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Physicians: Increase Patient Loyalty by Improving Customer Service

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017  

5 Quick Tips for Your Practice Consumers are taking a more proactive role today in choosing their healthcare providers. These decisions often have little to do with medical care, but result…

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To lease or buy? Four Tips for Practices on Property, Equipment

Monday, November 28th, 2016   FierceHealthcare

For physician practices, the decision about whether to own or lease big-ticket items, from office space to medical equipment, can be more complicated than it first appears. The rapid evolution…

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Seven Communication Sins Every Practice Should Avoid

Monday, November 21st, 2016   Physicians Practice

Avoiding seven common communication errors can boost the productivity of the average medical group by 80 percent. So claims Skip Weisman of Weisman Success Resources, a Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based consultancy. Weisman…

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Healthcare Data Points: Tracking Vaccine Phobia

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016   Modern Healthcare

The anti-vaccination movement is losing ground in the court of public opinion, in part because of stories like the one about the Illinois mother who changed her views after her…

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Adult Vaccine Avoidance Costs the U.S. Billions

Friday, October 14th, 2016   Health Affairs

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 42 percent of US adults ages 18 and older received the flu vaccine in the 2015–16 flu season. This…

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What You Need to Know About the 2016/2017 Flu Season

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016   www.cdc.gov

Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, and missed…

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American Academy of Pediatrics Supports Doctors Releasing Patients Who Refuse Vaccines

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016   FierceHealthcare

Seventy-three percent of pediatricians say that parents are increasingly refusing vaccines for their children because they’re not necessary, say the authors of a new study. The study is based on…

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Your critical medical supplies could be a drone away

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016   MedCity News

Drones are already being considered for news reporting, home delivery, and even new racing entertainment. Now the healthcare industry is taking a closer look at unmanned aerial vehicles, with one California company having begun…

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The Underused HPV Vaccine

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016   The New York Times Blog

You’d think that when parents are told of a vaccine that could prevent future cancers in their children, they’d leap at the chance to protect them. Alas, that is hardly…

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Office Strategies for Improving Immunization Rates

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016   American Academy of Pediatrics

Consider implementing one or more of the following strategies to improve immunization rates in your office. Standing Orders Standing orders for immunizations include office policies, procedures, and orders to provide…

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