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Nov182014

What patients expect from their health care provider

Health care professionals know the truth of the old adage "doctors make the worst patients." Many providers have become so engrossed on the internal side of care that they have forgotten what a normal patient experience feels like. Today, the...
Nov122014

Building a successful chiropractic practice

The country's population is growing older, and will likely soon require specialized care that reflects the needs of an aging workforce. Already, over one half of working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms, and low back pain is the single...
Nov112014

Improving patient perception of your dental practice

The way you manage your dental office can leave lasting impressions on your patients and significantly impact your retention rates. We often hear of the value of first impressions, but few practice owners take the time to see their office through...
Nov102014

Increasing primary care practice revenue

Independent primary care practices face a wide variety of new challenges in today's marketplace. Shrinking reimbursement, increased federal regulation, significant cost-control initiatives and a trend of patients choosing to seek treatment in...
Nov032014

How your staff can influence the quality of the doctor-patient relationship

The patient-physician relationship can be influenced by a large number of factors. While building strong relationships are key to the long-term success of a practice, providers need to be aware that what happens outside of the room can also significantly...
Nov032014

Medical practice staff reviews offer opportunity to improve patient experience

No matter your specialty or field, every practice should be capitalizing on the opportunities that staff performance evaluations represent. Not only can they help protect a practice against the risks associated with employee disagreements or terminations,...
Oct272014

Tips for finding the right dentist

Few patients look forward to dental visits. In fact, 32 percent of Americans haven't seen their dentist in the past year and a half, and that number continues to rise.  This trend can have worrying implications, and not just for the brightness...
Oct082014

Important considerations for marketing your dental practice

Dental practice owners can often struggle to rationalize the investment cost of advertising and marketing campaigns. After all, the "shotgun" approach, where a large audience is granted limited exposure to a practice, can often come with a hefty...
Oct062014

Keys to building a strong family practice

Building a strong and sustainable family medical group is an incredibly involved and labor-intensive task. Finding the right staff, location and equipment for the right prices is not easily accomplished, and can often require patience and extensive planning. The...
Oct022014

Strong doctor-patient relationships lead to higher quality care

According to research from the American College of Physicians (ACP), the level of personal connection between a patient and doctor can affect the quality of care provided. This reflects the growing trend of patient-centered care, where the patient...