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What We’re Reading – 7 Ways to Attract New Patients to Your Medical Practice

Virtually all providers are looking for ways to grow their patient base.  The challenge in these economic times is to do it without spending a fortune on marketing and advertising services.   This article explores less expensive and even free options … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Strategic Planning for Your Medical Practice

The words ‘strategic planning’ usually conjure up a mega-conglomerate with multiple committees and planning gurus, not a small to medium-sized medical practice, right?  Wrong. Physicians and decision makers need to – at least annually – stop, look at environmental factors … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Make the Most of Patient Education Opportunities at Your Practice

Studies show that a large number of patients consult the Internet about symptoms, illnesses and treatments before speaking with a medical practitioner.  Most doctors appreciate a well-informed patient who is empowered to participate in his or her health care.  However, … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – The Five Biggest Medical Practice Marketing Mistakes

There’s no doubt that these are trying economic times and marketing budgets often take a back seat to operating budgets.  But some prudent tips from this great article can help you make or keep our business successful.  By outlining some … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – 5 Vital Signs for Your Practice's Health

The phrase ‘vital signs’ makes most people think of patients, but did you know that your medical practice also has vital signs?  And just like in the human body, these business vital signs are just as crucial to your existence. … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Seven Steps to Being a Better Medical Office Manager

Wouldn’t we all love an article about ways to improve on our skill sets and make our company better?  Since a Medical Office Manager is the glue that holds a practice together and makes sure everything is running smoothly, you … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – 9 Ways to Avoid Burnout

A recent JAMA article (JAMA. 2011;305(19):2009-2010) claims that “Burnout is common among physicians in the United States, with an estimated 30% to 40% experiencing burnout.”  The author of an article on Physicians Practice suggests nine ways that physicians can avoid … Read Full Post

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The Dysfunctional Medical Practice – Part III of a Five Part Series

We have been discussing a chaotic physician practice client with numerous issues impeding office success. So far, we’ve explored tardiness and chattiness. Of course, there is no magic bullet solution to physician practice problems, and the approach must be multi-faceted, … Read Full Post

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