In our blog, you find expert advice and thoughts on best practices, professional obligations, and clinical practice tools, that have an impact in managing and growing an independent practice.
As the owner of your business busy with maintaining quality patient care, the last thing you want to have to deal with is a workplace incident. When workplace incidents happen, they can lead to injury, illness, or damage. The associated costs can be substantial for the injured worker, their families, co-workers and the business.
When you’re trying to get your business off the ground, there’s nothing more frustrating than getting in a bind and not knowing where to turn. Filling out invoices and other forms on your own can be laborious and time-consuming.
Julia is a self employed nurse providing cover at various facilities. At least once a month Julia arrives to be told and outbreak has taken place in the facility and that she can’t see her clients after all. Is Julia supposed to just lose a day’s income?
Have you come across this question? “I just completed a program on a specialty area of my profession, can I use the word “certified” as part of my title for such specialty?
As regulated professionals, solo practitioners are directly accountable to clients. It is imperative to develop and maintain policies and procedures based on evidence, best practice guidelines, Professional standards and practice standards.
Let’s assume that you have been documenting all patient records on paper and now want to change to paper-free.
Your question might be:
I have been using paper charting for my independent practice, but I’m considering going paper-free and using electronic charting Is this allowed?
Loyal clients are one of your most valuable assets
Ongoing care of an existing client is much more efficient than chasing down new clients. Loyal clients and their loyal families will lead to more work by word of mouth referrals. In fact, the more clients you obtain by referral, the smaller your marketing budget can be.
As we say goodbye to 2020 and its unique challenges, at CompanyOn we want to share with our amazing community of solo practitioners 7 resolutions to increase efficiencies and incorporate best practice with your business in 2021.
When building relationships with clients, as regulated professionals, solo practitioners are in a unique position of trust, power and influence. It is for these reasons that a great deal of responsibility and attention needs to be considered on the nature of the relationship you build with your client.
It is important for regulated solo practitioners to be committed to ongoing quality improvement and risk management of their practice. Ensuring safe and effective provision of care services is paramount for the establishment, maintenance and growth of any business.One way to do that is committing to developing policies and procedures.
Diane Hill-Doell LPN FCN
Advance Foot Care By Nurses
“CompanyOn allows me to operate my mobile foot care business ‘on the go’ with easy access to patient records any place at any time. I spend more time focusing on my patients needs knowing the CompanyOn platform takes care of my needs; scheduling, taking payments, documentation and knowing my client’s data is stored safely on Canadian servers gives me the peace of mind I have been looking for”
Julie Phaterpekar RPN FCN
Beyond Toes Foot Care
“The CompanyOn platform has made such a positive impact on many aspects of my footcare nursing practice. Everything from booking appointments, charting and billing to tracking income and expenses is so seamless. It is hard to imagine managing my business without CompanyOn and the excellent support provided.””
Nicolette Hildebrand LPN
Sole Solutions Professional Nursing Foot Care
“Making the switch from paper charting to electronic with CompanyOn has made a positive impact for my nursing foot care business. Being able to access client records and my appointment schedule at any time from my phone and not having to carry around so much paper has been a huge improvement for me. I love being able to create and customize my own charting templates to meet my specific needs. Their customer service is second to none!”
“There are so many things to consider when running a practice, that having a platform like CompanyOn, makes managing my business much easier.”
Best Practices On Risk Management and Quality Assurance For Solo Practitioners
It is important for regulated solo practitioners to be committed to ongoing quality improvement and risk management of their practice. Ensuring safe and efective provision of care services is paramount for the establishment, maintenance and growth of any business.
One key step to accomplish this, is committing to developing policies and procedures that address risks and quality assurance of your private practice
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