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When this practice's initial success began to fade, the physicians and staff had to rethink “business as usual.”
Seemingly simple strategies can transform your practice.
A highly efficient practice is within your reach if you’re willing to examine your processes and ruthlessly eliminate waste.
Delivering top-notch care requires more than individual skill and motivation.
Two tools – gap analysis and root cause analysis – can work together to tell you where and why you might be lagging financially.
The author describes how to maximize your efficiency by organizing your incoming and outgoing messages and other patient-related information.
Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line.
Using proven techniques borrowed from the business world, you can eliminate bottlenecks and waste in your practice.
Their revenues are up. Their quality of care is high. And their doctors are getting home in time for dinner.
Physians often have less than 15 minutes to spend with each patient. The author shares advice on how to make the most of short patient visits, such as not rushing through a physical exam, asking questions and maintaining eye contact.