ProScheduleMatch Part 1: Prosperity and Those Who Work in Health Care

ProScheduleMatch Part 1: Prosperity and Those Who Work in Health Care

Guest Post by Michael Bart, founder of ProScheduleMatch Prosperity means different things to different people. For some it refers to wealth. This may be the most obvious. Is prosperity simply the accumulation of ones estimation of adequate wealth? I think not! Is...
We’re So Busy – Why Aren’t We Making Any Money?

We’re So Busy – Why Aren’t We Making Any Money?

Medical Practice Management for Poor Profits During a recent medical practice management consultation, I listened to an  owner of a hybrid family medicine/urgent care practice lamenting – “We’ve been open for 4 years.  After about the first 2 years...
6 Ways to Avoid Scheduling Problems in Urgent Care

6 Ways to Avoid Scheduling Problems in Urgent Care

The manager of several hospital affiliated urgent care centers asked me for some advice about his staffing model. The centers are open 7 AM to 10 PM M-F, and 8-5 on weekends. Staffed with mostly NPs, they rotated through the centers, alternating 7-3 and 3 – 10...
Physician Staffing in Urgent Care

Physician Staffing in Urgent Care

Sorry for the hiatus, folks.  I’m wearing the new hat of COO/CMO of ASAP Urgent Care, a start up with plans to open new UCCs in the northeast, so my blogging and article writing has been on a bit of a standby. So here at 5 AM on a rainy Chicago Dec 7 I’ll share some...