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Protocol Update

Protocol Update

  Medline contains more than 24 million articles, with almost one million new citations added each year. Keeping up is tough, but ChiroUp make it easier for you to stay on top of the literature. Each week our team mines the most relevant “best practice” data to...
Brand Yourself

Brand Yourself

I often hear the question, “How do I build a successful practice?” What this usually means is: “How do I attract more new patients?” I always respond simply—focus on the patient and do a good job! A successful practice is a side effect of being clinically competent...
Finally!

Finally!

  Finally… something that works! What is your opinion on muscle relaxants for LBP? What about home inversion devices? It’s not likely that either brought a warm fuzzy feeling of confidence. But what if I ask you about spinal manipulation for cervicogenic...
Hockey Lessons

Hockey Lessons

  A couple of years ago, I had the unexpected opportunity to spend an entire Saturday learning life lessons from hockey. At the time, I served as a team physician for a local high school as well as a nearby university. When I arrived at the rink in preparation...
Prosperity Planning Part 3: Planting Seeds

Prosperity Planning Part 3: Planting Seeds

  This is the final installment of the ChiroUp Prosperity Plan- looking at ways to market your service in order to improve your financial stability in 2016. In the prior blog we discussed creating adequate capacity. This week we will discuss the top marketing...
Prosperity Planning Part 2: Increasing Capacity

Prosperity Planning Part 2: Increasing Capacity

Last week we presented Part 1 of the ChiroUp Prosperity Plan- looking at ways to lower your overhead in order to improve your financial stability in 2016. We used the farming industry as a metaphor for your business: A farmer who wants to increase revenue must...
Prosperity Planning Part 1: Minimizing Overhead

Prosperity Planning Part 1: Minimizing Overhead

A new year brings an opportunity to review the past and plan for the future. Many clinics are looking at their balance sheet and asking how they can improve their financial stability in 2016. Every business leader understands this entails spending less and/or...
The Small Stuff

The Small Stuff

  Jeff Olson, in his superb book, The Slight Edge, illustrates how slightly different actions lead to radically different outcomes. His story explains “why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming”. For example, most...
5 Tips for Setting Your 2016 Goals

5 Tips for Setting Your 2016 Goals

Light vector designed by Freepik   Some of you are thinking that a message about goals should be saved for the New Year- a time when resolutions abound. But goals and resolutions are entirely different concepts. One is characteristically an impulsive emotional...

Be An Early Adopter

“Few health care organizations have made it their explicit goal to deliver excellent outcomes. Providers commonly cite quality, research, or education as goals, but few measure their patients’ treatment outcomes or report them – either to their clinicians or the...
What is Your V Score?

What is Your V Score?

  The value of our service can be summarized by the formula V= Results/ (Price x Time). “V”, represents overall value. The numerator is “Results” or patient outcomes. The denominators are “Price”(per visit, including all tests and modalities) and “Time” i.e. the...
Patient Compliance?

Patient Compliance?

Correct diagnosis and prognosis are two variables that instill patient confidence- and are largely under your control. Unfortunately, one variable that we cannot control is patient compliance. Non-compliance delays recovery and hinders our outcomes. Our best diagnosis...
Become A Value-Based Provider

Become A Value-Based Provider

  ChiroUp was created with an intense focus on the new definition of healthcare provider success- Patient Outcomes! Because, regardless of who’s paying the bill, they want results. The Harvard Business Review recently published an article about the importance of...
Want More MD Referrals?

Want More MD Referrals?

Step one: Be a patient-centered, evidence-based clinician. The first question I often ask myself during an initial visit is: Am I the best person to treat this condition? It is not possible for any single provider to answer yes for EVERY presentation. This is why the...
Capacity Survey

Capacity Survey

The “capacity” of your office is determined by your ability to see more patients during your peak hours. When your peak hours are full – you’re done growing…unless you make some changes. Typical limitations include staff, space, equipment, and doctor speed. Take a...