edited by Marc D. Halley
If you’re starting a practice or joining one, The Medical Practice Start-Up Guide will give you clear guidance for avoiding frustrations and costly mistakes.
Drawing on best practices developed by the experienced medical practice management consultants and hands-on managers of the Halley Consulting Group, LLC, this invaluable guide helps you make the smartest start-up and management decisions.
- Key tactics for choosing what’s right for your specific dreams and needs, from type of practice and office location to technology.
- At-a-glance charts help you master overhead expense allocation, practice performance assessment, business insurance, practice management software options, patient intake processes, and more.
- Trouble-shooting checklists take the guesswork out of office space leasing, practice promotion, forms and printed materials, key practice growth indicators, human resources issues, and more.
- Time-saving Internet links speed you to forms and applications, and federal government labor, safety and billing laws and requirements.
- Glossary of terms and resource guide simplify the credentialing process
- The Practice Choice—
Entrepreneurship vs. employment: How to decide what’s best for you
- Planning, Financing and Protecting your Business—
Set yourself up for success, get the money you need, and cover personal and business assets.
- Facility and Site Selection—
How to find space that offers optimum accessibility, productivity, profitability and quality of work life.
- Credentialing: What Is It and Why Do It?—
Establishing relationships with government payers, private insurance carriers.
- Technology Needs Analysis—
How to choose systems that will enhance — and not challenge — your practice.
- Staffing and Human Resources—
How to use federal labor laws to make the most of your greatest asset — your employees.
- New Practice Promotion—
How to fast-track a busy practice by making the best use of the most powerful marketing tools.
- Preparing for Operations—
How to optimize facilities, equipment and human resources to deliver high quality care.
- In Business—
How to solve performance problems and keep your practice running smoothly — and growing