practice management

Coding and Practice Management Events

By the time any reasonable person reads this, I will be giving or have given a talk at the local AAP VT Fall meeting here in Burlington. I am quite flattered that Dr. Aakre thought me capable of being sandwiched in among the likes of Drs. Barry Heath...
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When asked to address the nature of an IPA on the SOAPM list recently, this is what Chip Harbaugh (the other Chip Har...) had to say. It is worth repeating. I have taken mild grammatic liberty
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I wonder what kind of stories the reps tell when they get back to the mothership after a day among the serfs? "Boy, I got this one practice to sign that confidentiality agreement by telling them that we never enforce it..."
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Excel 2007 Bugs

In a previous piece, I wrote about small businesses needing to consider using a variety of Open Source (or free) software programs to run their offices - it's often safer, more secure, more stable, and a lot cheaper.
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Open Source Software

Not enough time is spent thinking of pediatric offices as small businesses. There are lessons learned in other businesses that pediatricians can and should apply to their own. If you spend any time around me (or PCC) you'll eventually hear a sermon o...
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Executive Salaries

Lest anyone think I'm a communist, I want to make it clear that I don't think a single-payor system is the sole solution to the health care problems in the US. I don't, however, think it's the Bogey Man that many in our business think it is. I have a...
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

Available on iTunes
A few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of being invited back to the EntreMD podcast with Dr. Una.  Apparently, our last podcast was her most popular podcast in all of 2020!
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