Category Archives : Running a Practice

Practice the Following Techniques to Become the Master of Your Own Time for the Sake of Your Clinic

Carry a schedule and record all your thoughts, conversations and activities for a week. This will help you understand how much you can get done during the course of a day and where your precious moments are going. You’ll see how much time is actually spent producing results and how much time is wasted on […]

7 Important Reasons Why You Should Set Goals – Part 2

Following on from last week, below are even more reasons why it is important to set goals for your clinic. 4. Creates Accountability Having goals in your clinic makes you accountable. Rather than just talk, you are now obligated to act. This accountability is accountability to yourself, not anyone else. By setting specific targets, you […]

7 Important Reasons Why You Should Set Goals – Part 1

Do you set goals for your practice? What are your goals for the next 1 year? How about 3 years from now? 5 years? 10 years? What are your aspirations for your practice? Goal setting is the first step of successful goal achievement in your clinic. It marks your first point toward success. It’s when […]

Rules of Goal Setting for Your Practice

If you want to succeed in your clinic, you need to set goals. Without goals you lack focus and direction. Goal setting not only allows you to take control of your clinic’s direction; it also provides you a benchmark for determining whether you are actually succeeding in your clinic. To accomplish your clinic goals, however, […]

Take Your Time When You Hire, When It Comes Time to Firing Do It Fast!

Nowhere is the similarity between sport and business (your healthcare practice) as closely aligned as it is when it comes to building great teams. So what’s the best way to recruit the best clinicians, practice managers and reception staff for your practice? And what’s the best way to get rid of them if they don’t […]

Avoid Costly, Preventable Employee Lawsuits in Your Clinic

I have recently heard about a case an employee won that involved a $200,000 payout in a Podiatry practice. Regardless of the dollar amount of the damages paid, practices can also face reputational risks when/if the ‘cat is let out of the bag’. The good news is such lawsuits generally don’t occur without warning and […]

More Ways to Market Your Practice in 2019 (Part 7)

Here are some other avenues to attract more new patients to your clinic starting tips 30 to 35. Win patients back. Contact former patients and try to win them back with “We’ve missed you!” postcards or give them a call – this can often work better. Don’t forget to offer an incentive to come back […]

The Reasons Why Clinics Lose their Best Staff (Part 2)

5. They don’t communicate of the vision This sounds like an obvious point, but it’s so easily neglected. Employees or contractors want to feel excited and passionate about the clinic they work for and need to see a clear vision on the horizon. If an clinic fails to promote the brand internally and fails to […]

The Reasons Why Clinics Lose their Best Staff (Part 1)

Employee retention is important for any clinic, but some do seem to continually get it wrong. Even the bigger practices – who have no trouble in attracting talent (whether it be reception staff or clinical staff) – fail to have a successful talent management strategy in place. Here are some reasons why clinics could fail […]

How YOU Can Use The 80/20 Rule to Market Your Practice More Effectively in 2019

I’m a firm believer in the “80/20 Rule” and I’ve found that you can apply the rule to many things, including the marketing of your practice in 2019. Historically, the 80/20 Rule is actually called the Pareto Principle and comes from an economic study that was done by an Italian economist, Wilfredo Pareto who learned […]