(e)Merging Practice Growth
What is a T.E.A.M?
Often in the workplace, we hear the word
"team" tossed around. Management stressing, "We must
work together as a team," or co-workers complaining that, "no one works as
a team around here." What does the term really mean and how can your
organization work towards achieving it?
Let's break down the word, "team" and look into
what really goes into the idea.
T: Teach one another from past experience and
create betterment of all employees
E: Engage with co-workers to create a friendly,
A: Allow others to voice their opinions freely
without feeling apprehensive
M: Make time to understand those you work with
and discover how they are best communicated with
These four steps can lead to a more cohesive, invested group of
employees. If all staff members, management included, work towards these
ideas on a daily basis team members will begin to feel a since of camaraderie
and value in their work. Teams come in many forms, but the basis of all
successful teams is respect, patience and learning how to communicate with one
As conference season wraps up, we can look back at November and
let out a sigh of relief. The month saw us traveling from one side of the
country to the other. As always, we were fortunate enough to meet many
new colleagues in our travel. We saw sunshine in Texas, for a great
social media luncheon discussion, and snow in the mountains of Washington for a
productive visit with a new client. The MGMA crew in Springfield,
Missouri was enthusiastic and made for a wonderful conference experience! And
last but not least..... our true highlight was that big Thanksgiving
Put it into Practice!
As the plethora of social media offerings continues to grow, we
are often asked which channels a medical practice should take the time to
participate in. Here is a quick rundown of our favorites:
*Facebook: Tried and true, Facebook is a great way to
engage with your audience, spread information about upcoming events, share
knowledge and frequently asked questions with your patients.
*Twitter: Great for sharing educational information and
engaging with other like-minded professionals and organizations.
*YouTube: It is important to share information with others;
YouTube offers a robust channel to do just that. Whether sharing footage
of your physicians or a tour of your facility, this channel offers a personal
*Instagram: As a fairly new means of communication, you
can again offer up a personal touch to your audience. This resource
focuses solely on photographs; use this to show staff and physicians in a more
laid back setting!
How does your Practice Measure Up?
With our exhaustive 130 point mystery shopping review, you'll
know the answer. Give us a call or email Jamie today to
discuss how our mystery shopping services can ensure practice growth in