Where is the Physician Shortage Most Likely?

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  The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently confirmed their predictions of a major shortage of physicians and other clinical practitioners. This comes at a time when the volume of Baby Boomers is reaching retirement age and the statistics show that Americans are leading increasingly unhealthy lifestyles. Where are these trends leading us? Which Read More

Take Proper Precautions: How to Prevent a Data Breach at Your Healthcare Center

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It’s a safe bet there isn’t a single IT manager left in the healthcare world that isn’t worried about a data breach. That’s because hacker attacks are the number one threat in the industry today. One study showed that IT departments in hospitals, healthcare systems, and ambulatory clinics are all at risk; five years of Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Community Health Institute and Expo

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For clinicians and support staff working in community health, the 2019 Community Health Institute and Expo is the place to be in August. The event brings together community health providers in an educational setting that provides camaraderie, fun, networking and a host of best practices you can take back to your facility or use in Read More

Healthcare Innovations: 7 Technologies Transforming the Health Center Market

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone in the healthcare field that technology is transforming how we treat patients. Sophisticated data analytics allow us to improve outcomes by reviewing and responding to patient outcomes in real time. Remote monitoring devices are fostering more patient-centered care with better outcomes. Here are seven of the biggest Read More

How Much Revenue Do Primary Care Physicians Generate?

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Any FQHC leadership team will tell you there is no mission without margin. Healthcare organizations of all types must pay close attention to the revenue-generating engines of their facilities. This includes physicians, who in addition to providing clinically effective care for patients, must also serve as the financial revenue generator for the facility. But how Read More

Emerging Healthcare Trends to Look out For

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The healthcare industry is constantly bringing in clinical and technological innovations. However, changes to reimbursement and varying consumer trends have been keeping us on our toes. These changes show no signs of slowing down in 2019, as value-based care continues to shift from reactive to proactive treatment.Here are some of the latest predictions for what Read More

Career Advice From The Nation’s Top CEO and Executives is Relevant for FQHC leaders

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Sometimes the best advice comes from people who have been there. For both junior and seasoned healthcare managers, receiving free advice from a top corporate executive could be money in the bank in terms of their career. Asking a friend or family member for advice if they haven’t “lived it” means all they’re doing is Read More

FQHC’s Fill An Important Niche in America’s Healthcare

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A Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serves an important niche in rural and urban settings. These facilities are focused on providing care to the most vulnerable populations in our nation. These organizations provide needed healthcare and social services to underserved populations and follow rigorous standards in order to receive funds from the U.S. Human Resources Read More

5 FQHC Regulations You Need to Be in Compliance With

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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) play an important role in healthcare. These facilities provide preventive and primary care to medically underserved low-income populations, offering an important safety net for more than 28 million people every year. For 50 years, FQHCs have been trying to improve the lives of our nation’s urban and rural poor. Because Read More

The Year in Review: What Your Health Center Should Leave Behind in 2019

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The new year is as much about looking back as looking forward, and reviewing how the last year went is the best way to prepare for what is coming up. Are there parts of your facility’s strategy that should be left in the past? Use these tips to evaluate your health center’s plans for 2019. Read More

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