Clinic Startup 15: Megatrends in Urgent Care
1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded September 24, 2015
Old norms are shifting and savvy urgent care center owners need to understand the changes in the environment to be successful in the future. Knowledge of these trends, understanding of your urgent care center's advantages/disadvantages, and your customers' expectations within these larger market shifts will allow you to take advantage of changes in the urgent care environment. This course will identify some of the most prominent trends on the urgent care horizon and how to plan for and respond to these trends.
- Describe the types of consolidation ventures that are taking place in the industry.
- Differentiate the types of alternate expansion models.
- Identify demographic and psychographic changes in targeted communities.
- Recognize the critical need to plan for and respond to the latest trends in urgent care.
- Develop an execution plan to take advantage of the latest trends in urgent care.
Disclosures: The above faculty has a relevant financial relationship to disclose: CEO, Practice Velocity
David Stern, MD, CPC
David Stern, MD, CPC, Practice Velocity, CEO, has worked for over 25 years in urgent care. He was a partner in Physicians Immediate Care, which operated 20 urgent care centers in the Midwest and sold to Anthem/Wellpoint in 2012. Dr. Stern is currently CEO of Practice Velocity with over 1,200 urgent care installations of their EMR and practice management software. He is also CEO of Urgent Care Consultants which has served over 160 successful urgent care startups. He currently has ownership interest in 32 urgent care centers operating in Montana, Colorado, Mississippi, Kentucky and Tennessee. Dr. Stern is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. As a certified professional coder, he writes the monthly coding column for the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine (JUCM.) He has been named three times to Castle-Connolly’s Best Physicians in America. Dr. Stern is a founding member and has been awarded the Lifetime Membership Award from the Urgent Care Association of America.
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.
Urgent Care Management Certificate
Earn 1 UCMC credit in Operations by listening to this recorded session.
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