Automating Your Medical Office
March 23, 2016
When you are thinking about your medical clinic design, do not forget the notion of automation. When automated, the medical office goes through medical management flawlessly.
Making your medical office automated, you will enjoy the services such as the patient reminder. The software system is designed using the latest technology out there. You then offer more of a fabulous service to your patients. This system keeps your patients always updated as to the regimen prescribed, upcoming consultations or follow up. The system can be set to call the patient automatically on schedule and remind them of whatever it is you want.
Another benefit of automating the medical office using a system like an online patient appointment scheduler, is its unique add-on called Google Sync. The Google Sync feature sends patient appointment info to the Internet. The patient can access it all using a smartphone or tablet.
Also, a two-way synchronization allows the healthcare provider to cancel, reschedule, postpone, or edit the patient appointment, on the spot, according to his schedule. A multilingual option is also available. Instructions can be given in French, Chinese, Spanish, etc. Communication with foreigners is made a lot easier.
Automation in a medical office is a positive step towards improving the quality of service, it saves time, and broadens the accessibility of the healthcare office.
How to Automate Your Medical Office Automated?
March 15, 2016
As the expression goes, you can’t change horses in the middle of the stream. When you consider setting up a medical clinic or office, don’t ignore the idea of making it automated.
On the market today, you’ll find many medical software tools that assist you in managing the medical office and improving quality care and service to your patients. An online patient appointment system, for example, let’s say speech-based, is software you can use to manage your medical office more efficiently in order to boost revenue.
You need to first understand the problems involved in patient management in order to know what your medical office needs are going to be. Most known problems with your staff is that they have a lot of limitations and are driven by their emotions.
For example, you can’t expect the front office medical staff to be polite and energetic all of the time, especially not at midnight! Also, it is not possible for them to answer more than one call at once as it’s bound to happen during big events such as free medical camp.
When a medical office is automated, you are more assured of having medical management without any difficulties, working flawlessly. A specially designed online appointment scheduler, for example, allows patients to access the scheduling system directly from home and book their appointments from anywhere at any time of day.
They don’t need to talk to live medical receptionist and request it. Time-overlapping caused by human error allotting the same time to two different patients is completely avoided!
Dental Building Ownership Options and Programs
February 24, 2016
The SBA 504 loan program works great for a dentist Pleasanton CA small businesses who are growing, but do not have a lot of working capital to spend on commercial real estate, and the needed improvements and dental equipment. (By improvements we are not referring to suffered severe water damage restoration.) It could not be a better deal for these medical businesses being able to finance over 80% of the cost. Visit the SBA web site or read our blog on the topic for more information.
Lease the Building from Yourself for a Tax Reduction
By forming an LLC to buy the dental commercial building, dentists of Pleasanton are able to lease the building from the LLC entity, take a deduction on the payment on the practice’s income taxes. The LLC members would be taxed on their individual taxes as a pass-thru. This would eliminate the tax on the dental practice and LLC members would be taxed at a lower tax rate for the building.
Tax Savings in Cost Segregation, such as Water Damage Restoration
For a dentist in Pleasanton, this business owner who buys or build a commercial building for his practice, a CPA can prepare a full cost segregation analysis to arrive at elements of a building that are eligible for depreciation on a schedule different than the rest of the commercial building. Water damage restoration & repairs are also separate cost.
Why Hire a General Contractor? Part 2
February 22, 2016
If you’re not sure of your expertise in some building areas, it pays to hire a general contractor to direct the whole process. He’ll or she’ll be familiar with the activities involved in the big-picture as well as the small details that are just as important to a well-constructed home.
Building a house, for example, is oftentimes a full-time job and building homes is the “day job” of a general contractor. If your own “day job” tends to be demanding and does not allow you a lot of free time, you should consider hiring a general contractor. It can take months of time supervising to a home construction from the foundation to completed roof.
You no doubt have significant expertise in your own field, while a general contractor is well-versed in his and the day-to-day grind of home construction.
A contractor will be well-versed in finding qualified subcontractors and overseeing their work, ensuring that they arrive on time, in the right order, with the right materials and skill-set. Again, he or she will carefully oversee their work.
A contractor is also responsible for scheduling the subcontractors at the right time, securing the needed permits to conform with the building specifications outlined in your plans and your city’s building codes.
Inspections have to be scheduled for a variety of housing agencies. Each inspection must be completed before any more work can continue. When it comes to troubleshooting issues that arise every day, a contractor can be the best way to go price-wise. Seemingly small setbacks can become larger problems if they’re not addressed properly. A general contractor will spend a lot of his time smoothing out the rough patches that occur.
Why Hire a General Contractor? Part 1
February 22, 2016
So you own some residential property and have obtained or purchased a floor plan. Now is the time to build your dream home. You may feel prepared to dive in and from the ground up construct it, on your own, to maybe save on the cost of a general contractor. You are thinking of jumping into the nuts and bolts of the construction process.
Before starting the adventure of building your home, single-handedly, take a moment to think your decision through carefully. Acting as your own general contractor, although exciting and worthwhile, is filled with many complicated, technical and time-consuming tasks.
For a lot of reasons, hiring a professional who is experienced at handling the day-to-day building process is an excellent choice. Because a general contractor has a lot of years experience in the actual residential building process, hiring one ensures you that the finished product is a well-built, comfortable home for you and your loved ones.
Although your “subs” (i.e. subcontractors) have their own specific skill and expertise, if you act as your own “general” (i.e. general contractor) you’ll need to consider your actual ability to manage the overall building process. Activities must be completed in order. Do you know what the order is? Do you possess the technical know-how to properly oversee the construction of a house from start to finish? Building a house is an activity that is very complex, so choose wisely.