why your clinic should ditch paper & take your practice manuals online - medical practice setup management marketing and consulting - nicky jardine

This article appeared first in the Hot Docs newsletter. With accreditation fast approaching it is imperative to have good systems in place for your practice. This means having all of your documentation in one area.

Medical Practice Management Software (PMS) and clinical software have gone through several changes over the years. They still help practices organise medical records, billing and appointments; but applications now perform other functions too, such as automation of recalls and reminders, ePrescribing, patient kiosks, online appointments, patient portals – some all in the one program.

Start taking the first steps to opening your own medical practice. You can read the original newsletter article here from Elite Fit Out November 2017 newsletter. The idea of ‘going out on your own’ can be an exciting yet daunting experience. Ensuring that your practice will meet both your needs and the needs

We have expressed, on many occasions, the importance of having doctors on binding written contracts to ensure the continuity of their services to your practice and to protect your goodwill. Contractor or employee? Don’t forget, how hard it was and how much it cost to recruit them!

A partnership of trusts is not an uncommon structure for the operation of a medical practice. But are you aware that at law there is a rule against self-dealing? Now consider for a moment the not uncommon structure for the ownership and operation of a medical practice where a company was incorporated (A Co. Pty Ltd)

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Should Doctors have a sales force? Should doctors have a sales force? Hmmm…. The reality is that all doctors have a sales force. They are your frontline staff. Receptionists, nurses, practice managers, anyone who has a direct interface with your patients – whether clinical or non-clinical – is your sales force.

Should Doctors have a sales force? Should doctors have a sales force? Hmmm…. The reality is that all doctors have a sales force. They are your frontline staff. Receptionists, nurses, practice managers, anyone who has a direct interface with your patients – whether clinical or non-clinical – is your sales force.