The Complete Business Guide for a Successful Medical Practice

Editors: Baum, N., Bonds, R.G., Crawford, Th., Kreder, K., Shaw, K., Stringer, Th., Thomas, R. (Eds.)

  • Provides medical practitioners with the basic business skills and understanding of the financial aspects of their practice
  • Provides suggestions for marketing and branding strategies to differentiate one's practice from competitors
  • Provides tips on how to use the Internet and social media to not only connect with existing patients but also attract new patients
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About this book

This text provides physicians with the basic business skills in order for them to become involved in the financial aspect of their practices. The text will help the physician decide what kind of practice they would like to join (i.e. private practice, small group practice, solo practice, hospital employment, large group practice, academic medicine, or institutional\government practice) as well as understand the basics of contracting, restrictive covenants and how to navigate the road to partnership. Additional topics covered include, monthly balance sheets, productivity, overhead costs and profits, trend analysis and benchmarking. Finally, the book provides advice on advisors that doctors will need to help with the business of their professional and personal lives. These include accountants, bankers, lawyers, insurance agents and other financial advisors.

The Complete Business Guide for a Successful Medical Practice provides a roadmap for physicians to be not only good clinical doctors but also good businessmen and businesswomen. It will help doctors make a difference in the lives of their patients as well as sound financial decisions for their practice.

About the authors

Neil Baum, MD

Department of Urology, Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Roger G. Bonds, MBA, CMSR, FMSD

President & CEO, PhysicianCareerAdvisor.com, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Founder, American Academy of Medical Management, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Thomas Crawford, PhD, MBA, FACHE

Faculty and Chief Operating Officer, University of Florida Prostate Disease Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Karl Kreder, MD, MBA

Professor and Department Executive Officer, Rubin H. Flocks Chair, Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Koushik Shaw, MD

Austin Urology Institute, Austin, Texas, USA

Thomas Stringer, MD, FACS

Medical Director, Department of Urology, University of Florida/Shands Health Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Raju Thomas, MD, FACS, MHA

Department of Urology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • The Basics of the Business of Medicine

    Baum, Neil (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Transitioning from Training to Practice

    Shaw, Koushik (et al.)

    Pages 11-27

  • Job Search

    Bonds, Roger G. (et al.)

    Pages 29-45

  • Compensation Models, Patient Volume, and the Pro Forma

    Crawford, Thomas

    Pages 47-57

  • Insurances and Essential Fringe Benefits

    Crawford, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 59-68

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-11095-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-11094-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Complete Business Guide for a Successful Medical Practice
Editors
  • Neil Baum
  • Roger G. Bonds
  • Thomas Crawford
  • Karl Kreder
  • Koushik Shaw
  • Thomas Stringer
  • Raju Thomas
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-11095-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-11095-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-11094-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 277
Number of Illustrations and Tables
8 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour
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