Inoculate Your Group Against a National Group Takeover
Like a neutron bomb, national or large regional groups wants to take over your facility contract, vaporize your group, and cherry-pick its desirable assets: some of your radiologists.
By understanding their approach, you’ll drastically increase your group’s chances for survival.Business Mindset
It’s essential that you understand the large group mindset, which every group needs to adopt as a component of remaining viable. Large groups are businesses which are in practice. They are not simply practices, and they are not even practices which are in business.
As businesses which are
Seven Key Reasons to Harness Video Power Now, Ahead of Your Imaging Competition
Many, if not most, of the top imaging business websites fall short on their revenue building potential—far short. And they waste precious marketing resources in the process.
In our survey of the websites of the 60 top imaging centers and radiology practices in the US, Healthcare Success Senior Consultant Steve Smith reports good news and bad news from a marketing perspective.
We could rate only a couple of these websites as “excellent” and a few others as “good.” Overall, there’s much room for improvement, but the bad news continues.
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Is Freestanding Imaging Still Alive?
Not only alive, but doing very well, thank you very much. I have had several recent inquiries about how best to jump start imaging centers that have either been abandoned by bureaucratic organizations that could not make them financially viable, or from entrepreneurs that think the time is right to get a new venture going in the outpatient arena. Hospitals are looking for new outpatient strategies, radiology groups that are heavily invested in outpatient centers, and investors looking for business with upside potential are looking very carefully at the landscape that has been “unattractive” for many these
Training: The Portal Success Insurance Policy
The third of a three-part post on ensuring a smooth transition for your referring clinician customer base to a new radiology portal.
When it’s time to train your referring clinicians and their staff on your new portal you have several options. You have to think about the right method based on your clinician. You could do a training session on site, or over the phone, or an online meeting. You could develop a short video demonstration of how to use the system; you can host it on Youtube, or your web site and e-mail
HIMSS: The People You Meet on Line at Meetings
Getting out of the office these days is not easy. First, there is the thought of all of the work that will be waiting when you get back. Then there is all of the work waiting when you get back. Finally, there are all of the unread emails in your Inbox. Recently, while in Orlando attending the HIMSS annual meeting, I was reminded why it is important to get out of the office, go into the field, and drink deeply from the lake on the savannah where all of the other gazelles have gathered. I attended many excellent sessions