When new patients call for an appointment, that phone call is their first impression of your practice, so it should be welcoming and professional. And just as important is their first visual impression of your office. Does your office reflect prestige and respect, or present a cold atmosphere and a lack of confidence? If the patient’s first impressions are good ones, that can lead to more informative doctor- patient interactions.
If you’re nearing graduation, it may seem daunting to think about treating patients on your own. This will be especially true if you’re building your own practice from the ground up, but it’s also true if you’re joining a practice with a group of other doctors. Either way, you’ll need to begin with good business habits that will help you build your patient base from day one. To really build your business and get better clinical outcomes, it can make a big difference to incorporate nutrition into your practice right from the start.
Did you have a mentor at the beginning of your professional chiropractic career? If you did, it’s highly likely that you are grateful for the guidance and support that your mentor provided and you still keep in touch. Having a strong chiropractic mentor goes beyond meeting every once in a while for coffee. In an ever-evolving health care environment, a mentor can help you navigate the field and better understand how to help out individuals from all walks of life.
There is an old adage you may have heard; “May you live in interesting times,” the gist of What’s more, new DCs are expected to make a sizable investment in equipment, a lease or mortgage on office space, capital to ensure survivability over the first 12 months as collections grow and, last but not least, […]
I had an interesting conversation with a friend recently about three components of chiropractic; namely, the philosophy, science, and art of it. We agreed there is an imbalance among the three, and after a couple of hours of sometimes quite spirited talking, we decided science was the easiest to agree on. I mentioned my memory […]