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5 Ways to Improve Your Reputation…Online and Beyond

5 Ways to Improve Your Reputation…Online and Beyond

In today’s challenging healthcare climate, reputation management is critical to the success of a medical practice or hospital. But where should you begin? Below are 5 important considerations for putting your institution on the path towards a strong reputation. Brand...

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New Physicians: How to Make Them Profitable Faster

New Physicians: How to Make Them Profitable Faster

by: Dr. Rick Thompson, Co-Founder MedLaunch Solutions and Cardiothoracic Surgeon | Ashley Ulrich, CEO and Co-Founder, MedLaunch Solutions Have you recently hired a new physician? Are you a new provider or have you joined a new practice? Whether it’s replacing a...

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TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

One of the first things we do with our new clients is sit down with them and get a good feel for who they are as a practice – culture, providers, staff, unique attributes and what makes them special and the best choice for referrers and patients.  The better we get to...

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The Busy Doctor

The Busy Doctor

A reported 80% of doctors are either at capacity or over extended. More than half of physicians say they wish they worked fewer hours per week. Your days consist of seeing patients, multi-tasking, charting, checking emails on your phone, etc. Taking a break and...

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6 Ways to Improve Customer Service at Your Medical Practice

6 Ways to Improve Customer Service at Your Medical Practice

Spring is a great time to think about a little spring cleaning to refresh your office and perhaps the processes in your office as well. Customer service matters to your patients and referral sources. In fact, customer service may be the reason a medical provider STOPS...

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7 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips for Your Medical Practice

7 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips for Your Medical Practice

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to remind your patients, employees and referral sources how important they are to you!  Take advantage of the holiday with these simple tips can help your employees, patients and referrers alike fall in love with your practice! 1....

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8 Tips to Keeping Referring Medical Providers Happy

8 Tips to Keeping Referring Medical Providers Happy

1.  Get in front of them: It is essential that referring providers know that you value their referrals. They have many options as to where to send their patients when a specialist is needed. Make the effort to have a liaison from your practice visit their office...

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7 Reasons Why Referral Relationships Are Essential

7 Reasons Why Referral Relationships Are Essential

No medical practice or facility can succeed without cultivating a network of healthy referral relationships. Medical expertise, a great building/office space, state of the art equipment and technology and a good location are all great, but the secret to a thriving...

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A New Year: A Fresh Start for Your Marketing Strategy

A New Year: A Fresh Start for Your Marketing Strategy

Welcome 2018! A brand new year, ripe with possibilities and promise, has finally begun.  The arrival of 2018 brings with it a fresh start, a new opportunity to focus on goals for your practice. Have you taken the time to take a fresh look at your practice and the way...

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The ROI of Relationship Marketing in the Medical Industry

The ROI of Relationship Marketing in the Medical Industry

Competition in the medical practice and facility industries is more intense and challenging than ever before, evolving on a daily basis. Leveraging current referral relationships and cultivating new ones through the utilization of a Physician Liaison could make the...

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5 Common Referral Marketing Mistakes

5 Common Referral Marketing Mistakes

Physician referrals. They are essential if you want to grow your practice. Most specialty healthcare providers, surgery centers and hospitals would agree that referral marketing is the most important marketing strategy. With strong referral networks, providers can...

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Why Care About Your Practice Culture?

Why Care About Your Practice Culture?

Every organization, from small businesses to large corporations, has a culture. The culture refers to the values and attitudes of employees in the business or organization. A healthy company culture values each employee regardless of his job duties, which results in...

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6 Best Practices for Referral Marketing for Specialists

6 Best Practices for Referral Marketing for Specialists

1. Welcome new providers to the area Being aware of new physicians in your area and making an effort to reach out to them with a welcome letter or call is important. Share a little about yourself and your practice and provide your contact info. Make a personal...

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Leverage Strengths, Grow Your Practice

Leverage Strengths, Grow Your Practice

Finding more time in a day in today’s busy world and retaining dynamic team members are two important issues facing medical practices today. Role clarity, technology and process improvement can all help make both issues less daunting. Consider the climate you are...

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5 Ways to Enhance Referral Patterns

5 Ways to Enhance Referral Patterns

Nothing has a greater marketing impact or is a better use of time or money than specialists taking the time and effort to make themselves known to referring physicians. The referring physician is in fact your most important customer, next to your patients. This simple...

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The Importance of Online Reviews for Physicians

The Importance of Online Reviews for Physicians

Your online reputation as a physician is crucial. These days, the Internet allows patients to easily access information on you and your practice and they are increasingly relying on the reviews they find to influence them in their decision-making process.  A recent...

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5 Things I Wish They Would Have Taught Me in Medical School

5 Things I Wish They Would Have Taught Me in Medical School

Dr. Thompson is a practicing cardiothoracic surgeon in Lincoln, NE. He attended the University of Pennsylvania where he took courses at the Wharton School of Business, while majoring in the Biological Basis of Behavior. He went on to attend Columbia University College...

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Details Matter: 3 Reasons Why Little Things Add Up

Details Matter: 3 Reasons Why Little Things Add Up

As a physician leader or medical practice manager, you always need to have your eye on the big picture. It’s up to you to be aware of potential opportunities and threats and to determine the direction that your specialty practice will take.  However, this does not...

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Fill Your Schedule: 4 Things You Must Do Get More Referrals

Fill Your Schedule: 4 Things You Must Do Get More Referrals

Every physician wants a schedule full of patients they can help. Many physicians do not understand the importance of marketing in today’s new healthcare economy. Generating business MUST be on the minds of every physician, otherwise they may find themselves out of a...

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Leverage the Power of a “Thank You”

Leverage the Power of a “Thank You”

Say thank you. It sounds so simple, but demonstrating your appreciation for referrals from other medical providers goes a long way. It has been said that if you demonstrate your appreciation the right way on the first physician referral, the referring doctor is 5x...

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Lessons Learned from the Traditions of Back to School

Lessons Learned from the Traditions of Back to School

It’s still feels like summer. The pools are still open. The more relaxed schedule that often accompanies summer is still intact. However, in just a few days or weeks it will all come to an end. The kids will be up early, the hectic mornings will start and the hustle...

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3 Tips to Maximize Your Medical Practice’s Philanthropy

3 Tips to Maximize Your Medical Practice’s Philanthropy

You and your medical practice staff care for your patients day in and day out, but you also care about giving back to your local community! Giving back to causes your care about help your patients, referral sources and the public see your generous spirit and increase...

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5 Tips to Get Your Story Out

5 Tips to Get Your Story Out

What’s new and exciting at your medical practice?  Is it newsworthy?  Should you be sharing it with your local media? It may sound intimidating, but it’s really not hard and “earned media” is free marketing for your practice.  It’s also a great way to increase your...

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5 Ways to Maintain Referral Relationships

5 Ways to Maintain Referral Relationships

Referrals= new business. Building a strong referral network is a critical aspect of ensuring your medical practice is a success. For most medical practices, the primary source of new patients is other health care providers. Building lasting relationships with...

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3 Ways to Successfully Recruit Physicians

3 Ways to Successfully Recruit Physicians

Are you among the many practices scrambling to recruit newly-graduated physicians? The physician recruitment environment is becoming more and more competitive due to the increasing physician shortage, which can make finding the right candidates for your practice a...

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5 Tips For Building Your Medical Practice

5 Tips For Building Your Medical Practice

Today’s post comes from my partner, Dr. Rick Thompson. Rick is a Founder and Medical Advisor for MedLaunch Solutions, but is also a successful cardiothoracic surgeon in Lincoln, NE. 5 Tips for Building Your Medical Practice             You have finally arrived, as you...

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Work With Us

Are you looking for an exciting new professional opportunity that has flexible hours and lets you balance work and life? Do you enjoy meeting new people, building relationships and connecting others? Are you a self-starter, competitive and driven to get results?

If so, you sound like a match for us. MedLaunch is looking to add more Physician Liaisons to our team. In the near future, we will be looking for candidates in the Midwest. Please check back often for updates.

Physician Liaison Program

Our Physician Liaison program will help your hospital system, practice or facility build and maintain the strategic referral relationships you need, as well as manage any negative feedback in the marketplace. Physician Liaison programs almost always pay for themselves in increased referrals and practice revenue.