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Archive for month: December, 2016

Advice for the Endodontist – Make business learning a priority.

Advice for the Endodontist – Make business learning a priority. As a doctor, you continually learn and sharpen your clinical skills so that you can always provide the best possible care for patients. As the practice CEO, you need to take a similar approach to the business side of your practice. Learn as much about the business of endodontics as possible through articles, courses and seminars.

Learn what’s holding back your practice. Find out how our Practice Performance Analysis™, conducted at your office by one of our Certified Practice Analysts, can lead directly to practice growth. To learn more, download Dr. Levin’s free whitepaper, “How to Increase the Income from Your Practice,” at www.levingroup.com/ppa.

Advice for the Pediatric Dentist – Understand where you want to go.

Advice for the Pediatric Dentist – Understand where you want to go. What are your goals for your practice and your life? Do you want to have a practice that generates $1 million, $1.5 million or more? Do you want to work only 3½ days a week? Retire by 55? Buy another practice? Take a month-long vacation in Europe? Articulate your goals and devise a plan for achieving them.

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Advice for the Surgical Specialist – Make business learning a priority.

Advice for the Surgical Specialist – Make business learning a priority. As a doctor, you continually learn and sharpen your clinical skills so that you can always provide the best possible care for patients. As the practice CEO, you need to take a similar approach to the business side of your practice. Learn as much about the business of oral surgery as possible through articles, courses and seminars.

Learn what’s holding back your practice. Find out how our Practice Performance Analysis™, conducted at your office by one of our Certified Practice Analysts, can lead directly to practice growth. To learn more, download Dr. Levin’s free whitepaper, “How to Increase the Income from Your Practice,” at www.levingroup.com/ppa.

Advice for the Dentist – Make business learning a priority.

Advice for the Dentist – Make business learning a priority. As a dentist, you continually learn and sharpen your clinical skills so that you can always provide the best possible care for patients. As the practice CEO, you need to take a similar approach to the business side of your practice. Learn as much about the business of dentistry as possible through articles, courses and seminars.

If practice growth is a priority, find out about Levin Group management consulting. We’ve helped thousands of dentists reach their financial goals. To find out why our live consulting and training programs work so well… and how they can work for you… click here.

Advice for the Orthodontist – Understand where you want to go.

Advice for the Orthodontist – Understand where you want to go. What are your goals for your practice and your life? Do you want to have a practice that generates $1 million, $1.5 million or more? Do you want to work only 3½ days a week? Retire by 55? Buy another practice? Take a month-long vacation in Europe? Articulate your goals and devise a plan for achieving them.

Free Dental E-Newsletter: Subscribe to Practice Success, a monthly e-newsletter with the latest how-to articles by Dr. Roger Levin, updates on emerging trends, interactive features and links to extensive professional resources. Sign up here.

Keep your social media posts short.

Keep your social media posts short. More and more people are using smartphones for everything… including connections to their favorite social media sites. Even if there’s no character limit at the sites your pedo practice is using, keep your posts short and to the point so they’ll stand out even on a tiny screen.

Use systems to make your day easier.

Use systems to make your day easier. A busy day can create chaos and stress, and inadequate systems contribute to the problem. Implementing documented, step-by-step systems protects you and fellow team members from being overwhelmed. Systems provide consistency and continuity, thereby decreasing stress in the practice for everyone.

Don’t play the blame game.

Don’t play the blame game. When things go wrong… as they occasionally will… discuss the situation in a constructive way. Avoid finger pointing. Try to focus on the main issue and not on extraneous matters. This is usually the best way to find a mutually agreeable solution.

Track observation patients.

Track observation patients. Calculate the percentage of observation patients who are overdue for appointments every month. The practice should have a goal of keeping that number below 1%. If an observation patient misses an appointment, a staff member should call to reschedule within 24 hours.

Use systems to make your day easier.

Use systems to make your day easier. A busy day can create chaos and stress, and inadequate systems contribute to the problem. Implementing documented, step-by-step systems protects you and fellow team members from being overwhelmed. Systems provide consistency and continuity, thereby decreasing stress in the practice for everyone.

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