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Boost your practice: Weekly tips for healthcare pros

Every Saturday, The Intake brings you a curated selection of expert tips, free eBooks, in-depth reports, and comprehensive guides. Designed specifically for independent healthcare practices, doctors, and medical billing companies, our newsletter is more than just information — it's a transformation for your practice.

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The Intake featured image May 25
Week of May 25, 2024: Quiz: How efficient is your practice? + The key to patient retention

This week, access tips to improve coding accuracy, support patients’ mental health, and more. Mental Health Awareness Month is the perfect opportunity to educate your patients about mental health resources and services available in your community. By promoting open discussions, reducing stigma, and providing support for mental well-being, you can prioritize mental health alongside physical […]

May 24, 2024
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The Intake featured image May 18
Week of May 18, 2024: Free sample letter for appealing claim denials + Your guide to EMRs

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 […]

May 17, 2024
Week of May 11, 2024: How to attract and retain more patients + Boost practice productivity

Find out what patients really want to keep them coming back. We hope all mothers have a wonderful, relaxing Mother’s Day tomorrow! This week, we take a deep dive into what really matters to patients with insights from our 2024 Patient Perspective survey. Plus, attract and retain more patients with our tips for creating a […]

May 10, 2024
healthcare observances calendar
healthcare observances calendar
Week of May 4, 2024: Free May healthcare observances calendar + How to complete with large health systems

Try these tips to boost your practice’s efficiency and productivity. May the 4th Be With You whether you’re enjoying Star Wars Day, Cinco de Mayo, or the new streaming releases from the comfort of home — we hope you’re having a relaxing weekend! National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and we celebrate our dedicated nurse […]

May 3, 2024
Medical billing company manager reads about marketing your billing company to mental health practices
Medical billing company manager reads about marketing your billing company to mental health practices
Week of April 27, 2024: Free marketing guide and more

This week, get strategies to get paid, tips to reduce no-shows, and more. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the perfect time to educate your patients, share valuable resources, and highlight any mental health services and support your practice provides.  If you’re leading a mental health practice, discover how Tebra’s all-in-one platform can help you […]

April 26, 2024
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EHRs for independent practices
EHRs for independent practices
Week of April 20, 2024: 12 Patient Experience Week ideas

This week, get the latest news on how the Change Healthcare cyberattack is affecting independent practices and more. Celebrate Patient Experience Week (PX Week) starting April 29 by prioritizing empathy, communication, and patient engagement in your practice. This sets a standard for excellence that keeps patients coming back. Try these Patient Experience Week ideas to […]

April 19, 2024
Cybersecurity in healthcare
Cybersecurity in healthcare
Week of April 13, 2024: Free cybersecurity guide for your practice

This week, get strategies to maximize your practice’s success National Healthcare Decisions Day is observed on April 16 — an excellent opportunity to educate your patients about the importance of advance care planning. Consider providing resources and guidance to your patients on completing advance directives, living wills, and other essential documents to ensure their end-of-life wishes […]

April 12, 2024
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The Intake featured image April 6
Week of April 6, 2024: 2024 guide to MIPS & MACRA

This week, read essential RCM news, patient privacy tips, and more. World Health Day is tomorrow, and this year’s theme is “My health, my right.” The World Health Organization chose this theme to advocate for the right of all people to have access to quality health services, safe drinking water, decent working and environmental conditions, […]

April 6, 2024
The Intake newsletter for March 30. 2024
The Intake newsletter for March 30. 2024
Week of Mar 30, 2024: Free April healthcare observances calendar inside

This week, learn how to reduce no-shows, prevent staff burnout, and more. On National Doctors’ Day, we celebrate your dedication and commitment to making a positive impact on countless individuals’ lives as you work tirelessly to improve the health and well-being of your patients — ultimately making a profound difference in the world. World Autism […]

March 29, 2024
Week of Mar 23, 2024: Tips to future-proof your practice

Welcome to spring, the season of growth! Take a look at this week’s tips that’ll help your practice thrive in today’s competitive healthcare landscape:

March 22, 2024
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The Intake featured image March 16 2024
Week of March 16, 2024: 12 Patient Experience Week ideas to celebrate staff and patients

This week, access tips to increase your practice’s revenue, attract more patients, and more. As we celebrate the festive spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we hope you’ve had a wonderful week filled with good fortune and health. With National Poison Prevention Week on the horizon starting tomorrow, it’s an opportune moment to spread awareness about […]

March 16, 2024
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The Intake featured image March 9 2024
Week of March 9, 2024: What your practice needs to know about the Change Healthcare outage

This week, discover how to get paid faster, support your patients, and more. On February 21, Change Healthcare, a major player in healthcare data exchange that handles 15 billion transactions a year and connects with 1 in 3 patient records in the US, was hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has caused significant operational […]

March 9, 2024
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The Intake featured image March 2 2024
Week of March 2, 2024: Which physician specialties experience the highest burnout rates?

This week, access your free March healthcare calendar, tips to collect payments, and more. 🎉 Celebrate National Dentist’s Day on March 6! Discover 7 innovative ways to engage your patients and illuminate the dedication of your dental team. Plus, in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, let’s recognize the phenomenal women shaping healthcare. […]

March 2, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 24 2024
Week of February 24, 2024: Patient scheduling and retention tactics to keep your calendar full

This week, get strategies to improve the patient experience, attract the best staff, and more. Grab a cup of tea and discover ways to set your practice apart with the insights in this week’s issue: Plus, get strategies to reduce patient no-shows and cancellations with our free guide. CHART OF THE WEEK Tebra surveyed over […]

February 24, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 17 2024
Week of February 17, 2024: Free digital marketing cheatsheet to grow your practice

This week, equip yourself to successfully navigate RADV, patient education, and more. We hope you’re enjoying a relaxing Presidents’ Day weekend. This week, we cover 2 major shifts in healthcare: the transition to value-based reimbursement models and a projected increase in Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) audits. Find out how to prepare your practice to […]

February 17, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 10 2024
Week of February 10, 2024: Attract more patients in 2024 with this guide

This week, access tips to boost your revenue, retain patients, and more. Happy Lunar New Year to those who celebrate — we wish you a year filled with health and good fortune. Valentine’s Day is around the corner too, and the week ahead features heart-focused dates to remember: To all the health professionals who are […]

February 10, 2024
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The Intake featured image February 3 2024
Week of February 3, 2024: Thrive digitally with key tech advances for independent practices

This week, dive into digital trends, RCM essentials, and more. Welcome to this week’s edition of The Intake, where we’re embracing significant dates to highlight the intersection of healthcare and societal awareness. As we don National Wear Red Day attire to raise visibility for heart health, we also gear up for World Cancer Day, reflecting […]

February 3, 2024
Week of January 27, 2024: How to excel as an independent provider in 2024

This week, get your free February healthcare observances calendar, ensure you’re meeting patient portal expectations, and more. Tomorrow is Data Privacy Day, an international event occurring every year on January 28. As breaches of sensitive patient data rise, healthcare providers must bolster security to retain patient trust.  Adhering to HIPAA regulations and training staff on […]

January 27, 2024
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The Intake featured image January 20 2024
Week of January 20, 2024: How to protect patient privacy in the digital age

This week, gain insights into attracting new patients, 2024 coding updates, and more. January 23 is Maternal Health Awareness Day, an observation focusing on the health and well-being of mothers during and after pregnancy. This is an opportunity for healthcare providers to support expectant and new moms and raise awareness with thoughtful marketing initiatives.  Providers […]

January 20, 2024
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The Intake featured image January 13 2024
Week of January 13, 2024: How to choose a practice administrator

This week, uncover tips for practicing cultural competence, calculating your no-show rate, and more. In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman.” As we honor Dr. King’s legacy in the ongoing fight for equality and justice, we are reminded of […]

January 13, 2024
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The Intake featured image January 6 2024
Week of January 6, 2024: Free downloadable January health observances calendar

This week, access a sample letter for appealing claim denials, find out the best waiting room music, and more. Happy New Year! We hope your 2024 is off to a great start. This week, we have a downloadable January calendar that’s full of important dates and health observances to help your practice plan your monthly […]

January 6, 2024
Get expert tips, guides, and valuable insights for your medical practice

Get expert tips, guides, and valuable insights for your healthcare practice