109 episodes

Medical practice management, marketing, ancillary and technology trends. The Medical Practice Trends podcast is brought to you by Emedikon, founded by Peter J Polack MD, author of "Navigating the EMR Jungle" and the soon-to-be-released "Ultimate Ophthalmic Marketing Machine" and technology columnist for Ophthalmology Management Magazine.

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Medical practice management, marketing, ancillary and technology trends. The Medical Practice Trends podcast is brought to you by Emedikon, founded by Peter J Polack MD, author of "Navigating the EMR Jungle" and the soon-to-be-released "Ultimate Ophthalmic Marketing Machine" and technology columnist for Ophthalmology Management Magazine.

    111: New Year, New Host - With Peter J. Polack, MD and Brian Dooley

    111: New Year, New Host - With Peter J. Polack, MD and Brian Dooley

    The Medical Practice Trends Podcast gets a new host in 2020. New host Brian Dooley is joined by the previous host Peter J. Polack, MD.
    As heard on this episode:
    Medical Practice Marketing on Facebook Ways to Enhance a Physician Profile for Better Engagement The Ultimate Ophthalmic Marketing Guide, by Peter J. Polack Feedback/Show Ideas: Contact More at: Medical Practice Trends
    Brought to you by: Independence Digital - Medical Practice Marketing

    • 25 min
    110: How to Keep Your Company Driving & Thriving in a Competitive Business World with Brent R. Tilson, CEO of Tilson HR and best-selling author of "Go Slow to Grow Fast"

    110: How to Keep Your Company Driving & Thriving in a Competitive Business World with Brent R. Tilson, CEO of Tilson HR and best-selling author of "Go Slow to Grow Fast"

    Brent R. Tilson, author of the best-selling book "Go Slow to Grow Fast," explains his Quad 4 Methodology and why employees are the most-overlooked part of the equation when it comes to business success.

    This issue (31:54):
    The genesis and the importance of the LifeLine graph for a business How you can tell whether you are in the Drama Zone or the Driving Zone How do you know if your business is growing too fast? Why morale is an important symptom of a major problem Why Revenue Per Employee (RPE) is such a critical metric The Four Stages of Competence and its relationship to the Quad 4 Methodology What is the significance of the Power of 10 to 1? Effectiveness vs Efficiency What are guidelines for making your people more effective? What is the definition of a high-performing company and how can you get there?    

    • 31 min
    109: Payer Rate Negotiations with Nathaniel Arana, NGA Healthcare

    109: Payer Rate Negotiations with Nathaniel Arana, NGA Healthcare

    Nathaniel Arana of NGA Healthcare explains the nuances of payer rate negotiations and some of the pitfalls physicians face when trying to go it alone.

    This issue (23:38):
    Overview of the decline and stagnation in payer reimbursement over the last decade How most providers tend to accept the rates and the difficulty in negotiating How a provider can attempt to negotiate rates on their own and the pitfalls of doing it on your own The types of leverage providers have and what goes into a value proposition The importance of negotiating based on the right 'fee schedule' (for example, negotiating on the Medicare fee schedule versus the payer fee schedule) How rate negotiations can make the difference between keeping a practice open and having to consolidate with a provider group  

    • 23 min
    108: Five Ways A Call Center Can Revolutionize Your Medical Practice with Gabby Rolette, Specialty Answering Service

    108: Five Ways A Call Center Can Revolutionize Your Medical Practice with Gabby Rolette, Specialty Answering Service

    Gabby Rolette of Specialty Answering Service (SAS) explains some of the ways that outsourcing your call center can not only be cost-effective but may also improve your bottom line.

    This issue (11:33):
    how 24/7 call center availability can increase your business advanced call center features including language translation integrating call center functions with your practice's website how new mobile apps can enhance your call center's capabilities leveraging a call center for improved customer service and basic trouble shooting




     

    • 11 min
    107: Building a Strong Business Culture with Tristan White, Founder and CEO of The Physio Co

    107: Building a Strong Business Culture with Tristan White, Founder and CEO of The Physio Co

    Tristan White, Founder and CEO of The Physio Co and author of "Culture is Everything" shares his entrepreneurial journey in creating a healthcare business ranked #1 on Australia's 50 Best Places to Work and the importance of developing a strong culture in your business.

    This issue (23:40):
    The 4 key foundations of a world-class culture The importance of hiring the right people to help build your desired culture Leading people: the best ways to motivate your team How a culture-based business can free you from feeling "stuck" 5 questions to ask to ensure you're hiring the right people for your desired culture "To The Point": Tristan's tried-and-true system for celebrating successes as a team
    Get Tristan White's book "Culture is Everything"
       

    • 23 min
    106: Passive Real Estate Investing for Healthcare Professionals with Shane Connor, Founder and Principal of Red Rock Capital Group

    106: Passive Real Estate Investing for Healthcare Professionals with Shane Connor, Founder and Principal of Red Rock Capital Group

    Shane Connor, founder and principal of Red Rock Capital Group, shares the ins and outs of passive real estate investing for busy healthcare professionals.

    This issue (17:48):
    Active vs passive investing Advantages of being a passive investor in real estate What sorts of properties are ideal for the passive investor? How best to perform due diligence What is meant by property syndication? What are some future trends in passive real estate investing?


     

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

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Most informative and entertaining

I’m a subscriber and I have to say this is the best medical practice podcast out there. Future forward, insightful, and impactful!

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Great podcast

Really enjoy the content from the podcasts from Dr. Polack. A good variety of different topics.

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Great podcast and interviews

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