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Tips for Improving Physician Engagement and Meeting Attendance

Physician engagement is essential to a healthcare organization’s success. Group practices and health systems as well as hospitals and other facilities with high levels of physician engagement realize increases in significant areas—such as performance, efficiency, inpatient and outpatient referrals, and revenue—according to a study highlighted by the Gallup Business Journal.

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Best Practices for Physicians When Posting on Social Media

While having a social media presence is a relatively new idea for physicians, advantages to building an online presence as a practitioner include making professional connections and taking control of your own reputation. If you have decided that you want to be on social media, the immediate consideration is how to do it well. It’s worthwhile spending a little energy deciding what your social media strategy will be.

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Welcoming a New Clinician to Your Healthcare Organization

When preparing for the arrival of a physician, advanced practice provider, or CRNA, undoubtedly, you want to ensure the new clinician feels welcome, comfortable, and equipped. Here are seven steps to make a provider’s arrival at your hospital or health system a thoroughly positive experience.

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5 Ways Hospital Leaders Can Address Financial Challenges

As findings from the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey regarding issues top of mind among hospital CEOs revealed earlier this year, economic challenges remain the most pressing concern affecting healthcare organizations today.

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4 Free Smartphone Apps Every Physician Could Use

More clinicians are embracing mHealth today more than ever before. Smartphones and tablets—as well as the apps they support—afford providers incredible flexibility and access to countless valuable resources.

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Tips for Residents, Young Doctors on Managing Loan Debt

Debt is a significant problem that many graduates face, particularly residents. According to StudentDebtRelief.us, in 2016, the average medical school debt was roughly $190,000, with approximately 25 percent of grads shouldering debts greater than $200,000. Of course, these figures do not include credit card debt, a mortgage, and/or other loans that residents and new doctors may carry.

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Healthcare Ridesharing Helps in Recovery of Lost Patient Revenues

And four more news items for hospital administrators, health system leaders, practice managers, and other healthcare executives to peruse this week.

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5 Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Seasoned Physicians

Many physicians practice beyond the Social Security full-benefit retirement age, which is currently 66 years and two months for people born in 1955 and will gradually rise to 67 for those born in 1960 or later. Moreover, according to A Census of Actively Licensed Physicians in the United States, 2016, published by the Federation of State Medical Boards last year, nearly 20 percent of actively licensed physicians in the U.S. and District of Columbia are between 60 and 69 years of age and 10 percent are 70 and over.

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Welcoming a New Clinician to Your Healthcare Organization

When preparing for the arrival of a physician, advanced practice provider, or CRNA, you want to ensure the new clinician feels welcome, comfortable, and well-equipped. Here are seven steps to make a provider’s arrival at your hospital or health system a thoroughly positive experience.

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Practices with Higher Number of Nonphysicians See More Profits

And four more news items for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs to peruse this week.