Start Your Own Medical Practice

Author: Marlene M. Coleman
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 157248795X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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After years of school and maybe even after some years of practice, you are ready to do it on your own. Running a profitable business takes more than just being a great doctor. Start Your Own Medical Practice provides you with the knowledge to be both a great doctor and a successful business owner. Whether you are looking to open a single practice office or wanting to go into partnership with other colleagues, picking the right location, hiring the right support staff and taking care of all the finances are not easy tasks. With help from Start Your Own Medical Practice, you can be sure you are making the best decisions for success. Don't let a wrong choice slow down your progress. Find advice to: --Create a Business Plan --Manage the Office --Raise Capital --Bill Your Patients --Market Your Practice --Build a Patient Base --Prevent Malpractice Suits --Keep an Eye on the Goal With checklists, sample letters and doctor's office forms, Start Your Own Medical Practice teaches you all the things they didn't in medical school and gives you the confidence to go out and do it on your own.

Starting a Medical Practice

Author: Jeffery P. Daigrepont
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 9781579472962
Format: PDF, Docs
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This complete guide offers all the information physicians need to plan a successful medical practice start-up. Learn about tax and licensing requirements, general accounting principles, personnel management, medical record keeping, billing and collections, risk management and marketing strategies.

The Medical Entrepreneur Second Edition

Author: Steven M. Hacker
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1623098742
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the new second edition of the most popular business and practice managment book for physicians, students and residents. Second edition contains new material for the same low price. The second edition includes a new part III section and includes pearls and proceedings from the 2012 Medical Entrepreneur Symposium. Tip for Doctors & Medical students: You should read this book before signing any contract, joining a medical practice, starting in a medical practice or an unrelated entrepreneurial venture. This book is written to help doctors, medical residents, medical students, and physicians in private practice and academia avoid costly business mistakes in their post medical school career. It is uniquely written from the perspective of a successful physician entrepreneur. The book provides tips, steps, pearls, and pitfalls written in a concise manner. Busy doctors with little time can quickly access critical cost saving information when joining or starting a private practice. Topics include everything from how to set up a practice, sign a contract with another group, hire another doctor, contract with insurance companies, understand health regulations including the HITECH stimulus act, how to qualify to receive stimulus funds, billing in the office, hiring and firing personnel, picking a location, obtaining hospital privileges, applying for the required licenses, electronic health records, practice management software, health technology in the office, how to protect your estate, liability issues,marketing and public relations, design of the medical office and more. Also written for the physician entrepreneur, the book explains how to raise capital, term sheets, understanding venture capital, board of directors, incorporation election issues, how to understand financials, balance sheets, negotiations, hiring the management team, how to take an idea and turn it into an operating business, how to protect your intellectual property, copyrights, trademarks, patents, customer acquisition and how to deal with a business when things go wrong. The book covers much more and includes expert "stat consults" or opinions from corporate attorneys, intellectual property attorneys, board certified health care attorneys and estate attorneys. Read Reviews by leading physicians: “We do not do enough to prepare our trainees for the business of practice. Likewise, so many creative physicians have commercializable ideas, but find out the hard way how a good idea does not a successful business make. Hacker’s book is a gem in that it speaks to both of these challenges in an engaging way. It is chock-full of wisdom, easily read, and very enjoyable reading. I’ll be recommending it to all of our trainees.” Joseph C. Kvedar, MD Director, Center for Connected Health Partners HealthCare System, Inc. Associate Professor of Dermatology Harvard Medical School “Part I allows the reader to envision the necessary activities for opening his or her own practice in the voice of the author, while Part II is a guide for budding entrepreneurs. Part II covers victories and defeats in clear, concise tones that anyone can appreciate and empathize with. Hemingwayesque, concise, and practical, this book would be an ideal gift from department chairs to their senior residents at the start of their last year of training, or a personal purchase around the same time if the chairperson is too cheap to buy it for you. If you are reading this, turn the page and take the roller-coaster ride. Enjoy!” Daniel Mark Siegel MD, MS (Management and Policy) Clinical Professor of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship American Academy of Dermatology President 2011 “After reading this book, I am now more certain than ever that my impressions of Dr. Hacker nearly twenty years ago were correct. His book is an honest, open, forthright attempt to share with his colleagues those precious details he has learned about establishing a medical practice and becoming an entrepreneur. I thought this book was fun to read, informative, concise, and blatantly honest. As I told Dr. Hacker after reading his book, ‘I think you have taught an old dog some new tricks.’ “ Franklin P. Flowers, MD Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

How to Start an Independent Practice

Author: Carolyn R. Zaumeyer
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803610583
Format: PDF
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Teach your students how to do it. This practical, user-friendly, easy-to-read resource manual takes the mystery out of setting up a practice -- from planning through start up, to daily operation. It contains an array of practical topics and basic how to's, and includes forms for completing a self-assessment of personal skills, strengths and weaknesses, and understanding the basics of research. Appendices at the end of chapters include real examples of applications, resumes, CVs, protocols, charts, forms, consents, patient information sheets, and more

Handbook of Concierge Medical Practice Design

Author: Maria K. Todd
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466568186
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In concierge medicine, physicians develop amenities-rich membership programs and collect a monthly or annual membership fee to pay for the amenities in addition to the medical services rendered. Handbook of Concierge Medical Practice Design examines the many considerations physicians must make prior to transitioning their practices into concierge services. Maria K. Todd, a recognized expert in concierge medicine, branding, consulting, healthcare, marketing, medical tourism, planning, and physician practice administration, explains how to set up a concierge practice. She describes how this new business model affects workflow and outlines financial considerations—including managed care payer relations, the hybrid practice, and predictive modeling—to uncover the hidden factors that affect bottom-line performance. The book supplies readers with models for creating a business plan and a strategy for transforming a practice into a concierge practice. It concludes by covering the legal aspects of creating a concierge practice. It includes patient acquisition and retention strategies as well as detailed plans for adding additional doctors and physician extenders, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The book provides sample employment contracts and advice on how to select and work with consultants. It includes chapters on business process re-engineering, workflow management, financial considerations, competitive analysis, developing a business plan, and how to market the new practice.

31 1 2 Essentials for Running Your Medical Practice

Author: John Guiliana
Publisher: Greenbranch Publishing
ISBN: 9780982705513
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Enjoy new control of your practice, profits, people ... and life! Is there formula for running a practice that focuses on healing while still letting you enjoy robust profitability and a personal life, too? Yes! In fact, there are 31 "essentials" - concrete solutions that have been tested, refined and proven to make a difference by highly successful practices. Now, with 31 1/2 Essentials for Running Your Medical Practice you can start using these same ideas to streamline your own practice, contain costs, defuse conflicts, boost reimbursement and increase physician, staff and patient satisfaction.

On Becoming a Doctor

Author: Tania Heller
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402247606
Format: PDF
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Everything They Don't Tell You, Everything You Need to Know Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way. On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path. This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You: Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.

The Business Side of Medicine

Author: MD Mba Harbin
Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group
ISBN: 1938223675
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A guide to help doctors deal with the business aspects of medicine, help those in training evaluate opportunities, and help practicing doctors deal with the questions that arise on a day-to-day basis and while planning for the future.

Starting and Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice

Author: Samuel H. Esterson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763726317
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Basic Handbook On How To Start Up A Private Physical Therapy Practice Is A Hands-On Guide For Any Physical Therapist Who Is Contemplating Or Preparing To Go Out On His/Her Own. Starting & Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice Is A One-Of-A-Kind Guide That Offers Insight Into The How’S, What’S, And Where’S Of Private Business And Gives The Practitioner Enough Information And Insight To Veer Him/Her In The Proper Direction. This Book Is A Guide Map, A Tool Developed To Open Your Eyes To What Is Necessary To Open And Run Your Own, Successful Practice.