Simple Ways to De-Stress After a Long Day at Your Practice

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Nobody said that running a practice was easy. In fact, it can sometimes be downright stressful. With stress comes the risk of falling into unhealthy behaviors. It is imperative to recognize when work is stressful, and more importantly what you can do about it. Brighten up someone’s day When we are stressed, it is easy to get completely caught up …

How to Hire Like a Pro at Your Practice

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Deciding who to hire at your practice can be a difficult process. You want to make the right choice when deciding who to add to your team. So, how do you successfully accomplish that? Our team of experts have some recommendations to help you answer this question: Figure out what you want It is essential to determine exactly what your …

Easy Ways to Make Your Workday Healthier

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Often it is so easy to get caught up in our workday that we forget to take care of ourselves. This can lead to feelings of fatigue, sluggishness and overall low energy. Unfortunately, this can easily translate into your attitude, your practice, and the way it is ran. The good news is, these unwelcomed feelings can be fixed in a …

Smartphones and Your Practice: What You Need to Know

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Smartphones have a lot of amazing capabilities. They allow us to be entertained and informed, all while enabling us to quickly connect with others. However, the presence of smartphones in your practice can have negative effects. Here are some things to consider when it comes to patients/staff and the use of their smartphones: 01. Practitioner Distraction No one is immune …

How to Make Your Practice Look (and Feel) Welcoming

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Patient comfort is top priority, and your practice should reflect that. Follow these easy steps to ensure that your practice not only looks welcoming, but makes patients feel that way too. First impressions start in reception. Make sure your waiting room is clean, bright and welcoming to patients. Simple changes such as switching your wall color or buying a new couch …

Effortless Ways To Raise Awareness During The Month Of May

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Every year the month of May is dedicated to raising awareness about communication disorders and available treatments. This is a great time for your practice to push out some additional marketing. Our team of marketing experts put together a list of three effortless ideas that you can use to jump start your May program. Write Informational Blog Posts: Our experts always recommend blogging for …

5 Things to Outsource Immediately to Make Your Practice More Productive

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As a practice owner and practicing hearing health professional you may find yourself wearing many hats at any point in the day. Multitasking is most likely second nature and a necessary survival skill to stay on top of the day to day functions of your practice. Contrary to widespread belief multitasking can be counterproductive. A recent study done by Stanford …

How To Motivate Your Employees

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Keeping your employees happy and motivated is an important part of your role as the leader in your practice, but doing so isn’t always as easy as it seems. We’ve come up with five ways to keep your employee motivated. Give public praise and recognition for a job well done. Employees are happier when they are applauded and feel appreciated for their …

How To Build Patient Loyalty

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Success is measured differently by each practice owner, but patient loyalty is priceless. Keeping an existing patient is five times more cost effective than attracting a new one, but only 15% of practice owners actually focus on patient retention. Apart form being more cost effective for your practice’s bottom line, a loyal and happy patient is more likely to recommend your practice to …

How To Deal With Difficult Patients

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We all love our patients, but occasionally, we may run into difficult situations. The experts at AuDStandard have come up with five tips for dealing with angry patients. Don’t take it personally – Most times patients aren’t upset with you, but upset with a particular portion of their visit. By not taking their anger personally you will be able to impartially handle their …