Medscape’s Physician Business Academy – This link has direct links to has a number of useful business courses for physicians. There are links to 16 business courses and most of them offer CME.
ABOUT PHYSICIAN BUSINESS ACADEMY
Medscape Physician Business Academy is designed to help all physicians, employed and self-employed as well as new and more established practicing physicians, become successful in their medical practice and career by providing the essential business information that most medical schools and residency programs don’t teach.
Here are links to the Physician Business Academy Resources:
Reimbursement: New Payment Models MACRA, MIPS, APMs, and Bundled Payments
Revenue & Reimbursement: Insurance Working With Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and Self-pay
Negotiating and Getting Paid by Insurers Deciding Which Insurers to Retain or Drop
Medical Practice and the Law Legal Agreements and Forms of Organization
Finance: Accounting and Profitability Fiscal Management and Budgets
Strategy: Running a Successful Business How to Make Your Medical Practice Succeed
EHRs: Overcoming the Challenges Working With EHRs and Reporting Data
Using EHRs to Improve Your Practice Strategies to Increase Effectiveness
Coding: What You Need to Know for Optimal Payment Getting Paid Using ICD-10 and CPT Coding
Malpractice: What to Do if You Get Sued Lawsuits and the Physician’s Best Defense
Finding the Right Physician Job Identify and Land the Job, and Negotiate the Contract
Combating Physician Burnout Tactics and Strategies for Easing Burnout
Physician Safety Nets Buying Disability and Malpractice Insurance
What It’s Really Like for Physicians to Work for a Hospital The Pros and Cons of Hospital Employment
Personal Finance: Planning Your Future How to Save, Invest, and Grow Your Assets
Medical Ethics Making Challenging Decisions
Another Medscape resource is The Business Of Medicine Home Page.
And another way to access excellent Medscape business articles is by running a Medscape search on “The Business of Medicine“. Here is a list of some articles I found by running that search:
CVS-Aetna Deal Turns Up the Heat on Physicians
Melissa Walton-Shirley, MD
Should Dissatisfied Patients Get Their Money Back?
Arthur L. Caplan, PhD
Advanced Practice Nurses: Developing A Business Plan for an Independent Ambulatory Clinical Practice
Joyce E. Johnson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN; Wendy S. Garvin, MSN, APRN-BC, RN Nurs Econ. 2017;35(3):126-133.
Lessons Learned From Nurse Practitioner Independent Practice: A Conversation With a Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneur
Joyce A. Hahn, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP; Wesley Cook, APRN, FNP-BC, CPSN Nurs Econ. 2018;36(1):18-22.
Inspired Medicine: Getting Patients to Make Healthy Changes
Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD, DHL (Hon) January 31, 2018
American Healthcare Is an American Sickness
George D. Lundberg, MD
This Medical Bill Can’t Be Right, Can It?
Tom G. Bartol, NP April 12, 2018
Oncologists Spend Too Little Time With Patients, Too Much on EHR
Maurie Markman, MD April 26, 2018
Oncologist Compensation Increase Last Year Among the Top
Nick Mulcahy April 18, 2018
GE Rides Gene Therapy Wave With Ready-made Viral Drug Factories
By Ben Hirschler April 19, 2018