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How to Tell Patients About Your Online Practice Tools
When your practice adopts a new technology that directly involves patients, such as interactive online forms, a patient portal, or even a simple website with educational content, taking an "if you build it, they will come" attitude won't work.
Resources & Tools For Your Practice
TMA's Policies & Procedures -
A Guide for Medical Practices
contains more than 200 up-to-date policies and procedures, tools, sample letters, and forms you can customize for your office. TMA's easy-to-use guide is specific to Texas medical practices.
Deadlines for Doctors
TMA has developed
Deadlines for Doctors
, a web-based regulatory compliance tool giving you and your staff a big-picture view of upcoming state and federal compliance timelines and key health policy issues that impact Texas physicians.
TMA’S MEDICAL CLASSIFIEDS
Are you looking for a position or to hire a medical professional?
TMA’s Medical Classifieds
allow you to easily view medical job openings, and post job openings for your own practice.
Interested in literature to help your practice operate more efficiently? Browse through
which are available to purchase online.
Practice Vendor Guide 2014
TMA's Practice Vendor Guide is a comprehensive listing of companies that provide products and services to medical practice professionals. You can use this guide as a reference when seeking reputable practice management resources throughout the year! When contacting any of the companies listed, be sure to let them know you found them through the TMA Practice Vendor Guide!
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Helpful Practice Information
Business Management Help From TMA
The TMA Financial Trend Tracker is a free online tool to help association members and their staff track monthly and yearly net collection ratios, accounts receivable percentages, and new and established patient visits. The tool presents a practice's key performance indicators via easy-to-read graphs and charts.
Get Your Practice in Shape With TMA’s Business Boot Camp
In this tough business climate of rising costs and falling payments, two-thirds of Texas physicians report having trouble covering payroll and other practice expenses because of slow pay, low pay, or no pay from insurers and government payers. It is now more imperative than ever to closely manage your practice's finances, minimize waste, and collect every bit of income you are due. TMA provides the tools and education for you to make these things happen in the new seminar Business Boot Camp: Take Charge of Your Finances.
10 More Ways to Save Money in Your Practice
Past editions of TMA Practice E-Tips have suggested ways practices can save money and time in daily activities.Here are more tips … for TMA members only. These programs and services are free for TMA members, and can save practices thousands of dollars.
Help Patients Make Wise Choices About Treatment Options
The concept of patient engagement is becoming increasingly significant as payers, both public and private, look for ways to encourage patient accountability and preventive care, and to move toward a payment system that factors in both costs and care improvement.
Print and Save DocbookMD Messages
Do you want to get important patient information from DocbookMD into that patient's medical record? It's now easier than ever with the new Print and Save functions from DocbookMD.
Tips on Hiring the Best “Biller”
When hiring someone for your billing department, invest time in the careful recruitment and selection of the best candidate. Don't hire someone just to "fill a chair." Follow these tips to help in the selection process.
Selling or Closing a Practice?
Preparing for the Worst
Unexpected deaths profoundly impact those left behind. And in the case of physicians, their deaths have financial and business implications they must address in advance. Professional planning allows physicians to address call coverage, management, and administration of the medical practice and helps ensure the orderly continuation of practice operations.
Three Steps That Could Save Your Practice’s Life
What would happen to your practice if you suffered an extended illness or a temporary — or permanent — disability? Solo physicians should take three important steps to make their practice ready to go on immediate life support in event of an extended illness or disability.
Patient Notification of Practice Transitions
Is patient notification required when a solo physician joins a group, sells his or her practice assets to a practice management corporation, or the like?
Notifying Your Patients When You Leave a Practice
I am an employed physician who is preparing to leave the large practice where I work. Am I responsible for sending letters to my patients about my move, or is the practice responsible?
How to Notify Employees of Closing or Selling a Practice
Guidelines for Notifying Employees of the Closing or Selling of a Practice
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