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Solo practice

May/June 2014 Issue
Solo Practice: Can It Survive? [From The Editor]

The environment is tougher than ever. Proactive revenue management and direct pay models provide opportunities for small practices


Jan-Feb 2009 Issue
FP Snapshot [Snapshot]


Sep 2007 Issue
Seven Strategies for Creating a More Efficient Practice [Feature]

The article will describe how "ideal micro practices" achieve low overhead; how they manage phone calls, paper, email, etc. efficiently; and what electronic solutions are effective for small practices.


May 2006 Issue
Developing a Solo Practice Exit Strategy [Feature]

The author describes a succession planning strategy the can help solo family physicians minimize headaches and maximize the value of the practice.


Oct 2003 Issue
Solo Practice: The Way of the Future [Feature]

A solo family physician's argument that solo practice is the magic model for the future of family practice in that it encourages a bias for action, staying close to the customer/patient, keeping things simple, being hands-on and value-driven, consistency of purpose and an emphasis on long-term profits-the key characteristics of excellent organizations.


Oct 2002 Issue
Ten Reasons to Be a Self-Employed Family Physician and Ten Ways to Do It [Feature]

Written by a solo family physician who has been in practice for over 25 years, the article explains why self-employed practice is desirable and offers strategies for making it work.


May 2002 Issue
Answers to Your Questions on Solo, Idealized Practice [Feature]


Mar 2002 Issue
Going Solo: One Doc, One Room, One Year Later [Feature]

The article is second in a three-part series on how a family physician who left a large, successful group to open a solo practice is making it work, using principles he learned from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Idealized Design of Clinical Office Practice project. The second article explains the mechanics of "setting up shop."


Mar 2002 Issue
Reducing Practice to Its Essentials [Editor's Page]

Compares Gordon Moore's completely solo practice to Thoreau's house at Walden Pond


Feb 2002 Issue
Going Solo: Making the Leap [Feature]

This article is the first in a three-part series on how a family physician who left a large, successful group to open a solo practice is making it work, using principles he learned from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Idealized Design of Clinical Office Practice project. The first article explains the market forces and quality concerns that led him to solo practice.


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