Patient Care

How to Communicate with Patients and Staff During a Crisis

Communicate with patients during a crisis.

As a healthcare provider, you may advise people to take care of their health before a crisis strikes. But are you doing this for your practice? These days, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, and volcanoes seem to be all over the news. How you would communicate with patients during a natural disaster? Would you be able to…

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What’s a Good Marketing Strategy for Doctors? [9 Free Tools]

8 free tools for your marketing strategy

As a healthcare provider, you need a good marketing strategy to attract new patients.  But with hundreds of marketing services out there… where should you start? How much should you spend? Should you hire a consultant or can you do it yourself? A smart way to figure this out is to try a few different marketing techniques.…

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26 FREE Appointment Reminder Templates [EBOOK]

Patient Appointment Reminder Templates

For many small businesses, getting people to their appointments on time seems impossible. But, with the right strategy in place, the task of reminding customers gets much easier. Here are some tips and some appointment reminder templates to get you started: Which Reminders Should You Send? Today’s choices give you the opportunity to customize your…

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Only 1 in 50 PTs Can Pass This Physical Therapy Test. Can You?

Physical Therapy Test

Think You Can Pass this Physical Therapy Test? Sacrum, carpal tunnel, neuromuscular re-education. Most physical therapy programs focus on the body, and how to help the body heal—and rightly so. But physical therapists need to know a lot more, especially if they run their own practice. You may be familiar with the different terms that…

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Avoiding Medical Office Data Breaches in Four Steps

Medical Office Data Breaches

Medical office data breaches don’t just happen to big entities like UCLA or Stanford. They affect private medical practices as well. Breaches, both big and small, can result in serious problems. For a physician, a data breach can bring audits, fines, even litigation. It can damage your reputation in the community… it can also spell…

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Why Patient Reminder Text Messages Are Becoming So Popular

Patient Reminder Text Messages

It’s no exaggeration to say that smartphones have affected our lives. The way we communicate has changed. According to Gallup, more than two-thirds of 18- to 29-year-olds say they send and receive text messages ‘a lot’. Americans aged between 30 and 49 are texting quite a bit too. Many industries are noticing the trend. In…

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Adding Humor to Your Medical Practice

How to add humor to your practice

In today’s world, a sense of connection between patient and doctor is often missing. This is due to many factors outside of the doctor’s control. People move around and insurance plans change. So the days of seeing the same patients for years are long gone. Office visits have become much shorter. So the conversations have…

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Patient Satisfaction Surveys: How Useful Are They?

patient satisfaction surveys

Healthcare practice owners keep hearing that they need to conduct patient satisfaction surveys. After all, good survey feedback is a sign of great healthcare, right? Well, it turns out, not everyone thinks so. The goals of patient surveys are clear. Let’s build doctor-patient relationships, identify important issues, and provide better care. But some practitioners believe…

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Great Health News: 10 Things You Haven’t Heard

Great Health News

Turn to the News, and you’ll probably get either bad news or politics. Meanwhile, health and medical efforts continue to advance and succeed. Here are 10 great health news announcements that you may have missed. So read on, because according to number 10 on our list–it may actually be good for your health to get…

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