Two new resources from the AMA are designed to help reduce burnout, make your medical practice more sustainable, and share insight into the future of independent physician-owned medical practices.
AMA STEPS Forward™ Saving Time Playbook
Part 1 of this interactive resource begins by showing you how to eliminate unnecessary tasks that create stress. Other sections address annual prescription renewal and medication management, followed by managing your in-basket and optimizing your patient portal. Part 2, “Incorporate Practice Fundamentals, covers pre-visit planning and lab testing, rooming and discharge protocols and team documentation. Part 3 deals with how to make the case for reducing burnout to leadership. Download it here.
Report: Supporting and Promoting High-Performing Physician-Owned Private Practices
This white paper produced in collaboration with Mathematica analyzes the factors that create and sustain high-performing, physician-owned private practices, and discusses advantages, challenges and changes to the practice model that private practitioners foresee. It concludes that physician-owned practices will continue to be an important part of health care, but their success depends on a commitment by various stakeholders to removing obstacles and the creation of opportunities for success. Download it here.