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How Much Should a Physician Collaborator Cost?

I am always being asked “how much should a physician collaborator cost?” I always answer, “it depends.” There are four factors you need to consider: It depends on how busy your practice

Clinical Pearl Wednesday #9

Have a patient with recurrent migraines? Before you prescribe them another preventative medication that often times is lackluster in effectiveness, ask them about their diet. Often times, providers are trigger happy with

How to Price Services

I often get asked during consultations on how to price services. The answer is difficult to answer because there are so many factors to consider. What is paramount though is that you

Tax Time!

For most Americans, December means Christmas shopping, gifting, Santa Claus, Christmas lights, gingerbread houses, and the new year. For the business owner though, December also means having all your books finished and

Clinical Pearl Wednesday #8

Have a patient with an acute wrist or hand injury? You better check to see if they have “snuff box” tenderness. The snuff box is the depression made just proximal to the

People Will Pay You Cash

Many nurse practitioners that consider opening a business believe they have to accept insurance to create a successful practice. Nothing could be further from the truth. We are led to believe that

Focus On the Positive to Stay Motivated!

Are you having issues procrastinating or staying motivated? We all do from time to time… It is part of the human condition. The underlying issue many times is that we tend to

Clinical Pearl Wednesday #7

Have a patient complaining of dizziness? First ask them to describe how the dizziness feels. If it is a spinning or a pulling sensation, then it is likely a benign finding. Patients