Quiet Quitting And Time Theft Issues With Employees

I really love all my employees. However, sometimes employees will try to take a mile if you give them an inch. Running a business is hard, and with the rise of quiet quitting, I figured it might be important to talk about ways that employees may try to take advantage of you or your business.

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The Most Expensive Real Estate Bankruptcy by a Doctor

The rise in real estate prices from 2013 to 2022 has been historic. However, for some cities that have been spared the big drop in 2008 values, the rise in home values has been dramatic. For example, the house we just sold more than doubled its selling price in the four years since we bought it. This got me thinking, what might be coming for doctors who are highly leveraged in real estate?… Read the rest

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Why The Rate Negotiation Process With Insurance Companies Is Broken

With inflation reaching record levels, many medical practices are going through the rate negotiation process with insurance companies trying to get better pay. If you have never done this before, that’s okay. I was new to it also until a few years ago. Let me tell you the theme of dealing with commercial insurance companies for rate negotiations. Intentionally difficult and broken.… Read the rest

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AdvancedMD Is A Love Hate Relationship With Our New Medical Record

Electronic medical records, or EMR for short, is a big decision for your company to decide which one will be used. This should be one of the most important things you “stress” over when you start up your practice. We decided to change from Practice Fusion to AdvancedMD. This decision was one that we have been mulling over for about a year.… Read the rest

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Biggest Mistakes I Have Made Managing My Private Practice

Sometimes it is best to learn from others mistakes. Well, today let’s see if you can learn from some of my mistakes in my private practice. This blog is a raw account of what it takes to run a practice. Today I will open up about the biggest mistakes I have made so far while managing my practice. For those hoping to get some accounts on medical mistakes, you will be disappointed by this post.… Read the rest

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Amazon Buys One Medical And How Our Practice Compares

Amazon recently announced in July 2022 that they intend to buy One Medical. This deal is most likely going to close by the end of 2022. I would like to break down the finances of One Medical based on their last financial release on their website. This is to give you an idea of what kind of numbers a primary care clinic might be making who scale exceptionally large.… Read the rest

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Truist And My Doctor Loan Nightmare

I am a big fan of what many banks refer to as the “doctor loan” or a “physician loan” that is available from banks as a loan on your primary residence. A doctor loan allows physicians to buy a house with less than 20% down and does not take student debt into account. This is ideal for many new physicians since most physicians graduate with a substantial amount of student dent.… Read the rest

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Terminating An Employee Contract For More Focused Growth

Those of you who may have been following my blog for a long time, you may recall that about a year and a half ago I started up a second location. The second location has offered quite a few benefits. However, the time has come to look at my business relationship with a nurse practitioner and terminate that agreement. We both agreed that things were not going as planned with our work relationship.… Read the rest

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