Let’s Talk: Daydreaming about private practice ownership?

By: Treloar & Heisel —  In this edition of Let’s Talk, Christian Pearson, national director of dental partnerships at Treloar & Heisel, Inc., continues the conversation with Stephen Trutter, director of consulting and partner at Ideal Practices, a national consulting firm focused on the needs of private practice dentistry. Christian: Students worry about practice ownership, even when…

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How to Start Your Own Medical Practice: Part Two

By: SMITHA GOPAL— In our last post, we took a look at some of what’s involved in starting your own medical practice from a business perspective. In this post, we’ll discuss other important elements to consider once you become your own boss, from staffing to marketing to patient care. Once you’ve secured funding, found a good location,…

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How to Start Your Own Medical Practice: Part One

By: SMITHA GOPAL—  Decades ago, most doctors graduated medical school and opened their own practices. These days, however, it’s more common for young physicians to take jobs working for large health systems or hospitals. The number of physicians in solo practice was just over 17 percent in 2014, down from more than 40 percent in 1983,…

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Let’s Talk: Do you have what it takes to start your own practice?

By: Treloar & Heisel — “Let’s Talk” is a series of conversations with industry thought leaders on topics surrounding the business of dentistry. Designed as part of the “Business Brush-up” initiative by Treloar & Heisel, it provides education and ideas for soon-to-be dental grads, and recently graduated dentists or specialists, as well as anyone who feels…

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5 business plan mistakes to avoid when starting a medical practice

By: —  A strategic approach to your business plan can ensure your medical practice is not only up and running smoothly, but continues to grow and achieve optimum patient outcomes. Avoid these common pitfalls and you’ll be on your way to getting your exciting new practice off the ground. 1. An ill-determined business structure When…

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