August 2, 2017

When training counts: The advantage of teamwork in today’s healthcare

Are You Listening?

The Billing Byte: When a patient asks “What do I owe?”

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When training counts: The advantage of teamwork in today’s healthcare

In the winter of 2016, Tom, a 58-year-old male patient entered my clinic on a busy Friday afternoon without an appointment. He was an established patient that I have seen for various ailments but had not been seen for a couple of months in the clinic as he was not currently on a treatment care plan.

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Are You Listening?

Make a good first impression

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The Billing Byte: When a patient asks “What do I owe?”

The patient is walking up to check out and you're cringing inside. They are going to ask you, "What do I owe?" When you look at their account, you have no idea what to tell them. They have been working on a deductible and, after that, they are supposed to pay 30% of the allowable charges.

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Stress and Poor Digestion

If you are feeling heavy, sleepy, and/or bloated 60 minutes after you eat a meal; if you know that your body reacts poorly to certain foods like dairy, grains or meat; if you have an autoimmune condition or any chronic unresolved health problem, then you may have weak digestion and your body is malnourished.

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Tracy's Tips

Greetings, Super CA! Well, we've reached the midway point of the year! This issue has so much jam-packed information in it for you to better your office! You will find in the "Stress and Poor Digestion," article from Keith Giaquinto, DC, on page 12, a lot of great information for you and for your patient, for lessening the discomfort which can be caused by poor digestion, and some health improvement ideas.

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