provide high-quality clinical care. You’ve dreamed of starting...

The Patient-Centered Payoff: Driving Practice Growth Through Image, Culture and Patient Experience

The Patient-Centered Payoff: Driving Practice Growth Through Image, Culture and Patient Experience

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Book Shares Critical Steps in Building A Patient-Centered Organization and a Professional Practice Image For the first time medical practices and organizations are about to see their income either increase...

The Prescription for Financial Health An Authoritative Guide for Physicians 2nd Edition

The Prescription for Financial Health An Authoritative Guide for Physicians 2nd Edition

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PLAN, EXECUTE, FOLLOW-THROUGH No matter what age you are, or how long you've been in practice, you can realize a successful financial future Also available in these eBook formats. Kindle...

The Three Stages of a Physician's Career: Navigating from Training to Beyond Retirement

The Three Stages of a Physician's Career: Navigating from Training to Beyond Retirement

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Comprehensive Career and Practice Management Skills for All Physicians and Physicians-in-Training Today's medical graduates are superbly trained to practice state-of-the art clinical medicine.  However, only in rare instances are they...

Think Business! Medical Practice Quality, Efficiency, Profits 2nd Edition

Think Business! Medical Practice Quality, Efficiency, Profits 2nd Edition

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If you own, run, or have anything to do with a medical practice, you must read this book. Thousands of physicians and practice managers have relied on the previous edition...

Time to Sell? Guide to Selling a Physician Practice: Value, Options, Alternatives 3rd Edition

Time to Sell? Guide to Selling a Physician Practice: Value, Options, Alternatives 3rd Edition

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Best-Selling book for physicians, now in its 3rd edition, helps doctors make the best deals. Tired of struggling with falling reimbursements and rising costs and complexity, physicians are selling their...

Tweets, Likes, and Liabilities: Online and Electronic Risk to the Healthcare Professional

Tweets, Likes, and Liabilities: Online and Electronic Risk to the Healthcare Professional

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Social media offers healthcare practices a vehicle to attract patients and potential employees, but also presents risk to healthcare providers. This essential book will give you peace of mind by...

Unlocking the Value of NPs and PAs: Increase Revenue and Create a Healthy and Thriving Practice with Midlevel Providers

Unlocking the Value of NPs and PAs: Increase Revenue and Create a Healthy and Thriving Practice with Midlevel Providers

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This new book discusses what employers can expect when hiring advanced practice providers and how to help midlevel providers in their practices reach their full potential. The book suggests actionable...

What It's Like to Become a Doctor:  A Year-by-Year Journey from Medical Student to Practicing Physician

What It's Like to Become a Doctor:  A Year-by-Year Journey from Medical Student to Practicing Physician

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Dr. Matthew Moeller steps up and provides an educated voice on the challenges confronting all doctors-in-training, ultimately seeking a way forward for more efficient and better patient care. This book...