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Physicians Practice and Area Businesses Partner to Improve Patient Care in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Date:5/13/2009

BALTIMORE, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Practice and an alliance of businesses in Bucks County, Pa. have joined forces to help provide area physicians and their staff more time to devote to patient care. This new partnership is a unique program designed to help doctors in Bucks County better handle the cumbersome and time-consuming issues of managing a busy practice. Members of the Bucks County Partners include Doylestown Hospital, Fox Rothschild LLP, Harleysville National Bank, and The Selzer Company. Through this new collaboration, the Bucks County Partners will use Physicians Practice's extensive resources to deliver essential practice management tools to help local physicians manage the business aspects of medicine more efficiently and effectively.

Physicians' need for practice management information is an ever-increasing one. According to Pricewaterhouse Coopers, every hour a physician spends with a patient results in 36 minutes of paperwork. Additionally, the cost of running a medical practice has increased and now consumes as much as 62 percent of the revenue (2007 Medical Group Management Association Cost Survey), while reimbursement continues to decline from year to year (2006 and 2007 Physicians Practice Fee Schedule Surveys). Furthermore, according to the 2008 Future Physicians of America Survey, nearly 70 percent of medical students do not feel adequately prepared for managing or owning a practice in the future.

Under their new partnership, the Bucks County Partners will sponsor the distribution of Physicians Practice, America's Leading Practice Management Journal, to approximately 500 local doctors in Bucks County. Physicians Practice will be mailed monthly, beginning in May, and will serve to help physicians and their office staff address the numerous challenges faced by today's medical practices. The journal will also feature a section sponsored and written by the Bucks County Partners highlighting updates on business services relevant to doctors and the hospital's latest clinical offerings, as well as articles of interest to physicians in the region.

"Partnering with Physicians Practice is a unique opportunity to help us connect with local physicians," says Mark Connolly, Vice President of Private Banking of Millennium Wealth Management, a division of Harleysville National Bank. "We are pleased to offer doctors a practice management journal aimed to ensure their success."

"It is great to be able to work with the Bucks County Partners to bring practice management information and resources directly to physicians in Bucks County," says Marcy Holeton, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CMPMedica US. "Our expertise in practice management and technology will help medical practices in Bucks County to spend less time on business and more time with patients."

For more information on the benefits of partnering with Physicians Practice to improve patient care, visit www.PhysiciansPractice.com, and select For Hospitals.

About Physicians Practice

For more than 18 years, healthcare executives have turned to Physicians Practice to help them cultivate physician relationships. Physicians Practice journal maintains approximately 60 hospital partnerships and is distributed to nearly 260,000 practicing physicians. We create award-winning content and multimedia services to help community-based doctors in the United States and Canada strengthen their practice operations, which ultimately improves patient care. Physicians Practice is owned by CMPMedica, a division of United Business Media. Visit www.PhysiciansPractice.com for additional information about our acclaimed healthcare business education solutions.

About Doylestown Hospital

Doylestown Hospital is a comprehensive, community-focused healthcare facility serving patients and families in the northern suburban communities of Philadelphia, including Bucks and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania and Hunterdon and Mercer Counties in New Jersey. Founded in 1923 by the Village Improvement Association (V.I.A.), our energies are always directed toward fulfilling a key phrase in our Mission Statement: to provide a responsive, healing environment. Doylestown Hospital is a regional healthcare resource with 208 beds and 380 physicians in 42 specialty areas.

About Fox Rothschild

Fox Rothschild LLP (www.foxrothschild.com) is a full-service law firm built to serve business leaders. Our Health Law Practice attorneys understand the complexities of the ever-changing, highly regulated health industry. Physicians come to us because we understand their issues, their priorities, and the way they think. We help our clients manage risk and make informed decisions by offering practical, innovative advice.

About Harleysville National Bank

Millennium Wealth Management, with assets under management of $2.7 billion, provides investment, trust, insurance, financial planning, and private banking solutions to businesses and individuals. It is a division of Harleysville National Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harleysville National Corporation (Nasdaq: HNBC). To learn more about Millennium Wealth Management visit www.millenniumwealth.com or call 1-888-611-7400.

About The Selzer Company

The Selzer Company is located in Warrington Bucks County. We specialize in medical liability, business, workers compensation, automobile & homeowners insurance. We are now in our 25th year of serving the community. www.selzercompany.com

    Hospital program contact:
    Steve Gottshall
    Associate Publisher
    847-242-9552
    steven.gottshall@cmpmedica.com

    Media contact for Physicians Practice:
    Amy Tubman
    Senior Marketing Manager
    410-818-2705
    amy.tubman@cmpmedica.com

    Media contact for Doylestown Hospital:
    Sheri Putnam
    Executive Director
    215-345-2071
    SPutnam@dh.org

    Media contact for Fox Rothschild:
    Deirdre Gleason
    215-299-2098
    dgleason@foxrothschild.com
    2000 Market Street, 10th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-3291

    Media contact for Harleysville National Bank:
    Matt Ciciarelli
    Assistant Vice President
    Marketing Manager
    215-256-8851 ext. 61701
    www.harleysvillebank.com

    Media contact for The Selzer Company
    Thomas Wierzbowski
    Vice President - Medical Liability & Healthcare Division
    Ph: 215-491-2700 x122
    Fax: 215-491-2707
    Email: tom@selzercompany.com
    www.selzercompany.com


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