Understanding Confidentiality and Medical Records at Your Health Center

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Healthcare professionals have always had an ethical duty to respect the privacy of their clients. For several decades, this ethical rule has been enforced in the United States by the federal government, chiefly by HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). The consequences of violating HIPAA’s mandates go far beyond a breach of trust Read More

How to Become an Impact Player at Your FQHC

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Though teamwork is at the foundation of every successful business, leadership and vision come from a singular source. When entire markets have been controlled by a few big-name billionaires – Jobs, Bezos, Musk – it becomes clear that one mind can leave a lasting mark on a company. How can you turn yourself into an Read More

How to Successfully Negotiate Your Healthcare Job Offer

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Starting a new job is like getting a clean slate. Whatever you didn’t like about your previous position and whatever personal goals or demands went unmet, this is your chance to make a change for the better! With so much to consider, however, not everyone takes full advantage of negotiating the best possible bid for Read More

FQHC Job Market Size and Its Effect on Your Hiring Process

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In comparison with other healthcare providers, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) take up a relatively small share of the market. Though a small job market can present obstacles to staffing, these trends can also be used to your advantage when revamping your hiring process. Here’s what you need to know about the current job market Read More

3 Tips to Recruiting in the High-Demand Primary Care Physician Market

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The healthcare community is experiencing a drastic provider shortage. This shortage is due in large part to our aging population as many providers are nearing retirement and baby boomers are getting older. For example, by 2025, slightly more than one-third of doctors currently working will be 65 years or older. Not only are providers getting Read More

3 Soft Skills Every Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Should Have Mastered

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The job of a CMO is complex and challenging. The CMO’s role “revolves around influencing physicians and clinical administrators to create working relationships that benefit both.” To achieve this goal, not only must a CMO have deep expertise and extensive training, but they also need exceptional soft skills. Soft skills often are what sets good Read More