Articles

The goal of The Practice Solution Magazine is to provide practice owners with practice management information that will assist them in achieving success.

Treatment For Childhood’s Most Common Eye Disorder

Surprising results from a nationwide clinical trial show that many children age 7 through 17 with amblyopia (lazy eye) may benefit from treatments that are more commonly used on younger children. Treatment improved the vision of many of the 507 older children with...

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West Nile Virus Remains Threat For Unprotected Horses

West Nile Virus Remains Threat For Unprotected Horses

1,341 U.S. Cases Reported in 2004: Equine Health Experts Urge Vaccination OVERLAND PARK, Kan./PRNewswire/ — Despite extensive media coverage of equine West Nile virus — as well as the availability of a vaccine for horses — the potentially deadly disease continues to...

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From The Editor’s Desk

They say that change is good. If that’s true, then The Practice Solution Magazine will take a nice step forward this year with the changes we have underway First of all, let me introduce myself. My name is Matthew Bratschi and I’ve recently accepted the position of...

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Publishers Note: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Some changes have occurred within The Practice Solution Magazine over this past quarter. I have moved on to the official publisher position for The Practice Solution Magazine and we have recruited a new managing editor to handle the day-to-day...

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From The Editor: Practice Management

Practice management. Those two words sum up the success or failure of any doctor who owns his or her own practice. Running a practice can sometimes seem to require eight arms and three clones of oneself. From governmental regulations to hiring and training staff, to...

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PROFILE: Dr. Kathleen Bartos and Lou Bartos

How did Halifax Veterinary Clinic go from $0 in collections to over $1 million a year? PROFILE Dr. Kathleen Bartos and Lou Bartos Practice: Halifax Veterinary Clinic Location: Port Orange, Florida A general small animal veterinarian, who specializes in veterinary...

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PROFILE: Dr. Tommasina Pasqua

Fresh Out of School Michigan Optometrist goes from $84,000 to $425,000 in 3 years! PROFILE: Dr. Tommasina Pasqua Practice: Harrisville Eye Care Location: Harrisville, Michigan A 1998 Dean’s List graduate of the Michigan School of Optometry at Ferris State University,...

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Guest Column: By Dr. Barry Levy DDS

DENTISTRY AT RISK: COMPLYING TO MINIMUM STANDARDS OF INFECTION CONTROL By: Dr. Barry Levy DDS If you are not aware of, or are not complying with minimum standards of infection control, you can be in for a rude awakening. While the below article addresses cases...

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From the Editor

Welcome to The Practice Solution Magazine! The goal of The Practice Solution Magazine is to provide practice owners with practice management information that will assist them in achieving success. It is a commonly known fact that the vast majority of owners have had...

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Preferred Provider? by Dr. Charles S. Horn, III, DDS

Some months back, we did an interview concerning practice management with Dr. Charles S. Horn. At the end of that interview, Dr. Horn told us about a letter he had written concerning working with insurance companies. He asked if we would like to look at it and...

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From Burned Out to Booming: A Case Study

After being in practice for some years this doctor was seriously considering closing down his practice and pursuing a different profession. His enthusiasm for practicing had reached an all time low and he was feeling burned out. He missed those days earlier in his...

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Five Steps to HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance

Help for Handling the Frustrations of HIPAA Compliance HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, became law in 1996. Its original intent was to help employees change jobs and keep their health insurance by making their coverage “portable”....

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