When you think of a “brand” of any particular item, what comes to mind?  Nike, Levi Strauss, Mercedes Benz, Kleenex, and McDonalds might be just a few of the names that popped into your mind.  Think about each name on that list – what comes to mind?  Does a particular brand inspire you?  Make you ...
Your reception area is the first thing a patient will see when coming to the office. It should be inviting and clean, while also providing privacy and efficiency. Potential negatives in a reception area include: Dirty counters, chairs, or carpet, which may give the impression that germs and diseases are all around. Dog-eared reading material: ...
A practice may either purchase or lease new equipment. Both options provide benefits, and decisions usually are made on a case-by-case basis. Advantages for Leasing Equipment Leasing equipment allows a clinic to acquire equipment with little up-front expenditure, which is helpful if cash flow or credit is weak. Generally, you can deduct lease payments as ...
Healthcare technology continues to advance — and not for just the machines used in hospitals and clinics. As the world becomes more digital, health apps are making it easier for people to manage their own health conditions using a personal handheld device. Here are six apps (available for both iOS and Android devices) that focus ...
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Feb 28th, 2017
New compliance program guidance has been issued by the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ), according to an article published in the AHLA Weekly. Although the “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” (Guidance) is not specific to the healthcare industry, it does provide a practical set of benchmarks against which the audit & compliance committee, in ...