Blair CharlesHow to Survive & Thrive in a PPO and Corporate Environment - The New Normal

Thursday, May 9

Time:  1:30 - 4:30 pm
Course Code:  T 230
Quick Summary:  By now, who hasn't noticed the changes in dentistry that mimic what occurred in medicine?  Who's happy about it?  What can you do about it?  
Fee:  Dentists $50   All Others $25
Course Description:  Are you working "in" your practice rather than "on" it?  Learn to see the "big picture," analyze the business side of your practice, and take solid steps toward increasing profitability in an increasingly PPO and corporate environment.  Hear strategies, tips, and pearls on (1) why corporate dentistry will continue to win, (2) how to cope with increased competition, (3) fee profiling and PPO strategies, (4) procedure mix enhancement, and (5) hygiene department strategies.  Also hear insight on how to (1) move from "cost-based" to "revenue-savvy" thinking, (2) planning a productive and profitable future for your practice, (3) how to design the winning independent practice model, and (4) dentist incomes are down since 2008 and how to turn them around.
Learning objectives:
  1. Gain insight into running a practice like a business.
  2. Be challenged to new thinking to survive in a changing world of PPOs.
  3. Understand why the corporation is the superior business model and how to copy the winning features.
Course most appropriate for:  Dentists (especially New Dentists), Business Assistants, and Spouses
C.E. Hours:  3 non-clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code:  552