consultations

The 'art' of the cosmetic consult
The 'art' of the cosmetic consultThe art of communication must be mastered to gain patients’ trust and, ultimately, to become better doctors, according to Kathleen M. Welsh, M.D. who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.
Solving the ineffective acne consultResearchers report on survey findings that shed light on why patients find acne consultations ineffective.
14 tips for more effective acne consultsResearchers reveal that patients may have concerns with acne consultations. The authors offer tips to improve acne consults.
Build your practice with BuildmybodNew digital tool helps to filter serious patient consults and increase procedure booking rate.
Teledermatology fraught with liability issuesTelemedicine is a term that covers any use of electronic communication technology to convey medical information. It can be as basic as seeking a consultation or as advanced as robotic surgery. Teledermatology can be practiced in the role of a consultant or as a seeker of consultation. However, this practice is fraught with liability issues.
3 marketing mistakes healthcare practices makeIf offering “free consultations” is your primary mode of marketing your practice to bring in new patients, you may want to rethink your strategy.
The art of the sale
The art of the saleUnderstanding key elements of the sales process is key to managing treatment plans and expectations for many aesthetic procedures.
Curbside consultations have valueCurbside consultation is an efficient and effective way to provide care without the administrative encumbrances that often dominate daily clinical practice. It supports the primary care physician and avoids overburdening staff and generating patient dissatisfaction with unpredictable wait times.
Curbside consultations have value, are free of many administrative encumbrancesMy hospital requires documentation of how I spend my time, tabulated in hours per week, for one representative week every month, an exercise related to CMS funding. The time can be allotted among only three mutually exclusive categories: “Hospital Activities,” “Teaching Activities” and “Patient Care.” My university also quantifies my productivity in RVUs, clinical charges, grants submitted, grants awarded and publications.