Podcast: Space Planning; Increasing Patient Volume and Quality of Practice Life
Podcast interview on Increasing Patient Volume and Quality of Practice Life (from a space planning viewpoint) with Larry R. Brooks, Partner and Senior Medical Planning Consultant, Medical Design International (MDI) based in Norcross, Georgia (www.mdiatlanta.com).
Mr. Brooks discusses strategies a practice can do to better utilize the doctor's time, with emphasis on his adage, "Things come to the doctor, the doctor does not go to the things." He discusses how to eliminate distractions for the doctor, how to always have patients ready for the doctor, proper use of the appointment schedule, communication system and patient flow system, and discussion of the right amount of space and right layout for a medical office and their impact on productivity. Also hear about the trends of using scribes in office practice.
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