Posts Categorized: Trend Watch

I Can See Clearly Now… Payor Enrollment

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No one likes change. Many of us like having the same routine, having the same expectations of us at work, and want to keep much of our work life the same. When change comes around, it can cause us a lot of grief. Some of us may try to fight it while others hide from it or reluctantly go with the flow. What I’m seeing clearly at this moment is that payor enrollment is indeed part of the medical staff services industry, and… Read more »

Doctor vs. Provider – What Do YOU Call a Physician?

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Throughout my 38-year career I have been respectful and deliberate to reference a physician as “Doctor.” During the past eight years or so I would hear the term “Provider” used more and more frequently when referencing a physician. However, I remained committed to my practice and the respect that I believe physicians deserve: Physician = Doctor, Other Clinicians = Practitioner or Provider. Change moment: This past week I was actually shocked to hear members of the MEC refer to themselves as “Providers.” So,… Read more »

Just a Little Change Can Transform Your World

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The NAMSS 37th Educational Conference & Exhibition, which took place September 21st through September 25th, was such a great, exciting time, and it was absolutely thrilling to see so many familiar faces and to meet so many new ones as well! Change, while frightening at times, is always good as it brings something new and dynamic to the table. This conference kicked off our new look and branding; as you know, we’ve upgraded our logo, revamped our newsletters, experienced a great deal of… Read more »

A New Exciting Shore for Team Med Global!

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It’s never easy leaving the comfort of your own personal bubble to step out and set sail for a new shore full of opportunities and growth. It takes courage and resolve to stand up and walk away from what you know is safe in search of something greater. We at Team Med Global have made that jump! We have taken the initiative to leave our comfort zone in order to better ourselves. Recently, we have led the charge in social media activity, upgraded… Read more »

MSP Watch: Trends to Look For in 2013

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Hello and Happy Valentine’s Day to all of my esteemed and dear colleagues! I wish to send some love your way this year and address something that all of you should bear in mind throughout the year – the many different trends that are just on the horizon for 2013! Technology will play an even more pivotal part in 2013. You will find that credentialing and practitioner evaluation will become more electronic in the efforts of going green, and privileging and meeting management… Read more »