Practice Management

5 Compliance Tips from an OSHA Inspector

Each year, MCMS hosts an OSHA Update for Medical Practices with an expert in the field. This year, we were joined by Anthony Jagielski, a Health Consultant at the Maryland Occupational Safety & Health, our statewide arm of OSHA.  He has spent more than a decade inspecting medical practices for OSHA compliance. The following are…

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Q&A with CareFirst Leadership: Your Questions Answered

Two representatives from CareFirst, Brian Wheeler, VP, Practice & Payment Transformation and Deb Rivkin, VP, Government Affairs for Maryland participated in a Q&A session on issues critical to our membership at our September 10, 2019 Executive Board Meeting. Their opening presentation can be viewed above. The following are their responses during the Q&A, edited for…

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Mental Health Resources for Physicians in Montgomery County

Physicians have long led the charge in fighting the stigma surrounding mental health disorders, and in supporting local organizations who offer mental health support for those who need it. MCMS has created this resource base, ways physicians can use their voices as community leaders to continue the fight against stigma and to boost awareness of…

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From Our Roundtable: Strategies for Resolving Difficult Employment Situations

Last Tuesday, February 26, MCMS hosted a roundtable of thirty practice administrators and physicians, there to discuss the most pernicious, frustrating, and troublesome employment situations in their practices. Here are key strategies and best practices, organized by issue area, that our roundtable identified: Working with Longtime Employees Nearing Retirement Our roundtable participants agreed that the…

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