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Today’s BIG Idea is a quick podcast for busy medical practice managers dealing with coronavirus. I’ve described several suggestions that might help, particularly around data mining appointment data to see what we can of the future. Can you quickly find patients over 65 with non-essential appointment types, or find contact information to speedily contact patients, or find an open surgical slot as hospitals limit OR time and cancel elective surgeries? What are practices doing about an increased risk of no shows or reduced productivity? Cash flow will be issue. Here are some ideas that I hope will spark adaptations in your practice.