Lets face it; most of us do not have or want MBAs.
Yet modern practice demands business skills sets. Time after time direct care practices have proven an MBA is not necessary. The reality is if physicians simply adopt this mindset first, then use sound business strategies there would be many more successful and direct primary care doctors.
The most important focus in our experience is systems management and implementation. Key ones are staffing, finances and your practice platform. This is where the biggest breakthroughs in productivity as well as practice satisfaction (and sanity) really take place.
Every facet of systems management is key. Having a simple, proven practice design to start with though makes this far more simple than you may have been lead to believe.
The real greats in any business will make better decisions based upon the performance of their systems. This is readily observable in marketing, patient processing and human resources.
And you know what? It is a big job.
But also it is extraordinarily rewarding to orchestrate the entire process, and reap the emotional and financial rewards.
Why not find out if this style practice will make you thrilled to be and stay in medicine?
Start with the great resources right here that Doug has provided for us!