licensure

Moving the conversation forward on scope of practiceTeam-based care is here to stay, so find ways for physicians and advanced practitioners to work together
Delegating tasks to practice staff enhances team-based careCreating a system where each staff member works at the top of his or her license can improve the care a practice provides its patients.
Unlicensed OD sentenced for fraudulent billingsA court recently sentenced a man who was practicing as an optometrist in Rochester, NY, although he had never passed state licensure exams.
Proposal would allow eligible physicians to obtain expedited licenses in multiple statesInterstate licensure compact could lessen the burden on physicians seeking licensure in multiple states, promote the use of telemedicine and ease the physician shortage
Time is money: 4 ways to manage practice productivity, organize staffTime is the physician’s most important resource. Although healthcare is moving toward value-based payment models, most physician income still depends largely on effective time use based on the number and intensity of services provided. Here are four ways to optimize productivity.
How to navigate state licensure requirements for travel nursesWhile no special licensure is required to move from traditional to travel nursing, making sure you stay on top of individual state license requirements can be challenging. Here’s what you need to know.
Professional liability insurance is critical in travel nursingExperts say all nurses should have their own liability insurance, even if they're covered under their employer's insurance plan.
Thousands of nurses wait for California to clear backlogged licensure applicationsThousands of California nursing school graduates are in limbo right now, waiting to find out when they can take their licensure examinations. The California Board of Registered Nursing blames the delay in processing applications to a new software implementation, which wasn’t quite ready when a wave of December nursing school graduates applied for testing.
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