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At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that if you have your own practice, your main focus is your patients, but you also have to be concerned about growing and managing your business. One place where small business owners typically get bogged down is in the…
No, it’s not a new game show. In fact, at the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) we know that if you have two employees who are not getting along, it can quickly become more of a sideshow that can derail productivity in your office as well as lower…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we want to help our members maintain efficient and successful podiatric practices. One significant drain on the bottom line is employee turnover. It’s estimated that the cost of replacing an entry-level employee is 30-50 percent of the person’s annual salary! That’s…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that work flow is important to our members. Yes, time is money, but positive workflow is about way more than money. When your office is humming along smoothly and efficiently, patient care is optimal and your staff is happier…
When it comes to hiring a new employee for your office, we at the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) know this is a time-consuming process. In addition, once you make a decision, a new hire requires a significant investment of time (which translates as money) to train properly…
If you’re a podiatry student, we at the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED) know that your plate is probably pretty full. Between taking classes, outside reading, tracking down the best externships and applying for residencies you may feel that joining a club is a frivolous use of your…
At the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we know that having your own podiatric practice can be stressful. We offer our members plenty of resources to operate more efficiently, manage staff, and stay on track— all of which can help your practice run more smoothly and with less…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we’re committed to helping our members improve patient outcomes and increase the success of their parishes. Fall Prevention Awareness Day occurs during September, and it’s a good time to think about how you are serving the elderly part of the population…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), we recommend that practitioners periodically do an “internal audit” on the efficiency of their practices and focus on ways to maximize the allocation of resources for best patient care and a sound bottom line. As a physician, it’s essential that you…
At the Institute of Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED), one of our priorities is helping our members have successful and satisfying practices. One way we encourage members to do this is by setting goals. Once you set goals, however, you need to periodically assess whether you are getting closer to…