Medical Practice Management

Issue #43 – When to Use the “S” Word

  The word “sales” carries a negative connotation for many people, particularly throughout the medical community. Contributing factors may include the inability to advertise legally decades ago and the lack of sales and marketing training available today throughout the medical arena. Movies like Glengarry Glen Ross may have won best picture, but do not help…

Issue #41- Help Your Patients Say “No”

Help Your Patients Say “No” Motivated by their concerns and the potential for a solution, new patients calling a doctor’s office to make an appointment for consultation have their eyes firmly transfixed on the prize, solely focused on the desired outcome.  Whether they are interested in a slimmer figure, the more youthful appearance of an…

YellowTelescope YellowTelecast Episode 17: The Cost of Conversions

So many practices fail to consider what the true value of a single additional conversion means to the return on their investment in marketing. Join Jon and Ed for the 17th installment of the YellowTelecast, recorded live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino prior to The Whisky Extravaganza, as they dissect how to…

YellowTelescope YellowTelescast Episode #16 – The Summertime Spend-freeze Blues

  Every summer, practices all over the country find themselves suddenly re-evaluating, and sometimes reactively cutting, their expenditures due to a seasonal slowdown in revenue, often erroneously eliminating “profit centers” instead of “cost centers”. Join Jon and Ed as they dissect this phenomenon and provide some advice on how to plan better, and make a…

YellowTelescope YellowTelecast Episode 15-Managing Employee Resistance to Culture Transition

With an ever evolving landscape in which medical practices operate, it often becomes necessary to shift the culture within the organization through the implementation of new processes and technologies. This creates new habits, which eventually become culture, and culture can determine the success or failure of practice growth strategy. The transition, however, typically involves pushback…

Issue #40 – Retention the Right Way – How to Keep the Good Ones

Retention the Right Way – How to Keep the Good Ones It’s become common knowledge that it’s often less expensive to keep your current employees than to try to hire someone new. The struggle is real, and the cost of acquisition of a new hire can impact the bottom line of any business. Many of…

YellowTelescope YellowTelecast 14-Social Media Strategy

Social Media is an often misunderstood and misused form of marketing for practices and even larger businesses. Properly executing social media requires a calculated strategy including planning in advance and rolling out the program, with the right message. In this special NYC edition, Jon and Ed broadcast directly from Central Park, celebrating both New York and French culture through whisky and cuisine, while outlining how they’ve recently developed their own social media strategy.

Issue #39 – Mnemonics – Are you on it?

Mnemonics – Are you on it? Imagine, you walk into your kitchen and mosey to the fridge to see what you need to pick up at the grocery store but when you open the refrigerator door, fresh, floppy, slippery, slimy red herring pour out all over the kitchen floor until you’re ankle deep in fish, and…

YellowTelescope YellowTelecast Episode 13- Hierarchy of Sales Communication

With so many forms of communication, from live to email to phone to follow up, how do we prioritize to maximize efficiency within a practice? Join Ed and Jon 25 floors above South Beach, Miami while they outline the Hierarchy of Sales Communication and how it applies to medical practices, while sampling some special whisky’s…

YellowTelescope YellowTelecast Episode 17: The Cost of Conversions

So many practices fail to consider what the true value of a single additional conversion means to the return on their investment in marketing. Join Jon and Ed for the 17th installment of the YellowTelecast, recorded live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino prior to The Whisky Extravaganza, as the dissect how to…