First impressions are made within seconds of an encounter. What if this encounter occurs online? Nowadays, people will search your practice on the internet before any other interaction. Due to this it is increasingly crucial for practices to have an online reputation that reflects the service they provide. How your practice is portrayed online can determine whether a new patient walks through your front door or not.
Over the years, there has been much debate over the true definition of what happiness is. In a recent Harvard Medical School article, Jessica Cerretani recaps some of the various parameters we have attempted to place around the concept.
Leadership transitions are risky times for medical practices. When the departing lead physician has had a strong run, there is worry about his successor’s ability to maintain the momentum. When he has performed poorly, there’s anxiety about whether and how fast his successor will be able correct course.
In an entertainment venue called the “Escape Room,” participants are locked inside a themed adventure room, and they must figure out how to escape. Themes include prisons, KGB interrogation, and hostage situations. Perhaps a new theme could be Obamacare.
Oftentimes physicians and administrators discuss strategies and may even devise a strategic plan, only to see nothing come of it. The most common reason for strategy failure is that they failed to build execution into their strategic planning process.
The U.S. health care reform debate and the Affordable Care Act played front and center throughout 2017 headlines. Will the GOP and Trump administration back off until after the mid-term election? Are there more concerning issues to battle in 2018?
When I was a child, each fall my grandfather would drive to the state line where the farmlands stretched out in beautiful expansiveness. We would purchase bushels of corn and huge sacks of green beans right out of the back of a farmer’s old green pickup truck.
As we mentioned previously in our article ‘Your Most Valuable Asset’, our homes are, well, our most valuable asset. In this article we will be focusing on finding value for money here in Florida.
We don’t watch snow pile up in Florida and our skies are not gray during the winter but for the majority of the rest of the county, they do. As much fun as sledding, building snowmen or donning a fashionable scarf may sound, most of us prefer Florida winters. However, at this time of the year everyone starts dreaming of sun-filled beaches, flip-flops and shorts.
If you are like most of us, you kick off the New Year reflecting on life - your past and your future. I traded in turkey and stuffing with my family for a trip to Nicaragua to work with Habitat for Humanity on a Global Build.