Independence Day Thoughts

What mental images do you see when you hear “Independence Day”? Do the pictures include barbecue, fireworks, and outdoor concerts? Since the 4th is just a few days away, we’d love to know what this holiday means to you. At the same time, both of us, Johanna (who frequently writes here) and Barbara, will share …

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Disasters! You planned for this…didn’t you?

We hope disasters never strike us, but they do. Are you ready? Mother Nature. We all love her. And we know that she can be unpredictable. Regardless if you believe in climate warning or not, it’s not too difficult to see how weather patterns have changed. This, of course, leads to more natural disasters occurring. …

Marketing for Nurse Practitioners on NPBusiness.ORG

Marketing for Nurse Practitioners, Really?

Marketing? You think you don’t need to worry about that, right? As a matter of fact, most of us think marketing is only used to sell “stuff.” But nothing could be further from the truth! Marketing is not only used in business, but it’s also used by nursing professionals. And as a matter of fact, you’re …

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Security Risk Assessment for Practices

Security Risk Assessments (SRA)…for some, those three words strike fear in the heart of a grown adults. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Perhaps you’ve heard the myth. The one about smaller practices that only take cash, don’t need to follow HIPAA and don’t need to do the security risk assessment? It’s a …