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Whether you’re an experienced medical practice manager, brand new to the position, or looking to hire someone to fill a management role, it’s always good to understand the skills that go along with job. Medical practice managers face unique challenges, and a good one requires the right combination of experience, education, and common sense. Below […]
If your rheumatology practice is already blogging, congratulations—you’re one step ahead of the game! If you aren’t, it’s not too late to the join the fun—and reap the benefits. While some may think blogging is irrelevant or inappropriate for a rheumatology practice, the truth is that patients are searching for clear and accurate information about […]
Get Jazzed about Rheumatology! Do you have questions? Are you dealing with the many changes affecting healthcare? Well…you’re not alone! Come to the NORM 2017 conference and connect with other managers who deal with the same day to day issues you are facing. You are not alone! The conference is a safe place for […]
With our 2017 NORM Conference in Kansas City, MO in September 14-16, we wanted to learn more about our host town. We sat down with Kaleena James, Kansas City destination services manager, so she could give us the inside scoop on how to act like a local in KC. Tell us a little about Kansas City. […]
Are you asking yourself : “Is it time to add a new Physician, maybe a mid-level? When do I know if the time is right? Everything is moving so fast!” If you are starting to ask yourself these questions, then NORM and the NEC have the answers. Join the NEC (NORM’s Education Committee) for an […]
This week (December 4th through 10th) is National Handwashing Awareness Week! It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been celebrating for days or just learned about this important holiday—there’s still time to spread the word and promote healthy habits in your practice and your community. To help you make the most of the new few days, we […]
This year on September 28th, for the first time ever, the world will be celebrating Psoriatic Arthritis Awareness Day. What is Psoriatic Arthritis? Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by swelling, pain, and tenderness of the joints. Up to 30% of people with psoriasis eventually develop PsA, which involves joint inflammation. It’s […]
Mobile, Alabama is one of the oldest cities on the Gulf Coast. Full of history and charm, it’s a great backdrop for the annual NORM Conference. There are plenty of sights to see, things to do, and fun to be had in this coastal town. This is especially great news if you’re bringing a spouse […]
Now in its eleventh year, the NORM Conference is an annual opportunity designed to help managers, administrators, and physician managers take their Rheumatology management to the next level. As we gear up for this year’s conference, which will take place September 16th and 17th in Mobile, Alabama, we put together this list of three things […]
ICD-10, Leadership, Personal Stories and Bellevue When you travel to the great northwest, you know you’re in for a beautiful, scenic trip, but that wasn’t all that happened during the 2015 NORM Conference in Bellevue, WA. With days filled with meetings and networking, the 2015 NORM conference included entertaining and engaging speakers by night. We […]
We’ve done so much this year, and we’re proud to show you exactly what in our NORM 2015 Infographic. Check out our highlights from 2015!
- As a speaker at the first ad hoc meeting of rheumatology practice managers gathered in a single small room at its infancy a decade ago, I’m amazed to see how NORM has blossomed into a high energy organization of depth and professional meetings with parallel break-out symposia between plenary sessions. NORM has truly come of age. This is where the “business” of rheumatology gets learned. The ”guildmanship” for rheumatology practice management is now strong.- Paul H. Caldron, DO, FACP, FACR, MBA, Arizona Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates
- In a time of demanding changes in the management of medical practices in the US, NORM has been a lifesaver to the community of Rheumatology practices. NORM has allowed our practice to stay ahead of the many demands of CMS and others payors and has ensured that our practice remains cognizant of new issues that arise in HIPPA compliance, human resources and medical billing to name a few. Sending our Practice Manager to NORM's conferences has been cost-effective and beneficial to our practice because she returns to our office with an abundance of information that otherwise would have taken months to compile. Every Rheumatology practice that wishes to stay on top of emerging issues in practice management should consider sending a member of their staff to NORM's conference.- Michael S. Rosen M.D., Chester County Rheumatology PC
- Thanks to all those wonderful people in the NORM Network who respond to emails, offering their advice, experience, time, and support ... I haven't even been a member a full year yet and I am amazed at the dedication of everyone who responds to helping via emails and the NORM Organization itself! I have barely had a chance to explore the resources and I have yet to really dive into requests for help still I am silently learning so much and do occasionally offer what I can! Thank you all!- Cheryl Piambino, Kenneth E. Bresky, DO
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