Internal Office Communications

There are days when all *&%! seems to break loose inside an office and no one seems to be talking to anyone.  Messages don’t get delivered.  Agreements are made but not written.  Orders or directions are given to one person but not…
Wasting Marketing Dollars

Wasting Marketing Dollars

Many practice owners feel that everything will be solved, in terms of running a successful practice, if they can just drive in more new business.  They have somehow come to the conclusion that more new patients will solve everything that is…
Dr. Google

Dr. Google vs. You (The Real Doctor)

You, like many practitioners, may be experiencing an increasing number of patients coming to see you who have already gone to Dr. Google and “found” their problem and think they know the solution.  This can be very frustrating and challenging…

Has your Practice Plateaued?

What does “Has your practice plateaued” actually mean? Definition of plateaued: “Reached a state of little or no change after a time of activity or progress.” Most practices do plateau at some point, and sometimes many times in the life…
Clone

What to do when there’s only one of you

Some days you can feel a little overwhelmed … not even necessarily because of your practice.  Rather, it is all the other “stuff” in life that gets piled on you as well, as if the practice didn’t keep you busy enough.  Home stuff,…

Websites – Gotta Have ‘Em!

This is one of the most difficult subjects, but it needs to be written about. It is a major topic of conversation with most practice owners I meet with these days.  Most have a website but most of them are semi-useless (the website, not the…