Hourly Costs (Snow Days)

From an intrepid reader: I want to figure out how much $ it costs our company when we close early, open late, and/or don’t open at all. The past few “snow days” caused us to close early one day, close one whole day and open late another. In the past, and per our handbook, we …

Pediatrician As Specialist (CA AAP Chapter 1 in Tahoe)

All the cool people – well, cool people plus myself – will be gathering at the Resort of Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, CA from April 25 to 27, 2014 for the CA AAP Chapter 1 meeting.  Coolest of all will be Susanne Madden, who is going to discuss PCMH.  I believe I am doing …

Two Great Ideas – Keeping Track of Contracts and Background Checks

Everything smart that I ever share is a shameless ripoff of someone else’s idea.  Here are two examples from this week alone. First, I lamented to Dr. Brandy McCray that I’d run into some practices who hadn’t tracked their partnered vendors’ contract renewal dates and, as a result, had evergreened a series of contracts.  Getting …