How Much Does it Cost You to See a Patient?

On August 31, 2007, in measuring success, by Dan

The latest podcast from is an interview with Owen Dahl, MBA,, author of Think Business! Medical Practice Quality, Efficiency, Profits on the topic of the true cost of seeing a patient. It’s mainly for MD’s, but the principles are the same for any CAM practice. If accounting isn’t your strong suit, there’s a good […]

Get More Patients by Being One

On August 30, 2007, in referrals, by Dan

We’ve been considering some new treatments and tools, so Tara’s going through her usual willing victim/guinea pig phase, being poked, prodded and zapped. It reminds me again of how effective it is to fully immerse yourself in the patient experience, and how great it is for referrals. When was the last time you actually were […]

Acupuncture Marketing Tools

On August 27, 2007, in acupuncture marketing, by Dan

The folks at Acutoronto have taken some of their homespun promotional print materials and made them available for sale on their site. I haven’t seen them up close to check the quality, but they may be worth a look. Acutoronto

Taking Time Off

On August 10, 2007, in work-life balance, by Dan

We’re off for a two week break. It’s an annual summer getaway for us – no phones, TV, or internet. In fact, there’s no power. The place is off the grid, and runs on solar juice. We’ll be back in a couple of weeks, so if we don’t get to your practice questions right away, […]

Acupuncture Marketing Blog Roundup

On August 8, 2007, in acupuncture marketing, by Dan

Here’s a quick shout out to a few acupuncture blogs with a marketing/practice growth slant that you might enjoy. Drop by if you’ve got a minute. Acupuncture Marketing Blog Insights for Acupuncturists Acupuncture Marketing Success

Practice Management Seminars

On August 1, 2007, in events, by Dan

Wholistic Solutions offers an ongoing series of workshops on “Developing a Successful Practice”. The series is in four independent parts, delivered semi-regularly in a number of cities across Canada and the US. Your staff can attend, too. You can get a PDF of the events and registration info here, or visit the main site for […]

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