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14 Feb Happy Valentine’s Day from speroMD

In honor of Valentine’s Day today, and due to our love of all things healthcare, this week we are bringing you some excellent Valentine’s/healthcare-related poems.  The Twitter #healthpolicyvalentines has been popular among the health policy crowd this week, and we’re excited to share with you...

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08 Feb How to Avoid Insurance Denials

Do you pay attention to the denials you receive from payors?  How do you handle them in your office?  Do you work all of them and look for patterns?  Do you appeal your denials with the payors that processed them? This week, we want to provide...

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04 Jan A Look Back at 2018

At this time of year, we like to take a look back at the year that just ended and examine what we can do better in 2019. Improving the financial performance of your practice is, of course, the reason why you hear from us on a...

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14 Dec How important is patient feedback?

We regularly stress on this blog that your practice is a business. Because we are in the business of providing a professional service, and that service comes through as more of a need of our customers than something they are voluntarily seeking, we sometimes lose...

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07 Dec Stressed Spelled Backwards is Desserts

One of our managers recently came across a meme on Instagram that said “soon it will be time for me to replace my everyday anxiety with my holiday anxiety.” This resonated all too well with us, and we assumed we’re not alone, and should share...

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30 Nov The Art of Performance Reviews

The end of the year for speroMD means performance reviews, and this might mean the same in your medical practice as well. Medical practices are unique, but there are many elements, especially those that are related to human resources, that should be treated the same as...

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09 Nov “Why Doctors Hate Their Computers”

We received the latest release from healthcare visionary and thought leader, Atul Gawande this week – Why Doctors Hate Their Computers.  I’m sure the title alone resonates with many clinicians.  In his practice, Gawande uses Epic, so he makes several Epic references throughout the piece,...

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