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What Are Claim Scrubbers?
By Max Freedman | February 26, 2024

Claim scrubbers lead to more revenue more quickly while freeing your front-office staff's time and improving payer-patient relationships.

Hiring for Cultural Fit? Here’s What to Look For
By Skye Schooley | February 26, 2024

Skills and professional experience aren't the only things you should consider when hiring an employee. Hire them for their cultural fit too.

The Science of Persuasion: How to Influence Consumer Choice
By Sean Peek | February 23, 2024

There's a science to persuasion, and you can use it to your advantage in understanding and influencing consumer behavior.

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How to Calculate Cost of Goods Sold
By Dock David Treece | February 23, 2024

Tracking cost of goods sold (COGS) is an important indicator of financial health and critical for tax deductions. Here's how to calculate COGS.

What Are Self-Service POS Kiosks?
By Jennifer Dublino | February 22, 2024

Many retailers are implementing self-service POS kiosks so customers can ring up their own purchases. Learn the pros and cons of self-service POS kiosks.

10 Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Costs
By David Gargaro | February 20, 2024

Businesses that operate a fleet of vehicles know how much money they are spending on fuel each month. Here are several ways to cut down on those expenses.

How to Develop a Customer Survey
By Sean Peek | February 20, 2024

Discover the benefits of customer surveys, learn how to develop a customer survey and decide how often to conduct customer surveys.

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What Is a Merit Pay Increase?
By Nicole Fallon | February 16, 2024

Learn what merit pay is, how to award merit pay increases, and best practices for implementing a merit pay policy.

How CRM Analytics Work
By Jeremy Bender | February 15, 2024

CRM data analytics can help you track sales and service performance and improve your methods. Learn about the types of CRM analytics and how to track them.

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What Is SIP Trunking? Do You Need It for Your Business?
By Jeff Hale | February 15, 2024

Learn what SIP trunking is and whether this telephony protocol makes sense for your business.

What Is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2024

This guide explains what FSAs are and how they work, as well as what employers should know about offering these benefits to their employees.

Best Free Visual Voicemail Apps
By Neil Cumins | February 15, 2024

Visual voicemail apps translate voicemail messages into written documents. Learn about seven visual voicemail services that can help you share information.

The Pros and Cons of a Term Loan
By Jamie Johnson | February 15, 2024

A term loan is a one-time upfront payment to fund a one-time project or long-term business growth. Learn whether a term loan is right for your business.

What Is Payroll Accounting?
By Dock David Treece | February 15, 2024

Payroll accounting is the process by which businesses track expenses related to payroll. Learn more about it and how accounting software can help.

How to Become a Commercial Drone Pilot
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2024

Interested in drone technology? Learn how to become a commercial drone pilot or put drones to good business use.

The Benefits of Patient Kiosks
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

Patient check-in kiosks improve both the patient and provider experience from start to finish. Learn how in this guide.

What Is the Small Business Innovation Research Program?
By Max Freedman | February 13, 2024

Joseph Hennessey, Small Business Innovation Research Adviser, explains

10 Worst Telemarketing Calls Ever
By Mark Fairlie | February 13, 2024

Learn from some of the worst telemarketing calls so you can choose the right outbound call center for your business.

What Are NFC Mobile Payments?
By Dock David Treece | February 13, 2024

NFC mobile payments help businesses process payments quickly and easily. Learn more about this technology and how it can help your business.

Top Tips for Patient Scheduling
By Adam Uzialko | February 12, 2024

Learn how to use patient scheduling to maximize the productivity of your medical practice's clinicians, doctors, and staff.

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Guide to Electronic Claims in Medical Billing
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2024

Electronic claims in medical billing are becoming the industry standard. Here's why that's the case and how you can make the switch.

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What Are Medical Claims?
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2024

Medical claims are documents that your practice must submit to payers for reimbursement. Learn how to create them here.

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What Are Accounting Standards?
By Jamie Johnson | February 12, 2024

This guide introduces the concept of accounting standards and explains why they are important to businesses trying to better manage their finances.

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9 Ways to Reduce Fleet Maintenance Costs
By Max Freedman | February 12, 2024

You can take several steps to cut down on your fleet maintenance costs. Here are some of the best options.

Best Gmail Features for Business
By Tom Anziano | February 09, 2024

Here is everything you need to know about Gmail's newest features for business needs.

The Importance of Patient Charts
By Max Freedman | February 09, 2024

Patient medical charts help practitioners make more accurate diagnoses and develop treatment plans with better outcomes.

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Section 179 Deduction: Rules and Limits
By Dock David Treece | February 08, 2024

Section 179 lets you deduct the cost of a business asset in the year you buy it or place it in service. Learn if it's the best choice for your business.

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Tax Deductions You Should Take and Some Crazy Ones to Avoid
By Sally Herigstad | February 08, 2024

Some tax deductions may cause the IRS to flag your tax return while others could even land you in trouble. Learn what deductions you can and can't take.

What Is An Expense Report?
By Dock David Treece | February 08, 2024

Expense reports help you understand your business's financial activities, profit margins and cash flow. Learn about creating and using expense reports.

What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | February 08, 2024

Payroll liabilities are payroll expenses a business owes but has not paid. These liabilities can appear every time you run payroll.