Improving My Practice

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,...
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...
Oct012014

How your patients use online reviews

In today's health care system, patient satisfaction is becoming increasingly crucial for practices to manage. New reimbursement models are tethered to patient satisfaction scores and the quality of patient care, rather that the number of treatments...
Sep292014

How to respond to negative patient reviews

A 2013 survey by health care technology organization Digital Assent found that 72 percent of patients reported that finding bad reviews online might prevent them from seeing a particular provider. This trend can significantly affect a practice's financial...
Sep252014

3 ways to grow your practice

With the rise in high-deductible plans and the economic effects of the recent recession still lingering, many practices have noticed that fewer patients are entering their door seeking preventative or elective medical care. This trend, combined with shrinking...
Sep182014

Study: Patient reviews can lead to improved care

Today's patients are increasingly relying on online reviews to help them determine which health care providers, dentists, surgeons and specialists best reflect their needs. While this raises some obvious concerns about the validity of these reviews,...