Reeling in new patients

How to Reel in New Patients


June 12, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Like the ocean, medical practices are a delicate ecosystem. Your practice’s growth and sustainability can struggle without the right balance of new and repeat patients. According to the Review of Optometric Business, about 10% of existing patients die or move away each year. To grow, your practice needs to reel in additional patients. Here’s how to make sure those new patient nibbles turn into bites and those bites into a catch.

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Personalized Patient Experiences

Create Value with Personalized Patient Experiences


May 28, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Personalization continues to be a major trend in modern healthcare. A 2022 CVS study showed that 85% of patients value personalized care, with 83% saying that they want providers to be knowledgeable about their individual medical history, family genetics, and lifestyle habits. Here’s why personalized care matters – and how you can incorporate it into your practice.

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Digitize Your Medical Practice

Why it Pays to Digitize Your Medical Practice


The future of healthcare is digital. If your practice is still relying on badly xeroxed intake forms, manual scheduling, and payments via check, it’s time to consider digitization. Embracing digital options for intake forms, scheduling, patient charts, and billing can save time, reduce costly errors, enhance patient satisfaction, and ensure timely payment. Here’s what you need to know.

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Quality Medical Staff

How to Attract & Keep Quality Medical Staff


April 25, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Healthcare is a people-centered field. The quality of your medical staff directly affects the success of your practice. Hire well, and you’ll nurture an efficient, expert, welcoming atmosphere that attracts patients and keeps them coming back. In contrast, a poor hire can negatively impact the overall patient experience. Here’s what to look for when hiring staff for your medical practice – and how to attract and retain top talent.

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Convenient Care

Convenient Care: The Factors that Matter to Patients


March 25, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Putting patients in control of their own care has long been a theme of patient-centered care. However, a key element of this idea, which is sometimes overlooked, is convenience. In fact, many patients prioritize convenience over quality of care. Let’s explore some of the factors and services that matter to patients when they seek healthcare – and how your practice can pivot to align with patient expectations.

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4 Ways to Grow Your Dental Practice

4 Ways to Grow Your Dental Practice


February 23, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Every dentist wants to build a sustainable practice that continues to grow – whether through an expanding patient base or additional locations. If you’re looking to nurture your dental practice towards financial and professional growth, try these four simple tips.

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Tips for Patient Satisfaction

Tips for Improving Patient Satisfaction


February 9, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Happy patients are repeat patients. Returning patients are key to a practice’s bottom line, and patient reviews play a large role in the public perception of your practice.  It has never been more vital to provide a patient experience. Below, we explore three key areas you can focus on in order to deliver an exemplary patient experience.

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5 Common Mistakes Healthcare Professionals Make When Leasing Medical Office Spaces

5 Common Mistakes Healthcare Professionals Make When Leasing Medical Office Spaces


January 17, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

Leasing a medical office space is more complex than leasing a residence or a traditional office space. Before committing to a lengthy, expensive lease on a new medical office, make sure you’re not making any of these five common mistakes.

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Make your practice stand out to potential patients

Make Your Practice Stand Out to Potential Patients


January 8, 2024 For Dentists, For Doctors

The new patient pipeline is vital to any medical practice’s success. But to attract those crucial new patients, your practice has to stand out from the rest. Here’s how to ensure that you’re putting your best foot forward when it comes to new patient acquisition.

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Patient Referral Program

Tips for Starting a Patient Referral Program


December 22, 2023 For Dentists, For Doctors

A sustainable business is a successful business. While returning patients form a core part of your practice’s bottom line, they can’t be relied upon to keep your business afloat in the long term. People move, finish treatment programs, or change insurance providers – and if you’re not working to replenish your patient pipeline, you can find yourself in a position where your calendar is severely underbooked. In addition to key factors like great reviews, a strong therapeutic service offer, and a highly visible location, a marketing strategy is critical to ensuring ongoing practice viability. Part of that marketing strategy should be a patient referral program. Here’s what to know.

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Try These Top Dental Practice Marketing Strategies

Try These Top Dental Practice Marketing Strategies


Acquiring and maintaining patients as a dentist continues to be one of the top challenges in the industry. Patient retention numbers are high, with only about 41% of new patients returning for a follow-up visit, and getting people to book and show up for their routine appointments is an ongoing stressor. If you want to stand out from the competition, try these top dental practice marketing strategies.

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How to Reduce Friction Throughout the Entire Patient Journey

How to Reduce Friction Throughout the Entire Patient Journey


November 14, 2023 For Dentists, For Doctors

Patient expectations echo trends across many other consumer segments: in short, convenience and simplicity matter. This shift was already well underway before the pandemic but has become even more entrenched since then. Today’s patients expect seamless tech-forward experiences that allow for self-service options. Here’s how your practice can stay ahead of patient expectations.

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