For more than 30 years, our Medical Consulting Group consultants and team have been sitting down together to talk over and develop solutions for the latest, most impactful issues circulating the medical industry. Whether it’s the most recent government regulations, crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic, or advancements in digital marketing strategies for practices and ASCs, our conversations are always evolving.
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Ophthalmology Off the Grid: Ownership Positions in ASCs
Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, is joined by Jorawer Singh, MD; Jeffrey Whitman, MD; William Rabourn; and John Blanck to further discuss the intricacies of owning an ambulatory surgery center (ASC). In this episode, Dr. Whitman shares his experience as an ophthalmologist who has found success with an ASC and selling shares to younger partners. Dr. Singh addresses several challenges young ophthalmologists can face when buying into an ASC. Finally, consultants William Rabourn and John Blanck share insights into how to overcome these challenges.
Why ASCs Are Bringing Physicians & Hospitals Together
In this episode, Medical Consulting Group managing principals Stephen Sheppard and Robert McCarville explain the two unique sets of motivators behind why more physicians and hospitals are taking on ambulatory surgery center joint ventures. Kicking off with a brief but interesting history of joint venture ASCs, Steve and Rob discuss how time and technology have…
5 RCM Outsourcing Myths Stunting Your Revenue Growth
In this episode, MCG Managing Principal Rob McCarville, Principal Erin Malloy, and Consultant Tonya LaRue debunk 5 myths about outsourcing revenue cycle management that are keeping practices and ASCs from looking into options that could increase their revenue. Submit A Medical Business Question for Future EpisodesSubmit an issue affecting your practice or ASC to email@example.com, and…
How to Stay Plugged in Without 2020 National Medical Industry Meetings
The pioneer behind every Medical Consulting Group podcast episode is YOU. How? That’s what our multi-specialized team of Medical Consulting Group managing principals and medical business consultants are here to explain. With the cancellation of yet another national medical industry meeting (AAO), now is the best time to remind listeners just how this podcast is…
Patient Builder – A Win for Doctors/Clinics and A Win for Medical Device Companies Trying to Add Value
Would you attract the attention of your customer if you could offer a way to bring them more patients? Consider Patient Builder. Today, we talk to Bill Rabourn, founder and managing principal of Medical Consulting Group in Springfield, Missouri. Bill and his team have a unique view of the medical device world in that they consult…
What Patients Want to Hear from Ophthalmology Practices NOW
The shutdown had a catastrophic effect on the long-held, unconscious understandings that existed between eye doctors and patients in the past. Understandings like… “Your eye doctors/eye surgeons are always here to meet your needs.”“It is safe to visit your eye care clinic.” In today’s podcast, Medical Consulting Group explains why medical marketing is a significant…
The Bright Side: A Cataract & Refractive Surgeon Speaks to Opportunities in the COVID-19 Era
In this episode, we talk with MCG consultant Bill Rabourn and Missouri ophthalmologist Dr. Thomas Prater, a cataract and refractive surgeon from Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center and Surgery Center. Many people are understandably experiencing some fatigue when it comes to the topic of COVID-19. And yet, it’s still a topic that’s affecting ophthalmic practices…
Ophthalmology In the COVID-19 Era…From A Retinal Surgeon & Practice Perspective
MCG principal Erin Malloy invites retina surgeon Dr. Jorge Calzada and optometrist Dr. Sarah Maxey of Deep Blue Retina to discuss how their practice is successfully tackling some of the most common issues affecting practices across the country during the COVID era. They share their experience with everything from: Reduced patient flow, to Telemedicine, to …
Road Map to Resuming Elective Surgery
MCG’s nurse consultants and ASC experts call out some of the most easily overlooked but extremely crucial steps ASCs should take before resuming surgery. Disclaimer: COVID-19 information is evolving rapidly. Consult with state and local authorities for further COVID-19 updates.
Reopening Your Practice
As practices wait on the edge of their seats for the all-clear to open, MCG Medical Business Consultant Bill Rabourn quickly explains what practices should be considering RIGHT NOW: What areas of your practice need the most attention during reopening? How will “safety” be the driving force behind your reopening strategy and your messaging? How…
The Success of Your COVID-19 Crisis Strategy Depends On 2 Things
MCG managing principal Bill Rabourn quickly breaks down the practice-saving power of communication and coordination during a crisis, and how to do them correctly to ensure your comeback is swift, smooth, and strong. Disclaimer: COVID-19 information is evolving rapidly. Consult with state and local authorities for further COVID-19 updates.
COVID-19: Practical Steps for Managing Your Practice or ASC’s Unique Situation
Lately, practice and ASC leaders have been flooded with general tips for managing a business during the COVID-19 crisis, with little guidance as to whether these actually apply to their unique situation. Medical business consultants Bill Rabourn, Steve Sheppard, and Erin Malloy of Medical Consulting Group—a firm providing practice and ASC development and management, as…
The Ins & Outs of Medical Website Development
MCG podcast host Leah Taylor speaks with medical website experts Daryl Brown and Stevie Barfoot. What is responsive website design? How important is search engine optimization? What website security measures should a medical practice implement? Tune in to find out.