You May Not Have The Stomach For The Future of Private Health Care…

In the last 30 years my generation of docs have first hand witnessed the destruction of one of the pillars of this country, reasonably compensated health care for private practice owners by third parties. Just like I wrote about in Living and Practicing By Design, society suffers greatly when it asks us to give up 7-10 years of our lives to learn to serve and one roadblock after another is put in the way of making a go of it in healthcare outside a big institution.

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Lessons Learned?

With fuel prices dropping like a stone, and a huge difference in gasoline pricing just 10 miles apart in these northeast towns, I can’t help but wonder, have we learned anything about the current trends and events that have a huge impact upon our lives? I certainly hope so, but only time will tell. Here’s…

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Step by Step Implementation Guide

One of the biggest issues in private practice done right, is developing a step-by-step plan of implementation, what to do, and exactly when. I am often asked by doctors, “Can you please tell me what to do next?” The reality is, this is formulaic, and with a little effort, you too can develop an implementation…

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Influence-The Doctors Who Will Save Healthcare

Without power, profit and influence, in your own life and practice, you are unlikely to learn from the past, deal with the present and plan as accurately as possible for the future. But just why are these so important? One of my fascinations as a consultant comes from dealing the vast differences in how people…

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Doing Everything You Can to Promote YOUR Private Practice?

One of the biggest challenges that many forget who attempt to specialize in private practice is how focused and targeted their marketing needs to be. And this is simply because too many private practice owners believe that “anyone” is their patient.

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The Final Roadblocks

This week in our Perfect Practice Tips series we are examining the final roadblocks of the six most common to successful private practice management. Roadblock Five: Failing to Give Patients the Big Picture A component of practice that often seems to be forgotten today is ensuring that you are giving patients the “big picture” of health.…

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The Next Set of Private Practice Roadblocks

      This week in our Perfect Practice Tips series we’ll continue examining the six most common roadblocks to successful private practice management.  Let’s talk about the next two obstacles doctors frequently encounter: Roadblock Three: Reimbursement Issues You cannot survive if you fail to pay close enough attention to your Finance Department. If you choose to…

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Private Practice Mastery

Those who continue to be very successful in private practice have an ever evolving vision about the way they want their life to be and then carefully design the way they want their practices to support their personal goals and dreams. Never before, have their been more simultaneous changes facing those amongst us who continue…

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