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4 Financial Tips for New Family Physicians

As a young doctor getting ready to take on the world of medicine, you’re going to face some unique challenges along the way, namely how to maintain your financial security after completing your residency. With the average resident salary ranging from $52,000 to $65,000, this only covers a fraction of the debt you’ll need […]

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    Big Mistake: Underestimating Your Need for Disability Insurance

Big Mistake: Underestimating Your Need for Disability Insurance

As a family physician, your profession is your livelihood. But what if you were unable to practice medicine for an extended period of time? Whether a few weeks or a few years, how would you and your family get by if you couldn’t work due to an injury or illness?

One of the biggest mistakes […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Disability Insurance|Comments Off|

Motorcycle Safety and Maintenance Tips

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

From Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance

At the beginning of riding season, doing some routine motorcycle maintenance can help you ride happier, longer, and safer. Here are some tips to get your bike ready for the summer:

Inspect the tires. Look for any punctures, flats, or other problems. Inflate […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Auto, Homeowners and Renters|Comments Off|

Improving Patient Engagement by Improving EHRs

The implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) in medical practices and healthcare systems nationwide has been quite the challenge. While more physicians and hospitals are using EHRs than ever before, many are not using them to their fullest potential. The purpose of EHRs and other health IT systems is to reduce administrative errors, increase […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|

Down the Road: Your Life Insurance Timeline

You see life-changing events every day in your profession. From parents bringing in their newborns for a checkup to older adults discussing their long-term health care needs, you get to experience the entire spectrum of life. But have you considered the life changes you’ll experience down the road and how they’ll affect the ones […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Life Insurance|Comments Off|

Winter’s Last Blast

A message from Liberty Mutual

You may be dreaming of spring, but don’t forget the cold, hard facts: Old Man Winter still has plenty of time to deliver one last deadly blizzard or ice storm. Follow these tips if you lose power in your home or become stranded in your car.

At Home

Replenish dwindling emergency supplies, […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Auto, Homeowners and Renters|Comments Off|

4 Ways Family Physicians Can Improve Patient Communication

As a family physician, your patients look to you for answers whenever they are sick or in pain. And with so many years of medical training behind you, diagnosing and treating your patients’ ailments has become second nature. But with so many pressures to adopt new practice technologies, stay up-to-date on the latest medical […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|
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    Top Tech Trends Driving Practice Efficiency and Profitability

Top Tech Trends Driving Practice Efficiency and Profitability

Family physicians play a vital role in the ever-changing healthcare environment. But as the healthcare system continues to evolve and as patients’ needs become more complex, it’s becoming more difficult for physician practices to run efficiently and remain profitable. In order for family medical practices to thrive in the healthcare industry, they will need […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|

Shedding Light on Night Driving By Gary Stern

A message from Liberty Mutual

Night driving poses some special challenges and surprises. In fact, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), night driving accounts for three times as many traffic-related deaths as driving during the day. Recognizing hazards specific to night driving can help keep you and others safe. Here are some important night […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Auto, Homeowners and Renters|Comments Off|

Can Your Practice Compete with Walk-in Clinics?

A new era of medicine has arrived and with it, an increasing number of places where patients can seek out medical care and receive preventive treatments without the inconvenience of scheduling appointments, long waits and unreasonable business hours. Walk-in clinics or retail clinics are increasing in popularity and can be found at your local […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Family Medicine|Comments Off|