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Week of May 18, 2024: Free sample letter for appealing claim denials + Your guide to EMRs

Weekly Newsletter, May 17, 2024
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This week, read about what patients want in a practice, how to stay profitable, and more.

Now more than ever, every dollar and every patient counts when building a thriving practice. This week, read about tips to enhance your practice's efficiency and profitability, appeal health insurance claim denials, and retain patients.

Also in this week’s issue:


What are the least stressful medical specialties?

The Intake newsletter insight May 18

Have you ever wondered which medical specialties offer the most balanced lifestyle? According to a survey, the top 5 least stressful specialties with the lowest burnout rates might surprise you: 

  • Public Health & Preventative Medicine
  • Pathology 
  • Cardiology 
  • Nephrology
  • Orthopedics 

The great news? Increased autonomy, deeper patient relationships, and fewer work hours allow independent providers to maintain a healthier work-life balance than those employed by large health systems. 

In fact, 42% of hospital system employees are considering switching to independent practices to achieve a better work-life balance.

As an independent provider, you can embrace innovation and adaptability to meet evolving patient needs while fostering strong internal relationships through open communication and employee appreciation. 

This leads to greater job satisfaction and better patient outcomes. See the complete list of least stressful specialties and learn how you can start combating burnout. 

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all you need to know about EMRs
All about EMR systems: A guide to EMRs and digital patient records

Access this comprehensive guide to learn about all aspects of electronic patient records.

That's it for this week!

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