An effective healthcare system must be flexible enough to adapt to the needs of a changing population. In Australia, life expectancy is 81.5 years – among the highest in the world. In order to secure the sustainability of Australia’s healthcare, we need to address what the implications of an ageing population are, and consider next steps in order to move confidently into the future.
It's a simple truth that no business can thrive without the people in it. Therefore, employee empowerment and retention should form a vital component of your business plan. You’ve likely seen it before: the hallmarks of high employee turnover in healthcare and beyond encompass high recruiting costs, less-than-ideal productivity and so much lost time. But what makes employees go and what compels them to stay?
As a young fellow or a seasoned practitioner, opening your own medical practice is a compelling aspiration that you want to make a reality. Make no mistake: being a great doctor is not enough to create a successful business. Today’s medical practice owners must blend business know-how with their medical expertise to champion a profitable organisation around their unique vision.
Strong industry growth and a constantly changing digital landscape are two realities we face in healthcare. Everything from advancements in medical technologies to an ever-growing workforce and policy reform are on our horizon. Therefore, pioneering organisational growth in 2018 (and beyond) requires deep strategic planning for healthcare leaders.
As a healthcare professional, you strive to provide your patients with quality, personalised care and empower them to engage in their own healthcare journey. However, the daily operational pressures and the unique needs of every patient means navigating patient care can be fraught with risk.
Thinking about setting up your own medical practice? Without doubt, 2018 is bursting with potential for medical practice owners. We’ve explored the latest legislation, industry trends and insights, so you can turn our 2017 learnings into your 2018 success. Here's what we've learnt.
After many years of hard work, you’re finally reaching the culmination of your medical training and chances are you’re weighing up options for your next move. While a common choice for a young fellow is to work in an established clinic or retain a post at a hospital, you may decide take the leap set up your own private practice. It’s a challenging road for any medical professional, especially so for new graduates — but it can be done and the rewards are significant.
2018 is ripe with opportunity for multidisciplinary clinics. The growing accessibility of data allows healthcare professionals to create more personalised and positive experiences for patients; however, the changing healthcare landscape also poses several challenges. For healthcare leaders, championing change management is crucial for staying ahead of the curve. We've explored the practical steps you can take in order to future-proof your organisation and pioneer steady growth for years to come.
Opening your own medical practice is a rewarding endeavour. As a new business owner, you'll need to establish efficient processes and smart finances. This practical guide aims to streamline your operations and simplify your finances, from day one.