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So, You Want to Become a Medical Home

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Pearl | March 15, 2011 | PearlsFront DeskManagers AdministratorsPatient RelationsPractice ModelsSchedulingStaffTechnologyHealthcare Reform

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It isn’t easy for practices to become accredited as a patient centered medical home. To help you assess your readiness and make the transition, here are a few guidelines to get you started.

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Social Media — Friend or Foe?

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Pearl | February 23, 2011 | PearlsLaw & MalpracticeMarketingTechnologyHIPAA

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Many physicians believe that they open themselves up to potential liability risks by engaging in social media. In practice, it is always prudent to be concerned with malpractice risk. That said, the key to effectively utilizing social media is twofold.

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Physician Profiling

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PearlConference Report | July 08, 2010 | Billing CompliancePayersProductivityReferrals

Physician profiling is used by payers to steer their members to in-network physicians who, by their measures, are the most cost-efficient and provide the highest quality of care. Wonder if you’ve made the grade? Look yourself up in a provider directory: if you see a star or two beside your name, you’ve been profiled.

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