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How To Use Email Marketing For Patient Feedback

Apr 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

Survey emails are an excellent way to learn what your customers think about your business. Asking someone to take a quick survey is like asking a friend for a favor. Except we're talking about patients, so you need to go above and beyond to let them know how important their participation is to you.

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Transitioning to DPC: Challenges & Strategies

Mar 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

Due to the extensive business planning, project management, and support activities required for a primary care practice to transition to direct primary care (DPC), providers frequently seek external professional services. In this article, we discuss reasons why providers are apprehensive to transition and then we offer a series of recommended steps to help make transition easier. 

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The Role of Hospitality In Concierge Medice

Mar 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

The medical community has realized that the design of primary care offices can contribute to improved patient health and overall well-being. By implementing soothing paint colors, comfortable furniture, and calming lighting, the office can be a place that patients recognize as relaxing and pampering. The result is a space that reduces patient stress and fosters wellness.

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How To Build An Effective Office Team In A Concierge Medical Practice

Mar 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

In this article, we discuss the importance of the office staff within a direct primary care office setting. Learn how a dedicated office staff can flourish and deliver the best care and services to patients. 

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Budgeting Your DPC Practice

Mar 5, 2021 11:53:06 AM by Total Access Medical

Budgeting a direct primary care (DPC) practice depends on how expensive your lease is, how many staff members you have, how much equipment you need to buy, and how resourceful you are. 

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How to Promote Your Direct Care Practice

Feb 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical
The promotion of your direct care medical practice requires personal interaction with current and prospective patients to create interest in your services, staff and practice. Since “prospective patients” include current patients that may become repeat visitors, promotion can happen inside as well as outside of the practice.
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How to Approach Patients About Your Decision to Switch to DPC

Feb 11, 2021 10:03:55 AM by Total Access Medical

When doctors switch to the direct-pay model, they still offer the same primary care services as before, but the financial relationship with patients is different. There are patients who are taken back and are often confused by doctors who have simplified things by not taking insurance that, paradoxically, they think what they're doing is shady. Especially for patients who have insurance, the idea of paying additional money for primary care – despite the improved access and attention – is an obstacle.

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Marketing Your Direct Primary Care Practice

Feb 3, 2021 1:55:03 PM by Total Access Medical

Effective marketing can differentiate a typical direct primary care practice from a successful one. What strategies and tactics can help bring in patients, especially when a practice is first starting?

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7 Tips For Transitioning to DPC

Jan 26, 2021 1:12:08 PM by Total Access Medical

Starting any business is hard work. There are so many variables and missteps are costly, in terms of time and money.

Many physicians have the skills to run an existing successful business but don’t have expertise in all it takes to get a business up and running.

Here are 7 tips from the experts about transitioning to direct primary care.

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Starting a Direct Primary Care Practice

Jan 26, 2021 12:54:55 PM by Total Access Medical

Establishing a practice may be one of the most challenging aspects of the direct care journey, but once a physician has succeeded, they get back to focusing more time on their patients. What are some of the things new direct care physicians should pay attention to as they are assembling their practice?

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