This is a guest post by Alex Hattingh, people and culture expert and the Chief People Officer at Employment Hero.
Workplace culture can make or break a business. There is a volume of research that shows a great work culture can lead to improved employee engagement.
Employee engagement impacts retention, productivity and the way your teams treat your customers, in this case, your patients. A happy staff member will go above and beyond for patients, flag potential issues early and always be looking to innovate and make the practice better.
Starting a medical practice is an exciting and rewarding endeavour. This blog is designed to help you navigate the ever-changing Australian medical landscape whilst setting up your own business. In order for you to be the best clinician you can be, it is important to have the business aspects under control; we call this “practice fitness”.
As the number of patients and employees increases in your medical practice, so does the amount of time that needs to be spent on medical management. As your practice grows, you also need to invest in more resources on the operational side.
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.
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.
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.