Entries by Chip Hart

Pediatric Business Mistake #1: Lack of Preventive Care Focus

A couple weeks ago, we ran a live seminar, The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes Pediatricians Make.  More than 120 people watched it live and, no kidding, the video replay has had thousands of  downloads.  The second of the series of six webinar events runs on Friday, February 23rd, and is free to all. We got great …

2018 RBRVS Analysis For Pediatricians

Last week, I posted my 2018 GPCI analysis – good news to those of you in Massachusetts, bad news for Idaho. Look up your location. The next step of my analysis is to take next year’s projected RVU values and estimate their true impact on pediatricians. The process is simple, though it takes some work. …

2018 GPCI Analysis – Get it here first!

The 2018 RBRVS Final Rules got published last month, so we can start to pick apart the results and make some predictions.  It’s not all set in stone, but I can start with the geographic comparisons today and then move into what I think the global impact of the RVU updates will be for independent …

New Pediatric Practices – Who Are They? [Part 3]

I hope some of you are still following.  Because this is the fun part. Over the last two days, I’ve posted the results from our poll that tries to examine the demographics of (new) pediatric practices and where pediatricians get their practice management advice from.  The results have been interesting, imo, and should serve as …

Pediatric Practice Management Content – How Good Is It? [Part 2]

Executive summary: what do independent pediatric practices think about their resources for practice management guidance?  Not much.  SOAPM wins, hospitals lose, and the AAP is somewhere out there. In our previous episode, I did my best to take apart the demographic information of the respondents to our pediatric practice management content survey.  The results were, …

Pediatric Compensation Models for Owners and Employers

I am boarding my flight to Plano where I’ll give my inaugural presentation entitled, “The Five Biggest Business Mistakes That Pediatricians Make.”  There might be a little room left, sign up if you’re at TPS and might be interested.  It’s really a summary culled from key moments from among all my talks, the walk-away points …