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National Nurses Day, Week, and Month
National Nurses Day, Week, and Month
Ways to celebrate National Nurses Day, Week, and Month

Nurses touch virtually every aspect of the spectrum of care, and it’s time they receive the credit they deserve.

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Physician smiles while reading about the least stressful medical specialties on tablet
What are the least stressful medical specialties?

According to a recent survey, these are the least stressful medical specialties.

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Doctor looks through window pondering solutions to physician burnout
Physician burnout by specialty 2024: Navigating stress in the healthcare industry

Read about the top causes of physician burnout and why independent practitioners have an advantage over health-system providers.

40+ interesting facts about doctors and independent practices to celebrate National Doctors Day

We’re wishing a happy National Doctors Day to providers by sharing over 40 interesting stats on doctors and independent practices.

employee retention in healthcare
employee retention in healthcare
Why employee retention is key to optimizing practice operations

Improving employee retention is a key to optimizing operations across cost efficiency, care delivery, and practice success.

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medical billing employee retention strategies
Employee retention strategies for medical billing companies

Facing high employee turnover? Unlock employee retention and business success with these tips for medical billing companies.

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NP stands smiling with other medical professionals happy to be a leader in nurse practitioner disruptive innovation
Are nurse practitioners disruptive innovators in healthcare?

Nurse practitioners have a vital role in the future of healthcare. Here are 3 ways that NPs are at the forefront of innovation in patient care.

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healthcare worker shortages analysis
Healthcare job availability amid the Kaiser Permanente strike

Tebra analyzed current healthcare open positions on Indeed.com to evaluate worker demand amid the healthcare worker shortage crisis

Physician and medical practice staff member work on improving employee morale in healthcare by automating tasks
Physician and medical practice staff member work on improving employee morale in healthcare by automating tasks
Keep practice staff happy: A guide to improving employee morale in healthcare

Employee morale is essential for the success of your practice and the well-being of your staff. Try these proven tips to boost your staff’s morale.

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a provider illustrating causes of stress in doctors
Common causes of stress in doctors — and how to manage stress at your practice

Physician burnout does not have to be your reality. See these common triggers of doctor stress and how to effectively address them.

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traits every medical practice manager must have
9 traits every medical practice manager must have

Striving for excellence as a medical practice manager will help ensure your practice runs efficiently and promote future expansion and success.

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helping medical staff establish well-being best practices and fight burnout
Sustainable employee well-being ideas for your medical practice

Fighting burnout requires a multi-faceted combination of technology, optimization, and work-life balance.

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Female physician looking at digital tablet with medical practice staff member.
How to determine and budget compensation for new medical practice staff

Calculate competitive cash and total compensation for each medical staff salary at your practice in order to hire strong talent and set your budget.

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smiling employees at healthcare staff meeting discussing employee retention
10 strategies to improve healthcare staff retention for your practice

Here’s how to reduce turnover, avoid the associated expenses, and build and maintain a strong team at your medical practice.

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healthcare staff and patient
Empower your staff to boost patient satisfaction

Boosting patient satisfaction is a top priority for most physicians and practices. It’s easy to look outside your office for answers, but the solution is often right under your nose.

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front office worker looking at computer
How many office staff does my healthcare practice need?

Here’s how to uncover the number of people you need to successfully manage your front office.

doctor reading about physician burnout
doctor reading about physician burnout
5 ways to fight burnout at your healthcare practice

If you and your staff are suffering burnout, here are a few simple strategies that can help improve morale and reduce stress.

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medical front office staff smiling and collaborating
How to attract and retain patients by focusing on front-office staff

There are a number of ways you can support and encourage staff so they help you achieve your goals of attracting and retaining patients.

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image of person researching checklist for onboarding employees in a medical practice
5 steps to successfully onboard new employees at your medical practice

Better healthcare onboarding is an important part of practice management. Here’s how to do it correctly.

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Graphic depicting strategies to hire medical staff
Who are the first 5 people I need to hire at my new medical practice?

Finding the right team is a key part of building and sustaining any business, especially an independent practice. Here’s who to hire first — and how to identify qualified candidates.

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front desk burnout
Preventing front desk staff burnout at your independent medical practice

Mitigate the negative effects of staff burnout by watching out for glaring signs and addressing them before it’s too late.

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doctor reading about physician burnout
Physician burnout: Consequences, causes, and solutions

Burnout is a major reason doctors leave the profession, close their practice and delivery poor patient care. Find out the main causes and how to address each.

5 office automation tools that will boost healthcare staff productivity

Improve your healthcare staff’s productivity with these office automation systems.

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healthcare worker burned out
Burnout in healthcare workers is a real issue

Are you concerned about burnout at your independent practice? Here are 4 tips to help protect yourself and your staff from burnout.

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