Do Pediatricians Have A Marketing Problem? [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

Today, Chip and install about pediatricians’ marketing problem. We dive in and discuss how pediatricians have not done a good job of distinguishing themselves from the competition. And when we say competition, we don’t mean other pediatricians, but rather retail based clinics and large hospital networks. The result of our poor efforts in differentiating ourselves? Parents don’t … Continue reading “Do Pediatricians Have A Marketing Problem? [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

Brandon, What Is Your Policy On Keeping Credit Numbers on File? [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

I continue to get a lot of questions about our practice’s policy of collecting credit information from all of our patients. So Chip and I thought we’d dig into what is a recognized growing trend. In this episode, I describe my thoughts going into this decision, some of my concerns, and why we decided to … Continue reading “Brandon, What Is Your Policy On Keeping Credit Numbers on File? [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

Big is Not Necessary Better – How a Solo Doctor is Changing Pediatric Healthcare in Her Own Way [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

Today on the AwesomeCast, we had the pleasure to talk to Dr. Robin Warner. Dr Warner is a solo doc outside of Cleveland. Chip and I were interested in talking to Dr. Warner for several reasons. For starters, we wanted to learn about her experience as a solo doc. We also uncovered some interesting patterns … Continue reading “Big is Not Necessary Better – How a Solo Doctor is Changing Pediatric Healthcare in Her Own Way [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

Today’s Special Guest is SOAPM Troublemaker, Dr. George Rogu [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

For today’s AwesomeCast, we get to talk to Dr. George Rogu. If you have spent time on SOAPM, you know who Dr. Rogu is. A troublemaker. That is right. For those of you that don’t know, Dr. Rogu works for RBK Pediatrics in Long Island, NY. I think this episode is going to be one of … Continue reading “Today’s Special Guest is SOAPM Troublemaker, Dr. George Rogu [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

#23 Step by Step Guide To Setting Prices For Your Medical Practice [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

At the end of last year, Chip and I talked about New Years resolutions. I shared a few things I had on my list of things I wanted to accomplish in 2014 and Chip provided several suggestions we could do as a practice. One of Chip’s resolutions for practices, was to adjust our pricing. I … Continue reading “#23 Step by Step Guide To Setting Prices For Your Medical Practice [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

#22 Holiday Special Episode [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

Chip and I put together a holiday edition of the AwesomeCast. We decided to merge two holidays and discuss: 1) What we are thankful for; 2) New year resolutions. Don’t worry. We discussed both of these topics in the context of practice management. So don’t dismiss this episode. Chip shared 3 resolutions that I think … Continue reading “#22 Holiday Special Episode [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

#21 Pediatric Practice Management Trends [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

Chip and I manage to squeeze in a recording for the AwesomeCast. We both give our thoughts on NCE, what we learned, but more important, the trends we spotted as we look forward to the next couple of years. I also share my thoughts on the Disney Institute and why I thought it was such … Continue reading “#21 Pediatric Practice Management Trends [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

#20 Key Performance Indicators Smart Practice Managers Measure [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

For today’s AwesomeCast, I invited my friend Paul Vanchiere from the Pediatric Management Institute. Apparently, Chip had more important things to do… Pfff. Family. So he was MIA for this recording. If you don’t know about the Pediatric Management Institute, make a note to visit. Paul and his team are doing some really cool things to … Continue reading “#20 Key Performance Indicators Smart Practice Managers Measure [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

#19 NCE, SOAPM and the Independent Pediatrician [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

Here you have it folks. The 19th episode of the Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast. In this recording, Chip shares with us a new project he has been working on relating to the independent pediatrician topic; we discuss some of the best NCE sessions and what you can expect at each of them, as well as … Continue reading “#19 NCE, SOAPM and the Independent Pediatrician [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”

#18 Is the Independent Physician a Dinosaur? [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]

Not too long ago, you couldn’t avoid reading in the media about how the independent doctors  were becoming extinct. Pundits and experts in the field stressed that if independent doctors, those that own their own practice, didn’t join, sell, merge or retire all together, they were going to walk the same path as travel agents, … Continue reading “#18 Is the Independent Physician a Dinosaur? [Pediatric Practice Management AwesomeCast]”