Empower Your Practice

Journal for Practice Managers

7+ Effective Ways to Attract Patients to Your Clinic in 2022

Looking to increase patient flow to your clinic? You’ve come to the right place! Learn to market your clinic and drive new patient traffic.

7 Tips for Organizing Electronic Health Records in 2022

Discover 7 useful tips for organizing electronic health records and making the most out of your EHR software.

6 Effective Patient Loyalty Programs (in Healthcare & Wellness)

Learn all about the 6 most effective patient loyalty programs that can enhance your medical practice. 10 patient loyalty program benefits included!

How to Pick the Best EHR for Solo Practice [in 2021]

Looking for EHR for your solo practice? Learn how to pick the best option with our guide! EHR solo practice benefits and features included.

10 Top Healthcare Software Solutions For Your Practice [in 2022]

Learn about the top 10 types of healthcare solutions out there and decide which ones are right for your practice with our guide!

Choosing the best practice management system

Such systems increase productivity, efficiency, and transparency, helping your private practice manager to save time and stay on top of all operations.

The benefits and risks of Electronic Health Records for private practices

Today we will take a look at some of the most common pros and cons of EHR software and see if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Medical CRM: Why You Need One and How To Choose It

A modern medical CRM for the medical sector enables easy access to a patient's medical, payment and behavioral history, allowing you to personalise marketing messaging while boosting loyalty and customer satisfaction.

4 reasons to get an Electronic Health Records system for your Mental Health practice

If you are unsure whether or not your practice needs EHR software, here are four reasons why you should consider getting one for your mental health clinic.

The Rise of Cyberattacks Targeting Healthcare Sector and How Organizations Can Protect Themselves

Cybersecurity incidents targeting the healthcare sector in the UK have risen significantly in the last few years, compromising the health information and security of millions of UK citizens.

How to increase the number of patient visits and encourage your patients to come back

Today we will share some tips to help your clinic increase the number of patient visits and encourage your patients to come back.

How to Manage Your Private Practice: Keys to Success

While your main focus is on treating people, your medical practice will only survive if you stay on track with the business side of it. To help you run a successful medical practice, we have prepared some top tips to point you in the right direction.

Medical CRM Systems: How to Keep Your Patient Communications on Track

Medical CRM tools should be a vital part of your clinic’s workflow if you want to deliver the best possible healthcare while growing as a business.

Top Tips to Manage Expectations with a Patient CRM

Here we’ll discuss how to use patient management software to boost communication quality, speed up the delivery of information and optimise the provision of services.

Best Tips to Manage Your Medical Practice

Here are some actionable tips that will help you manage your private practice in the best way.

Key Healthcare Metrics Your Private Practice Manager Should Target

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are an essential part of the running of any business and healthcare is no different. If you want your clinic to prosper, then your private practice manager should be focusing on a crucial set of metrics that we’ll discuss in the article.

Mental health clinics working online – The fundamentals you need to know

Medesk is here to show you how you can bring your business back to life and expand like never before. Discover what you can achieve with the right tools to hand.

Patient Management Software and its Benefits for Clinicians

Patient management software has become a vital piece in the puzzle for all private clinics that want to succeed. The benefits for patients are rather obvious, so let’s look at what your clinic stands to gain from using patient management software.

Hair loss clinics and the next generation of client care

How to build effective clinic and patient management with Medesk software

Medical Practice Management: How to Benefit from a Systematic Approach

All of your business processes stand to benefit from taking a more systematic approach, where you analyse your situation and apply a concrete set of rules to how you do things. Here’s how to make a good start as a practice manager and push your colleagues to the next level.

How Clinic Management Software Helps You Match Your Patients' Expectations at Every Turn

By using private practice software, you can track all the key performance indicators you would expect, as well as discover a whole host of facts about service quality and the patient experience in your clinic.

How to Choose the Best EHR Software for Your Clinic

EHR software is not the easiest kind of program to choose for your private clinic. This article covers some of the most important factors you need to think about when choosing the program.

How Private Practice Software Helps to Improve Your Approach to Patient Acquisition

If you're looking to develop your clinic, read on to discover how medical practice management software can help you grow sustainably into the future.

Fitness and Physical Activities - Key Elements for Successful Therapies and Patient Management

Staying fit and physically active are among the best ways to keep our bodies healthy and our lives happy. But did you know that even when you are in therapy, you need to continue the fitness and physical activities that you do?

How to Build Effective Clinic and Patient Management while Working Remotely

When you're working apart from your colleagues, it may seem harder to manage your team. However, all you need is a specialised task delegation tool like this one offered by Medesk.

All you need to know about online consultations in short videos

If your patients are due to visit your clinic but are about to cancel as they don't want to risk travelling during the coronavirus pandemic, not all is lost. Watch as Medesk shows you how to convert existing appointments into video calls, all while keeping your patients in the loop.

How to Become the Best Private Practice Manager You Can Be

Running a clinic needs you to be the kind of private practice manager who can juggle several rather disparate responsibilities at the same time. You are typically in charge of people management, keeping an eye on day-to-day finances, and ensuring that the patient experience is the best it can be.

Blogging in Private Practice: Why and How You Should Start Now

Let’s take a look at how creating an engaging blog on your practice website will help you to increase visitor conversion and build your patients’ trust.

Your Checklist for Starting a Therapist Private Practice in the UK

There’s a wealth of different options available when it comes to practice management software for therapists in the UK. At Medesk, we have put together a clear checklist of items you need to tick off if you want to make sure your therapy business has the best chance of success.

Patient CRM: How to Build the Best Relationship with Your Patients

Client relationship management (CRM) as it’s known in other spheres is essentially the same as patient relationship management aside from the clinical aspect of your work.

How to make your EHR work for you

If you want to give your patients the best quality of care, then you absolutely need a health record that works for you. Let’s take a look at what it takes to make the right choice.

Telemedicine: Making Life Easier for Your Practice and Your Patients

What was previously a niche offering has certainly become mainstream and looks like it’s here to stay, so let’s examine how you can make the most out of telemedicine in your practice.

The Best Tools to Attract Patients to Your Clinic - Part 2

How are you supposed to be able to develop a marketing strategy and bring it to life if it’s far from being your area of expertise? In this article, Medesk examines how to leverage the best patient acquisition tools.

EHR: Good for Your Practice, Even Better for Your Patients

This article examines some of the ways in which a well-organised EHR module within your practice management software can help you to run your clinic better and provide the best possible care for your patients.

Patient Management: What You Can Learn from CRM Software

However, running your practice in an optimal way to support your patients is not necessarily your strong point. Patient management requires a different skill set that you may not yet have although you can certainly acquire it.

Effective Patient Management with Medesk Software

Your success in private practice comes down to how well you communicate with your patients and how conveniently you provide them with what they need.

Medical Billing: What You Need to Know

Let's take a look at the principles of medical billing for insurance claims and self-pay patients.

Online Consultations: How it Works in Practice

Being able to provide telemedicine services is not just beneficial for patients who can’t make it to your clinic in person. Telemedicine is also great for you and your colleagues as you don’t have to make your way to the physical premises every day either. However, to guarantee that working remotely is going to be as fruitful as your normal regime, you ought to take a few things into consideration.

Telemedicine: Preparing to Work Online

To make sure that your clinic stays afloat during this troubling time, just about the only thing you can do is take your practice online. This article examines what you need to consider and get right before you make the leap.

Telemedicine, Telehealth & mHealth

Before we dig into the benefits of using telemedicine, telehealth & mHealth in your practice, it’s worth understanding exactly what we mean by these terms.

Why Switch from Paper to Electronic Health Records

Even if you don’t yet realise why it’s a good idea to switch to using electronic health records, you are surely still aware of the push to do so. Here in this article, we are going to discuss the benefits of using digital solutions in medical practice.

5 Simple Steps Towards Working with Patients Remotely

We will tell you how to work with patients if they cannot come to your clinic

Practice Management Software That Does so Much More Than Your Standard Package

A practice management software that can help take your practice to the next level by cutting down on administrative tasks whilst letting you establish the most concise marketing strategy all in one product.

5 Best Tips to Get Your Practice Management Software Up and Running

While practice management systems are an excellent and even necessary addition to your clinic’s toolset, it is vital that you understand how to best to use them.

How to Utilise Electronic Health Records to Optimise Patient Care in Private Practice

Electronic health records are now a necessity if you want to provide the best patient experience to all those who walk through your doors.

How to Choose Medical Practice Management Software for Your Clinic - Full Guide

Choosing a practice management system is a multi-stage process which can be made much simpler when you take the right approach. The articles linked on this page will give you everything you need to understand whether a given software is suitable for your practice.

Practice Management Software: How to Automate Your Paperwork in 5 Simple Steps

There are multiple ways you can use a practice management system to sort out your medical note-taking and all sorts of admin work. This article will help you see what’s really possible.

The Role of Practice Management Software in Patient Retention

Many clinics make the mistake of going digital just for the sake of it. Changing the medical software you use to manage your practice can make or break your business plans depending on how you do it.

Practice Management Software: Top 10 Features You Need to Be Looking for in 2020

We will examine fundamental medical practice management software features and discuss the advantages of their use in terms of the patient journey

Choosing Medical Practice Management Software: Top 5 Mistakes

Make sure your practice management system includes these fundamental features so it doesn't push your practice to the brink.

Practice Management System: The Best Ways to Train Receptionists

With the right training on how to use a practice management software, clinic staff will be able to automate many of their current tasks.

What should a practice manager do to train up their receptionists properly?

Find out the best ways to delegate tasks to reception staff and motivate them to promote clinical services with proper practice management software

Put Yourself in Your Patient’s Shoes Using Practice Management Software and Service Design

Find out how to maintain a superior quality of service using practice management software and learn what it really means to listen to your clients in our exclusive interview with Helena Kanayeva, Brand Director for Euromed Group.

How to Promote Your Practice Properly with Practice Management Software

At the heart of any clinic should be a carefully considered business strategy, supported by medial practice management software and unconstrained by any particular format or approach.

The Power of Having the Right Information: Part 2 of Our Interview with Dr. Suvir Venkataraman

Coming into private practice management from another professional background offers a range of opportunities and challenges alike. Learn how to make the most of the diverse experiences of your team members in part 2 of our interview with Dr. Suvir Venkataraman, General Manager of Harley Street Fertility Clinic.

Bringing the Right Energy and Drive to Your Practice: Part 1 of Our Interview with Dr Suvir Venkataraman

Dr Suvir Venkataraman, General Manager of Harley Street Fertility Clinic, believes that actions speak far louder than words when it comes to the patient experience. Hailing from an engineering background, he brings a whole host of life lessons from which new and seasoned practice managers alike can learn. Here’s the first of our two-part interview.

“Start the Car If You Expect It to Move”, interview with Marites Cross, Part 2

Here’s the second part of our exclusive interview with Marites Cross, managing director of East Anglia Ultrasound Services. She outlines the benefits of staying on top of your schedule with the help of the most effective time management skills and tools. Learn how her practice finally found a way to go digital.

“Learn to Treat Failure as a Challenge”, Interview with Marites Cross, Part 1

The best practice managers are those who truly understand the specific needs of GPs and other healthcare professionals, and there’s no better way to learn than by having first-hand experience. Marites Cross, managing director and practising ultrasonographer at East Anglia Ultrasound Services tells us all about what it takes to provide the ultimate in patient satisfaction.

Balance Is the Key to Success at Work: Part 1

It has become increasingly clear that balancing the various aspects of our work is key to making the whole truly greater than the sum of its parts. Dr Stefaan Vossen, clinical director and founder of Core Clinics explains how to manage this balancing act while providing excellent care for all patients.

Real Integration of Services Makes All the Difference: Part 2

All healthcare practitioners could stand to learn a little from one another to help boost the quality of service provided to patients. Dr Stefaan Vossen, clinical director and founder of Core Clinics outlines the main dos and don’ts for practice managers as the role of digital health increases.

Leveraging Digital Health and Big Data to Enhance Your Practice: Part 2

In this second part of our interview with Carl Walker, we discuss the benefits of having access to the right kind of data that can really be used to inform how we run our medical practices. Discover how you can leverage digital health to create dynamic solutions that genuinely improve the patient experience and your clinic’s prospects alike.

How to Boost Your Clinical Practice with Evidence-based Audit: Part 1

With Clinical Audit Awareness Week approaching fast, NQICAN chair Carl Walker shows us how to make the most of an evidence-based approach to improving our clinical practice. Don’t rely on mere quality assurance when you have a chance to really make things better.

Seeing is Believing: Part 3

Following on from her earlier words of wisdom, Dr Kate Silvester shares her thoughts on how private practices can benefit from managing their systems properly and avoiding all the most common mistakes that are all too easy to make. It’s all about recognising your problem for what it is and being prepared to do something about it.

Clinic Sessions as Production Lines: Part 2

Dr. Kate Silvester, a renowned UK expert in clinical systems improvement, discusses how clinicians can learn lessons about productivity from a wide range of professional fields outside healthcare.

Clinic Sessions as Production Lines: Efficient Time Management in Medical Practice

Managing patient flow in your clinic sessions is all about understanding the true nature of the problems you’re facing and then using established engineering principles to tackle them head on.

"Patients need to be viewed as consumers of their own health", - interview with Liz Ashall-Payne, part 3

Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO and founder of ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications, named major challenges about implementation of digital health.

"Don’t start with the product; start with the problem", - interview with Liz Ashall-Payne, part 2

Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO and founder of ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications, told us how doctors and patients could take advantage of digital health.

From an illness service into a wellness service

Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO and founder of ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications, told us about her career path and future of medicine with digital health solutions.

Patients as Customers: A More Effective Approach to Medical Practice Management (part 2)

This is a 2nd part of interview with Keith Pollard, CEO of Intuition Communication, about the best ways for private doctors to improve their medical practice management and attract more patients. Here we discuss a range of important healthcare topics for general practitioners and practice managers alike, helping you to make the most out of your medical practice management.

Patients as Customers: A More Effective Approach to Medical Practice Management (part 1)

This is an interview with Keith Pollard, CEO of Intuition Communication, about the best ways for private doctors to improve their medical practice management and attract more patients. Here we discuss a range of important healthcare topics for general practitioners and practice managers alike, helping you to make the most out of your medical practice management.