The relationship between healthcare providers and patients is an essential component of a successful overall care experience. Offering your undivided attention to the patient by silencing your pager, closing the door, and not interrupting are ideal methods for letting them know that you value their business. Here are 10 more approaches from the American Academy […]
Social media is an affordable and tremendous marketing asset for your concierge medical practice. Just creating a Facebook profile for your practice can dramatically improve your online search results. It also enhances the opportunities for spreading the word about your medical practice and online patient engagement. Making social media a part of your marketing strategy […]
Paying more for health care is not something people want to do, but an investment in a relationship with a private physician is becoming a more and more popular choice. The private medical movement provides patients with the ability to select the type of care they want. Some choose private physicians to avoid waiting for […]
Whether your medical practice is new in town or you’re just trying to expand, marketing is an invaluable tool if it is used correctly. There are a myriad of marketing tools available to businesses, but you have to make sure to use strategies appropriate for a medical practice. Consider using different mediums to really promote […]
Medicare coverage was specifically designed with two goals in mind: to help those whose ability to afford healthcare coverage has been affected by age or disability continue to receive quality medical care, and to provide a financial incentive to physicians to provide such care. Coincidentally, it’s those within the Medicare patient population who require a […]
The relationship you establish with your doctor is essential to managing your health, even though at times visiting the doctor can be challenging. There is an excess of information to gather, protocols to follow and insurance to decipher.
The unremitting economic pressure on providers from insurance companies and the government has jeopardized the personal doctor/patient relationship. […]
According to a survey from Accenture, the number of independent physicians in the United States has decreased significantly. In 2000, roughly 57 percent of all doctors were independent; 2012, that dropped to just 36 percent. The Accenture survey credits the change to the rising model of private or subscription-based medication, which offers a more personalized […]
Many primary care physicians are choosing to convert traditional medical practice into a concierge medicine practice. These boutique practices offer many advantages to the care providers and patients, including the ability to reduce overhead expenses, increase time spent with patients, and provide a higher level of preventive care and service to the people in your […]
Many physicians today are feeling the crunch of operating a medical practice—the huge volume of patients that most practices carry, the paperwork required to keep up with insurance regulations and healthcare laws, and the limited time you have to make an impact on the health of the people you see every day.
If you have considered […]
Finding the right physician is not always as simple as just going to the doctor’s office that is nearest to your home or office. The right physician is someone who you trust and want to work with to improve your overall health. With this in mind, many patients today are choosing to forego the traditional […]