There’s one thing that affects your practice’s success the most, and it has nothing to do with marketing, referrals, or even patient satisfaction.
Rather, it’s the effectiveness of your internal culture.
It would be foolish to assume that putting five to fifteen people together in an office would never result in any type of conflict. And when there’s conflict, the patient experience ultimately suffers.
Practice owners must understand how to mitigate their effects quickly to avoid any delays in your achievements.
Take a look at our three best practices for improving employee relations to maintain a professional, productive environment:
Doctors have a lot of knowledge, but very little time to share it. When you do take time to train or work with your staff, you view it as an investment.
And, as a general rule, you expect an ROI on that investment.
But this investment becomes a...
As a practice owner, it’s important to realize that your practice’s success doesn’t just hinge on your ability to treat patients. Even the most skilled Periodontists can find themselves struggling to bring in patients and improve referral relationships.
Much of your success depends on having an engaged, professional staff that can contribute to the patient experience, referral relations, and other aspects of your practice. But for staff to be successful in their roles, they must be able to overcome any barriers that get in between them, and a job well done.
Take a look at four of the biggest issues that prevent staff from living up to their potential and how you can help them overcome these obstacles:
This is a tough pill to swallow because it requires the practice owner to take responsibility for the staff’s failures. However, success starts at the top and isn’t possible without strong leadership.
One of the biggest ways...