44 episodes

Business For Nurse Practitioners? Yes! The NP Business Matters Podcast is all about the business of being an NP. From getting a job to starting your practice, from discovering your leadership potential to everything else in-between, it's all fair game. Grab a cup of coffee and join Barbara C Phillips, NP, FAANP, the NP Business Coach, and her guest for an adventure. Discover what's possible…

NP Business Matters Podcast Barbara C. Phillips, NP, FAANP

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Business For Nurse Practitioners? Yes! The NP Business Matters Podcast is all about the business of being an NP. From getting a job to starting your practice, from discovering your leadership potential to everything else in-between, it's all fair game. Grab a cup of coffee and join Barbara C Phillips, NP, FAANP, the NP Business Coach, and her guest for an adventure. Discover what's possible…

    #42 NP Hospitalist with Ellen Harris

    #42 NP Hospitalist with Ellen Harris

    Every business needs to address a problem, and that is just what Ellen Harris, FNP did when she created the nation's first NP Hospitalist group.

    More at https:/NPBusiness.org/hospitalist

    • 57 min
    #42 Advance Nurse Coaching with Lyn McCright & Teresa Walding

    #42 Advance Nurse Coaching with Lyn McCright & Teresa Walding

    Nurse Coaching is a very popular topic for both nurses and advanced practice nurses. Many Nurse Practitioners look forward to incorporating these skills into their existing practice, while others look to build a business around nurse coaching.
    On this episode of the NP Business Matters Podcast, we speak with Lyn McCright, RN, APRN, MPH, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, and Teresa Walding, RN, BSN, NC-BC from Advancing Nurse Coaching.
    One of the principles that are foundational in the work they do and teach is resilience - for both the nurse coach and the client.
    Listen in, and then check head over to the show notes for more episodes on coaching, as well as the resources they have shared with us all.  https://npbusiness.org/nursecoaching

    • 57 min
    Episode #41 Planning for your Business Success

    Episode #41 Planning for your Business Success

    Not many people want to talk about business planning, and yet it's crucial! We already know the majority of businesses fail. A business plan, however, can give you a leg up and help put you on the path of business success.

    Visit npbusiness.org/bizplan for the show notes and all the resources I talk about and more.

    • 31 min
    #40 Choosing and EHR for your Practice

    #40 Choosing and EHR for your Practice

    Choosing which EHR to invest in is a big decision. 
    It cost money in terms of dollars as well as the time it takes to master the software. It can affect your practice and your workload. And if you don’t like the one you started with, it’s not exactly a walk in the park to switch to another one. 
    In this episode of the NP Business Matters podcast, I talk about the criteria the Institute of Medicine published for EHRs. In addition, I talk about CMS and the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rules.

    Plus we'll discuss how you can create your own criteria when choosing the best EHR for your practice.

    You'll find the show notes and lists on the show notes.

    • 19 min
    Episode #39, Obesity Management, Karlie Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

    Episode #39, Obesity Management, Karlie Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA

    Not a day goes by that I don’t hear from a nurse practitioner who wants to start a practice on weight loss. Obviously there is a great need for this and many ways to to approach this.
    Meet Karli Burridge, PA-C, MMS, FOMA who has a passion for obesity management. She talks about the complexity of obesity and how it affects almost every system of the body. Karlie has started programs within other practices and hospital services. 
    Whether you want to add more obesity management to your practice, or look at this as a specialty practice, you’ll want to listen, and look at these and other resources.

    Show notes, resources - https://npbusiness.org/obesity-management/

    • 41 min
    Episode 38 Are you making these common mistakes?

    Episode 38 Are you making these common mistakes?

    Nurse Practitioners are pretty excited at the aspect of having their own practice in that’s true more so today than ever before especially since more states are opening up to full practice authority. 
    Sometimes what happens though, Is in our excitement we tend to rush into things. And this is where we run into trouble. So on today’s podcast I’d like to go over some of the most common mistakes that I see with clinicians starting up their own practice.
    Mistakes to Avoid
    Unseasoned clinicians starting a practice.Not having a clear picture of what you are doing, what you are offering.Ignoring both practice and business rules and regulations.Failure to fully understand scope of practice.Misinformation about FPA and practicing across state lines.Collaboration – understanding what it is and why as well as the rules in your state. Also, not having a written agreement and more than one CP, is a big mistakes.Thinking you don’t need a business plan.Financial illiteracy – not understanding the finances – cost, resources, revenues, statements and more.Waiting to market the practice. Not starting your credentialing early enough Find the show notes at  https://npbusiness.org/are-you-making-these-common-mistakes/

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Sterlyn_gold ,

WOW!

Wow! Episode 28 with Dr. Hardy was everything I needed to hear going into this work week. I am not an NP, but I do work in healthcare as an MLS, (ASCP). Dr. Hardy’s professional and personal experiences resonated with me as woman trying to elevate herself in the medical field, while balancing everyday life. Thank you for such an incredible interview!

Crumb06 ,

Episode 33: Hard to listen to

Wow. I have to assume this upload was a mistake. This episode was littered with awkward pauses, restarts, etc. Overall the podcast isn’t too bad, could do without the cheesy light jazz intro music, but otherwise appreciate the content and discussion usually.

Moodispaw ,

Excited for this needed NP podcast!

I am so excited to be listening in to every episode! Just started my own practice and looking forward to more learning and inspiration! Thanks for all you do!

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