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161639 - The Business of Medicine for Health Professionals (part 2)

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
7 hours

 

The health business is challenging with the increasing downward pressure of health care costs, ageing population and exponential growth in technologies. This course brings renowned industry experts to equip health professionals with knowledge and practical know-how to operate a successful practice, optimise performance, delight patients and meet increasing challenges in primary care

Relevance to General Practice

Most of the continuing professional development available to General Practitioners relates to the medical and clinical aspects of their profession. However, doctors often also need business, financial knowledge and skills in order to successfully manage their medical practice. A key to this is ensuring that the GP and Practice Manager know how to get the best out of their business Among other things, they need to know how to maximize the efficiency of their office operations, understand the basics of office finances, Medicare billings and its revenue cycle. The aim of the proposed course will be to provide specific training for doctors and practice managers to help them develop financial and business skills that will help them in managing their medical practice. This course will teach GPs and PMs about critical commercial and business acumen required to effectively run a practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
  • Understand the key concepts of contract management and negotiation
  • Understand the basic principles of ethical decision making in healthcare
  • Understand how best to utilise social media, websites and create/maintain visibility
  • Review basic legal principles in healthcare
  • Delivery
    Title
    161639 - The Business of Medicine for Health Professionals (part 2)
    Location
    Duration
    7 hours
    Start Date
    05-Jun-2019
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    7 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
    HealthcareLink