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How Do You Keep in Good Communication with Employees?

The most essential part of any relationship is communication, and that is definitely the case between employers and their employees. The duties of a job can sound cut and dry, but in reality, there are so many small details that go into making a business run, and having good communication

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What Are My Employee Rights?

Knowing your rights is always important and that’s no less true in the workplace. That said, it can be difficult to know what your rights are when you’re at work. When you take the time to learn your rights you can put yourself first and make sure that your needs

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How to Make Telemedicine Work for Your Patients

Telemedicine is an increasingly popular way for patients to get the medical care they need in a variety of situations. By offering telemedicine, you can extend your reach and make your services more accessible and convenient for a variety of patients. While it won’t work in every situation, telemedicine is

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How to Boost Efficiency at Your Medical Practice

Certain types of medical care have been in particularly high demand over the last year. Those that saw a decline could reasonably expect that decline to reverse as the economy begins to pick back up and things begin to head in the direction of returning to normal. If you’re going

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How to Cater to Younger Healthcare Consumers

Even if you already have a well-established practice, there are times when you need to bring in new consumers. Finding ways to appeal to younger audiences can help you to build up a patient base that will continue using your office for years to come. Add Telemedicine Telemedicine is a

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Tips for Achieving Workplace Safety In Healthcare

While workplace safety is vital in any business or industry, it is especially important in the healthcare industry. There is a large number of workplace injuries reported in healthcare. This is mainly due to the number of hazards involved. Special attention must be given to workplace safety in healthcare. Understand

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Blog 13 How to Create More Positive Patient Experiences

How to Create More Positive Patient Experiences

While some people think about the medical profession as diagnosing patients and setting up appointments, the medical field is more than that. Doctors who own their own practice must use business strategies and skills to build their brand and find new clients. Creating positive customer experiences should be your number

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How to Effectively Communicate with Patients

Effective communication is pretty important, no matter what job you have or industry you work in. When it comes to communicating about health, though, it becomes absolutely essential. Considering how literally life changing effective communication with your patients can be, how can providers make sure they are doing just that?

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How to Create a Business Plan for Private Practice

Table of Contents Reasons for Writing a Business Plan for Private Practice You want to Start a Business You Own an Established Practice and seeking help You Need to Determine your Objectives You are Trying to Predict the Future You Want to Use it to Raise All the Money you

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How To Build Business Foundation For Your Private Therapy Practice

Table of Contents Definition of Business Foundation Before defining the Business Foundation, first, define what foundation means because it might mean something different to you than me or whatnot. So let’s explain it. According to Merriam-Webster: The act of founding is the foundation. A basis upon which something stands or

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Your 2021 Healthcare Marketing Strategy Guide

6 Strategies to Improve your Healthcare Marketing Strategy Having a proper healthcare marketing strategy is vital to compete and thrive in the 2021 post-COVID market.  The healthcare industry is a billion-dollar monster. As a private practice, you need to have a healthcare marketing strategy that fully encapsulates the ins and

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Tools That Can Help Add Patients to Your Clinic

Healthcare clinics rely on a steady stream of patients coming in to stay in business. Unless you’re already very well established, finding ways to get new patients coming in the doors is an important part of your business operations. Fortunately, there are tools you can use to attract more patients

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What Doctors Should Know About Their Online Reputation

An online reputation for any profession is an important aspect. A doctor holds people’s lives in their hands and their online reputation will make or break their career. They need to be aware of their online reputation and how to manage and respond to it. What Doctors Should Know About

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The Vision Behind a Deconstructed MSO | WWMP

Throughout the last 50 years, it has become a trend for healthcare private practice’s to turn over the control of their day-to-day operations. The way that they achieve this as they partner with what’s called an MSO, a management services organization.

In theory, it’s incredible. Doctors get to focus

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The Optimum Payer Mix | Building Your Billing Department

Let me ask you a question, how much revenue has your private practice lost due to simple revenue cycle management mistakes? After 12 years of auditing private practices, books, operations, and systems, I’ve found a trend of private practices leaving tens of thousands of dollars on the table on an

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Your Complete Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Let me ask you a question, how much revenue has your private practice lost due to simple revenue cycle management mistakes. After 12 years of auditing private practices, books, operations, and systems, I’ve found a trend of private practices leaving tens of thousands of dollars on the table on an

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The Role Of Data Analytics In Healthcare in 2020

Understanding Data Analytics in Healthcare Data analytics’s primary role is to help the entrepreneur better manage money, capital, and human resources by making well-informed decisions affecting the healthcare firm. In healthcare management, data analytics bank on artificial intelligence to break down complex numbers into easily-understandable bits of information and provide a correct

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How An MSO Helps Healthcare Providers Grow Their Practice

Many healthcare providers are struggling to grow their healthcare practice while maintaining autonomy in their business. A Healthcare Management Services Organization allows private practices to integrate administrative services and lower overhead costs. A healthcare MSO model will provide affordable administrative assistance including tools and support for comprehensive analytics, billing, payroll,

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Healthcare Practice Responses to COVID 19 Challenges

Healthcare Practice Responses to COVID-19 Challenges

COVID-19 has presented unique challenges to the healthcare system. These challenges include needing to treat people, but also needing to reduce contamination, as well as handling the visits of family and friends to patients. The healthcare system has risen to the challenge and has responded valiantly. Here are three such

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Identify Your Patient Lifetime Value | Healthcare Marketing

Introduction One of the common questions I get from potential clients is how to identify your marketing budget and the value of healthcare marketing ideas in today’s digital marketing environment. So when building your marketing strategy or identifying a marketing budget, you must identify your customer’s lifetime value. Again, I’m

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Private Practice GMB Optimization in 2020

How Optimizing Your Google My Business Page Can Benefit Your Therapy Business in 2020 Google My Business(GMB) has arguably become one of the most essential marketing tools for local business owners in the last five years. It is yet another step that Google has taken to move the focus away

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How Healthcare Practices Can Better Plan for the Next Public Health Crisis

How Healthcare Practices Can Better Plan for the Next Public Health Crisis

The emergence and spread of COVID-19 has pushed many healthcare practices to their literal and metaphorical tipping points. With states reopening businesses and taking measures to lift lockdown restrictions, healthcare practitioners are reevaluating their approaches to pandemic treatment. In tandem with such reevaluations, healthcare practices need to make sure that

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Client Testimonial – Thank You Infinity Kids!

Client Testimonial Thank you Infinity Kids! Infinity Kids Success Story https://www.infinitykidsoc.com/ Serving all of Orange County We want to enable children to participate in all daily occupations to the best of their ability through play. Our multidisciplinary team believes in looking at the whole child using a family-centered approach. Infinity Kids

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Client Testimonial – Thank You Southwest Foot and Ankle

Thank you Southwest Foot and Ankle! Southwest Foot and Ankle https://southwestaustinfoot.com/ https://vimeo.com/412879253 Southwest Austin Foot & Ankle Clinic is a friendly, comfortable office that provides comprehensive and compassionate care for a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions, including heel pain, sports injuries, bunions, pediatric foot issues, painful toenails, skin

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Client Testimonial – Thank You Divine Journey!

Thank you Divine Journey! Divine Journey Success Story https://divinejourney.org/ Divine Journey helps women to tackle infertility, teaches moms how to enhance their health, empowers women to give birth more confidently and supports families in the postpartum. By blending traditional Ayurvedic medicine, childbirth preparation and allied health modalities of bodywork and

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How Managers Can Connect With Their Employees

One of the most important things managers can do is developing effective communication with their employees. A lack of communication can lead to mistakes, frustrated employees, and, in some cases, even a toxic work environment. While not everyone can be a perfect communicator, it’s important for managers to make the

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How to Improve Your Employee Training Program

Training is important to your business’s growth and success. When you train your employees, you are investing in not only your business’s future success but your employees as well. Ultimately, you create a positive work environment that is conducive to everyone performing at their best. Here are three ways you

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How Providers Can Increase Rural Access to Healthcare

Accessibility is key when it comes to healthcare. Rural areas tend to have a shortage of doctors, and this can create challenges for healthcare systems and patients. This guide will cover several options that healthcare providers might wish to consider when attempting to expand access to healthcare for people living

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4 Unique Ways to Facilitate Social Activity Between Employees

Building a sense of community among your employees and team members can go a long way when it comes to setting and achieving goals while maintaining a positive workplace atmosphere. Facilitating social activity between your employees does not have to feel stressful or tedious, especially with a bit of creative

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How to Ensure the Safety of Employees in the Workplace

Injuries and illnesses in the workplace are common, and they can cost billions of dollars to employers. The emotional distress that injures may cause employees can affect their productivity in the long term. For this reason, having the appropriate safety measures in place is mandatory for any successful business operation.

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Should I Hire an In-House IT Expert or Use a Remote IT Service?

Creating and building a successful business today requires not only the ability to deliver high-quality goods in a thriving market, but also the ability to utilize tools such as the internet, social media, and new marketing mediums to your advantage. Without an effective IT, or internet technology team, launching a

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What Are Care Gaps and How Do I Close Them?

In health and wellness professions, there is often a discrepancy between best practice and actual care. This gap between recommended standards and the treatment patients actually receive are called care gaps. There are several ways gaps in care can occur, including poor patient-provider communication and misinformation. There may also be

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Business Practices That Reduce the Risk of Diagnosis Issues

Serious diagnostic errors that can result in injury, complications, or death, are a medical professional’s greatest fear. Of course, every doctor wants to do everything they can to reduce the risk of this tragedy occurring. Fortunately, decades of research and practice have illuminated several business practices that you can implement

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How Doctors Can Make Better Use of Health Records

Your health records constitute one of the most important tools in your doctor’s arsenal. It would be almost impossible for your doctor to effectively treat you without knowing your past illnesses, medications, family history and allergies. Despite this, medical records are often a surprisingly disorganized and underutilized tool. There are

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How to Create a Safer Environment in the Workplace

Accidents happen in the workplace, but there are many steps that an employer can take to increase the safety of their employees. Although higher standards for workplace safety have helped to protect employees, the goal should be to keep working to reach a point of absolute safety, and it all

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How the Healthcare Industry Can Battle Rising Costs

Surging health care costs have presented a burden to providers and patients for several decades now, and the problem doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Forecasters estimate that healthcare costs will continue to rise unless serious steps are taken to lower expenses. The U.S. currently has the most expensive

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How to Improve the Efficiency of HR Operations

The success of a business begins in the Human Resources department. It is crucial that every department undergoes through an annual audit, but it’s especially important for HR. This will determine what processes should be improved, eliminated, or changed to become more efficient.

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Why Does Attitude Matter When Hiring?

Often, the most important task for a new business owner is to acquire talent that can take the business to the next level. Understandably, business owners desire a staff that knows what it’s doing, but is that really everything you should look for in a potential employee? The following explains

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Stop Doing These 3 Things When Hiring

As an employer, it can be tough to find great matches for your business. After all, a resume and interview is just a small slice of the person you are looking to bring on board. Many employers exacerbate the problem by using outdated methods that can hurt them or give

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When Is Patient Data Most at Risk?

When you provide information to your doctor or doctor’s office, you assume that your data and personal information are going to be kept secret. While technology has advanced these days, there are still situations where patient data is compromised. This can occur through technology, but data breaches can also occur

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Is Your Clinic Making One of These Efficiency Mistakes?

Efficiency keeps a clinic running smoothly, but is your clinic actually running as effectively as it could be? Some sneaky errors can cost you and your clinic both time and money. These can also cause unnecessary stress for you, your employees, and patients. Here are some signs that the way

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How Can I Protect My Healthcare Practice From Lawsuits?

Any medical professional who has received communication from a lawyer advising of possible litigation from former patients knows that sinking feeling that trouble is ahead. Lawsuits are a fact of life in our society; however, medical professionals can take a number of steps to protect themselves and their staff from

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Why You Can’t Neglect Workplace Culture

If your practice’s workplace environment were a setting in a novel, how would you characterize it? Would it be a place of inclusiveness and teamwork? Would the opposite hold true? Thinking about the culture of your work environment forces you to think about what values, attitudes, and beliefs you embrace

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Pay Attention to Customer Experience

Creating a positive customer experience, especially in a busy industry like healthcare, is increasingly important in today’s review-driven society. Luckily, there are many ways to do this. If you’re wondering how much of your energy you should put into making your brand known for its positive experiences, then look no

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3 Critical Components of Employee Engagement

If your employees are not engaged in their work, it becomes unlikely that they’ll be able to produce work that is above average. You can’t just hire someone, give him or her a task and expect him or her to be focused. As a boss, you have to give your

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3 Types of Leave Employees May Be Entitled to by Law

Most employees are entitled to take a temporary leave of absence from their workplace regardless of how it affects the employer. State regulations vary, but under federal law, your company may be required to grant three types of leave with few questions asked. Here’s what you need to know as

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Boosting employee engagement is one of the most effective ways to increase a company’s bottom line. A company that invests in employee engagement programs has enough manpower to adequately take care of its clients. It also has high retention rates. Many employers know they need employee engagement programs, but they’re

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Tips for Avoiding Discrimination Accusations in the Workplace

Discrimination lawsuits are costly, time-consuming, and generate bad press. While basic measures such as a strict anti-discrimination policy and training employees on avoiding discrimination are helpful, they may not be enough to protect a business from accusations of discrimination. Luckily, there are other policies and practices a business can implement

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3 Ways Employers Can Support Employees with Children

Attracting and keeping great talent is a key factor in running a successful health care practice. Patients often base their willingness to return to a practice on their experience interacting with practitioners from whom they’ve received care or treatment. With rising costs of day care and lack of support from

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Healthcare: Should You Hire for Education or Experience?

The field of medical human resources is definitely full of both its rewards and challenges. Ask anyone in this field, and they will tell you that one of the most ever-present debates would be: Do you hire based on someone’s education or experience? Of course, some counter with another question:

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Understanding the SBA Loan Process

The whole process of applying and securing a loan from the SBA can be a daunting and tedious one for prospective loan borrowers. Everything from understanding how the SBA loan process works, to where to go for it, extending to how to go about it, and right down to everything

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3 Common Pain Points in Healthcare Practices

Keeping a medical practice running smoothly and ensuring the satisfaction of both employees and patients can be a challenging endeavor. There are a lot of moving pieces that need to align to ensure the greatest success. With proper management, attention to detail and careful planning, a highly effective healthcare practice

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3 Aspects of a Healthcare Business that Need to Be Automated

The healthcare industry is historically one of the last industries to adopt technology, including automation. An automated system can be highly beneficial in healthcare. Automation means better accuracy, easier access to patient accounts, and a more efficient system overall. The following are 3 aspects of a healthcare business that should

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The Secret to Effective Ownership Succession Planning

Succession planning is an extremely important aspect of any practice. Succession planning should be looked at through multiple lenses inclusive of leadership succession plan and ownership. Once a practitioner reaches a certain point in their professional journey, retirement becomes a reality they can see in the near future – the

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Top Benefits Employers Should Offer Their Employees and Why

If you own or run a healthcare company, then you can often get the best employees by offering a competitive benefits package. This may also help prevent employee turnover, which remains a lingering problem in the healthcare industry. Here are some benefits that you might want to consider offering your

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How to Improve Communications in the Workplace

When you’re managing an office or department, especially in the healthcare industry, it’s important to make communication a top priority. This ensures that an increase in your efficiency. If your communication is lacking, it can lead to poor customer service. It also affects the success of the organization. If you’re

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4 Ways To Recruit Top Talent Nurses To Your Practice

In today’s world of healthcare, nurses are in high demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a 26 percent increase in job growth for nurses through 2020. Because of this, doctors in private practice will find themselves in tough competition to recruit the most talented

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4 Reasons Why Veterans Make Great Employees

Veterans make great employees for many different reasons. Hiring a veteran is a great service to the men and women who have served this country, and it will highly benefit your own organization. If you have job vacancies in your organization, here are four great reasons why you should recruit

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6 Digital Marketing Methods That Still Work Wonders

New customers are the lifeblood of every healthy business—and good marketing keeps them flowing. In the healthcare industry, a steady stream of patients is crucial to the long-term health of your business. To help you stay on top of your marketing game, here are six digital marketing methods that will

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How To Protect The Proprietary Parts Of Your Business

Business owners protect their intellectual properties using patents, copyrights or trademarks. They must choose the right type of license or contract or else they face severe legal consequences. Learn about the ways that you should defend the proprietary aspects of your company.

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Tips for Keeping Your Employees on Task

Even with a perfect work environment, it can be tough for a boss to keep all their employees on task and motivated. From mindlessly browsing the internet to spending too much time around the water cooler, there are a million time wasters in the modern workplace.

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Should I Take Out a Loan to Start My Business?

Starting business is exciting for any new business owner. You have so many plans in mind, and are probably excited to introduce your product to the marketplace. As you begin setting up, finances are most likely the first thing on your mind. One option to gain capital is to take

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Does Coloring Relieve Work-Related Stress?

Coloring may seem like a child’s activity, but recent research has revealed that it can have lasting benefits for adults. By bringing the activity into the workplace, you may be able to reduce stress among your employees. In turn, lower stress levels will result in a more efficient staff.

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How To Protect Your Business from Sexual Harassment Allegations

With dramatic new developments in personal rights evolving rapidly, it is essential for small business owners to be aware of legal definitions and protections of potential minority groups, including those who may experience discrimination due to sexual harassment. According to Joel H. Schwartz, people who have been sexually harassed have

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