The TDA Meeting is the premiere event for dental professionals in Texas. This annual event offers an unparalleled opportunity for Texas dentists and staff to hone professional skills, discover information on cutting-edge topics, and network with peers. The TDA Meeting is open to Dentists, Dental Residents, Dental Students, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff,…

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Opening a Veterinary Clinic

By: MARY HOPE KRAMER — While many veterinarians choose to work as associates within an established practice, some do decide to venture out on their own and build a new practice from the ground up. Starting any business can be a difficult task, but with careful planning, the process can run quite smoothly. Here are some tips…

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Why private practice should be on your radar

Written by: Members of the AMA Physician Communications team— Diagnosing, treating and managing your patients’ conditions requires, among other things, the capacity for independent judgment and effective collaboration with your clinical colleagues. The private practice setting—that is, a practice wholly-owned by physicians rather than by a hospital, health system or other entity—also rewards those traits and…

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6 mistakes to avoid when starting your private practice

Written by: Members of the AMA Physician Communications team— Anticipating pitfalls is a fundamental part of the clinical side of medicine and a physician just starting should apply that same thinking to establishing a private practice. Find out what it’s like from a doctor who has done it. The thrill of opening an independent private…

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If you opt for a startup practice, here are a few things to look for:

By: Sabri Blumbergh— a) Pick the right location Ultimately, you want the maximum number of high-quality new patients for the minimum marketing budget required. Following these tips can help – although in many cases you won’t be able to get lucky with every single one of them, so there can be some flexibility if necessary:…

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