Dermatology practice

How to Build Your Online Media Presence
Social Media
by Maxim Polansky, MD on
“I read great things about you on Yelp” is something that a chef at a restaurant would normally hear. Unfortunately, this phrase is becoming more and more common in the medical setting. And although most physicians would cringe when hearing that phrase, a recent survey of 1700 adults showed that 63% of respondents would choose to see a physician with a stronger online presence. This trend will …
Balancing Your Professional and Personal Lives
Work-Life Balance
by S. TYLER HOLLMIG, MD on
Attaining an ideal work-life balance is exceedingly difficult. Clinic priorities are often diametrically opposed to personal goals. Your plans to get to the gym or even home for dinner time with your children after a busy work day may come at the expense of finishing charting, yet if you make more time by seeing fewer patients, your practice may suffer. Dermatologists are fortunate to enjoy high l …
Put a Stop to the Time Suckers in Your Life
Time Management
by DORIS DAY, MD on
One thing we know for sure, there’s 24 hours in a day. How you spend that time can make the difference between feeling overwhelmed and drained vs feeling accomplished and fulfilled. It’s all in how you organize and manage your time. The top 5 time suckers are: Inefficiency Organization is the key to maximal efficiency. It’s very important to have a system for everything. I have files for p …
The Online Review

online reviews
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Create a Strategy and Team-Up with Technology Negative reviews may be one of the most frustrating experiences for a doctor. From a patient unhappy with the front desk staff, the parking situation, the price of their Rx, to the amount of one-on-one time with the doctor, unrealistic treatment expectations, or just because the patient is having a bad day. In today’s world your online reputation …
Staying Up-To-Date with Dermatology Billing and Coding
Billing and Coding
by Harold R Gibson on
Dermatology practices often deal with denials and even audits because the complexities of billing and coding lend themselves to a lot of billing and coding errors. Billing and coding for dermatology requires detailed reporting, detailed information on procedures completed and following multiple procedure rules. Throughout the past several years, multiple changes have been made to dermatology codes …