BLOG: The cash flow benefits of continuity of care, part 1

Influenced, perhaps, by the now-rampant business mantra of efficiency at any cost, we live in an era of cutting corners. “Can we do without that test? Can we skip that last step of documentation?” I’m all for efficiency, especially in practices larded with rules and routines that drag down profits and don’t add value to patients. But taken to extremes in your practice, cutting corners can have an unintended and remarkably large adverse effect on practice growth. This is no more evident than in the area of patient recall systems, (Read more...)

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