10 Steps to Increase Financial Security For Physicians

By David J. Schiller, JD, Medical Economics

As a contract and a tax attorney since 1984, I have reviewed many asset summaries of physicians late in their careers. Although most have historically strong incomes of $200,000 to $400,000 per year, their accumulated wealth varies tremendously.  Some physicians in their 60s have a home, a small retirement plan and little else.  Others…

3 Reasons to Be Certified as a Medical Scribe

Every year throws new tools and new challenges at medical professionals. Few things encapsulate that as clearly as electronic health records (EHR). They can be helpful, but they are also slow and take face time away from people, frustrating doctors and patients alike. Medical scribes have arisen as a new position to help doctors deal with the frustrations of their…

MACRA Is Coming!

Some people have heard of it and are deeply worried. Others are ignoring it or don’t believe it will really affect them. Still others see it coming and are wondering what they can do about it. Whether you like it or not, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) begins in January of 2017, and could dramatically impact your…

Virtual Practice Management Institute

Top Practices and Collaborative Practice Solutions, two of the nation’s leading podiatric consulting companies, have integrated their talents to create the Virtual Practice Management Institute (VPMI).

The Virtual Practice Management Institute (VPMI) combines the robust online curriculum of Top Practices’ physician and staff medical practice management education program, with the unique and innovative Virtual Practice Optimization (VPO) Report Card of Collaborative Practice…