Learn How To Create A Budget For Your Medical Practice

In medicine, the mention of the word profit is often viewed or interpreted as a dirty word. It is as if the word does not belong in the lexicon when health care is addressed.   I argue (in the context of the private medical practice setting) that profitability is a medical practice's responsibility for one simple reason. If the medical practice (also known as a business) doesn’t deliver profits, health care providers are unable to provide for … [Read more...]

AAP NCE: Top Secrets from a Pediatric Practice Manager

There is no doubt that our medical practices are getting more complex. In addition to managing patients, insurance, billing, collections, EMRs, EOBs, and statements, just to name a few, we also have to ensure we remain profitable. So how does one stay on top of all these things without losing sight of our objectives? How do we continue to manage our day-to-day tasks while implementing ICD-10? How do we ensure that our of patients are immunized … [Read more...]

I Don’t Know How Else To Put This, But My Ebook Is Kind of a Big Deal

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you probably know about my e-book, 101 Ways to Transform Your Practice. If you haven’t picked it up (it is free by the way) I wanted to give you a little nudge to do so. Not everything in the ebook is going to work in your practice. But at the very least, I think the ebook will spark ideas that you would have not had otherwise. If you are still not convinced, then let me share this little something … [Read more...]

I Don't Know How Else To Put This, But My Ebook Is Kind of a Big Deal

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you probably know about my e-book, 101 Ways to Transform Your Practice. If you haven’t picked it up (it is free by the way) I wanted to give you a little nudge to do so. Not everything in the ebook is going to work in your practice. But at the very least, I think the ebook will spark ideas that you would have not had otherwise. If you are still not convinced, then let me share this little something that … [Read more...]

I Have a Proposal

Since I’ve started the blog, I’ve gotten a few requests from people to help them out with different practice/business issues. After answering a few of these questions, I’ve realized that I really enjoy doing this type of work. I enjoy analyzing data, researching topics, and giving different perspectives in an effort to solve medical practice business problems for other managers and physicians. Here’s why I like it Not only do I help people out … [Read more...]

Why I Blog

I showed friends my blog the other day and after reading a few post, they said, “Why are you telling everybody your secrets?” In fact, my wife mentioned the same thing when I told her I had decided to write a blog about our practice.  I thought about what they said, and wrote down the reasons I blog. Because I want to share. I decided on a single 2009 resolution, and it was to contribute. I want to share my time, knowledge and expertise. … [Read more...]