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Title The SAGES manual transitioning to practice / David B. Renton, Peter Nau, Denise W. Gee, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 249 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Part I; Chapter 1: Finding a Job-Employment Services, Word of Mouth, Job Boards; Introduction; Creating Your Personal Inventory; Matching What You Want with What Exists; Finding Job Opportunities; The Interview Process; Ready to Choose; Editor's Note; Interview Tips; Questions to Ask: (In No Particular Order).; Tips for Preparing for an Interview; Here Are Some Examples of Interview Questions Using the Behavioral Interviewing Model; References; Chapter 2: Choosing the Right Job-How to Find the Right Fit, What Should I Look For?; Private Practice
Academic Medicine Institutional Practice; Hospitals; Summary; References; Chapter 3: Contract Negotiations: Pitfalls and Traps When Reviewing Your Contract; Introduction; Basics; Signing Bonuses and Other Ways to Sweeten the Deal; Models of Reimbursement; Initial Contract Versus Long-Term Agreement; Malpractice Insurance; Getting Out of a Contract; Considerations; Red Flags to Avoid; Conclusion; Chapter 4: How Do I Get Paid: Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Billing Pearls; Introduction; RVUs, Billings and Collections; CPT Codes; Global Period; Modifiers
Leaving Veterans Administration or GS Employment Overall; References; Part II; Chapter 6: Different Practice Models; Introduction; Types of Practices; Where Does the Money Come from (and Where Does It Go)?; How Is Physician Performance Assessed?; Leadership; Conclusions; References; Chapter 7: How Do I Grow a Practice: Marketing, Word of Mouth, Getting Referrals; Building a Practice Starts with Service Excellence; Building Referral Sources; Referrals from Other Patients; Referrals from Other Doctors AKA "Relationship Building"; Taking Call; Direct to Consumer Marketing
More Considerations for Major Operations Hernia Billing; Outpatient E & M Codes and Associated Minor Office-Based Procedures; Inpatient E & M Codes and Procedures; Differences with Medicare and Medicaid; ICD-10; Starting Practice; Test your Knowledge; Test your Knowledge; Final Tips; Appendix; Chapter 5: Military and Government Practice; Introduction; Working on Active Duty; Working as a Government Service Employee or Veterans Administration Employee; Leaving Government Service; When to Get Out of the Military; Leaving the Military
Tracking Referral Sources Prioritize your Referral Base; Referral Rewards; Summary; Bibliography; Chapter 8: Retirement: 401k, Roth IRAs, College Funds, and More; Introduction; 401(k), 403(b), and 457 Company Plans; Roth IRAs; Life Insurance Retirement Plan; References; Chapter 9: Surgical Quality and Safety: Current Initiatives and Future Directions; Adverse Events in Surgery; Types of Surgical Errors; Initiatives around Patient Safety and Quality; Linking Quality to Payment; Quality Improvement Programs; Human Factors in Surgery; Crew Resource Management; Surgical Checklists
Summary This SAGES manual will help educate and advise our new and recent surgical graduates on entering the job market. From how to find a job, to contract negotiations, to research and grant proposals, this manual offers pertinent strategies crucial to both surgical and non-surgical subspecialty fields. Chapters focusing on work-life balance and finding a mentor offer helpful insight to prevent burnout and optimize one's new career. The SAGES Manual: Transitioning to Practice will fill the gap in resident education and prove a useful text for residents, fellows and recent graduates as well as practicing surgeons in all subspecialties of surgery
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 17, 2017)
Subject Surgery -- Practice.
General Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Gee, Denise W
Nau, Peter.
Renton, David B
ISBN 3319513974 (electronic bk.)
9783319513973 (electronic bk.)