11 episodes

Private practices have been under intense pressure for years; the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the financial strain and highlighted the burdens faced by physician practice owners each day. As a private practice doctor you know there are skills beyond medicine you need to navigate COVID-19, workflow pain points, and other practice issues. The AMA’s Thriving in Private Practice podcast connects you with expert advice to make your practice thrive, from practice owners like you.

Thriving in Private Practice American Medical Assn

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Private practices have been under intense pressure for years; the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the financial strain and highlighted the burdens faced by physician practice owners each day. As a private practice doctor you know there are skills beyond medicine you need to navigate COVID-19, workflow pain points, and other practice issues. The AMA’s Thriving in Private Practice podcast connects you with expert advice to make your practice thrive, from practice owners like you.

    Private practice physicians: how they can focus on their patients and sustain their practice

    Private practice physicians: how they can focus on their patients and sustain their practice

    In this inaugural episode AMA vice president of healthcare quality, Kathleen Blake, MD, MPH dives into the findings of the AMA-Mathematica qualitative research which informed the AMA’s private practice toolkit and how physicians can implement these vital resources to improve internal business operations, clinical workflow and team culture.

    • 29 min
    What private practice physicians need to know about prior authorization

    What private practice physicians need to know about prior authorization

    AMA prior authorization experts Heather McComas and Emily Carroll discuss what private practice physicians need to know about recent changes in prior authorization, including regulations for doctors such as the “gold carding” process in Texas and how the AMA is supporting it. 

    • 36 min
    Starting your private practice: an entrepreneurial guide to the basics with Daniel Choi, MD

    Starting your private practice: an entrepreneurial guide to the basics with Daniel Choi, MD

    In this episode, our guest Daniel E. Choi, MD walks through the essential skills and tools you’ll need as an entrepreneur launching your own private practice.  

    • 29 min
    Becoming your own boss: Transitioning into private practice affiliated with a health system

    Becoming your own boss: Transitioning into private practice affiliated with a health system

    Our guest, Sonal Patel, MD, of Magnificent Minds Neurology Center, shares her experience moving into a private practice setting affiliated with a health system; what surprised her, how she adapted, and other lessons learned.

    • 25 min
    Your Practice Checklist: Trends in payor audits and disputes

    Your Practice Checklist: Trends in payor audits and disputes

    Physician practices are often no strangers to government and commercial payor audits. In this episode with Kathleen Blake, MD, we discuss trends in both Medicare reimbursement audits and commercial payor audits, as well as strategies for audit response.  

    • 28 min
    Practical steps to reduce burnout and improve joy in private practice

    Practical steps to reduce burnout and improve joy in private practice

    AMA’s vice president of professional satisfaction Christine Sinsky, MD, joins the conversation to discuss how burnout shows up in private practices, how the AMA is addressing burnout and tools to improve physician well-being. 

    • 27 min

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Perfect for Private Practice

Great insight into the different areas of private practice! Well done!

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