As a physician, you are probably very busy. You spend most of your day working with patients, then the extra time between appointment and after hours on paperwork to satisfy all the regulations and rules that government and insurance companies have for medical practitioners. At the end of each day, you probably don’t feel like […]
If you are a private physician you already know the importance of staying on top of your professional development. By attending continuing education and conferences, like the AAPP’s Fall Summit, you learn about the latest advances in medical care and practice management so you can provide the best patient care. What you may not know […]
In today’s health care environment there are a lot of patients that don’t get the attention and care they want from the doctor. With a growing load of patients in need of care and a shrinking number of primary care providers, doctors have less and less time they can devote to each individual patient.
If you […]
Preserving your overall well-being entails much more than simply keeping germs out of your body. What you eat, how much you exercise, your stress levels and your living environment all play an important role in your physica health. Private physicians have a keen insight into all these pieces of your life because they work much […]
The advantages that come from transitioning to a private practice are virtually unending. Not only are you finally able to enjoy a deeper one-on-one interaction with your patients, but you’re also allowed the freedom to set your own course regarding practice, payment, and billing guidelines. Operating in such autonomy is the dream of nearly every […]
Transitioning to a private practice gives you a great deal of control and flexibility over many aspects of your practice. To keep your patients onboard with the changes you are making, you need to open up the lines of communication. Whether you are slowly making the transition or are considering it, here are some ways […]
With private medicine, patients can select the physician who will be treating them. Treatment options include outpatient at a clinic or as part of the patient’s hospitalization. Private medicine, also known as concierge physicians, retainer practices, direct care practices and boutique practices, is a direct and individual financial relationship between the provider and the patients. […]
Managing a private medical practice is a full-time job. In addition to providing care to patients on a regular basis, physicians must control the finances by routinely reviewing accounts receivable, manage spending on supplies, and regularly provide raises and bonuses for employees.
The majority of private medical practices align with corporate models in which physicians are […]
Since the recent economic downturn, significantly fewer patients are seeking elective medical care. With doctors seeing fewer patients in general, it can be extremely challenging to reach new patients and develop your private medical practice successfully.
Stay informed about the needs of those that live in your community. By meeting a market at the ideal point, […]
More and more doctors are moving into a private model of care, which enables a physician-patient relationship to develop and, ultimately, provides better treatment. In fact, the physicians’ staffing firm Merritt Hawkins found that between 2013 and 2016, roughly 10 percent of doctors will move into a subscription-based service.
If you are considering switching from your […]