Practice Growth

Starting a Solo Practice
private practice
The evolving healthcare environment has led to a decrease in the percentage of dermatologists in solo private practice, dropping from 44% in 2007 to 35% in 2014.1 However, if you decide that solo practice is the right fit for you,2 it can still be done! You matched in dermatology; therefore, you have more than enough ability to run a private practice. Six years into solo practice, the best piece o …
Need a Billing & Coding Brush-Up?
Dermatology Coding and Billing
by Adam Friedman, MD on
Have you ever realized you weren’t getting paid because of an error in coding? The good news is you don’t need to be an expert to know how to get paid. Brush up on the basics of ICD-10 from a documentation standpoint and rest easy that you will be properly paid for all your bills submitted to insurance companies. This practical webinar recording with Dr. Adam Friedman will keep you informed: …
Top 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of ODAC Expert Conference
Welcome to ODAC Derm
ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic, and Surgical Conference January 13-16, 2017 in Miami, FL 1.) Get in early and make the most of your time by attending pre-conference workshops 2.) Attend General Session 3.) Stop by the Derm In-Review Photo Booth and post your memories to Twitter and Facebook: @DermInReview. You could win $150 gift card! 4.) Attend the NEW Board Review Workshop …
The Right Questions to Ask When Negotiating a Contract
negotiating a contract
by Adam Friedman, MD on
At the conclusion of medical training, residents know so much about dermatology But usually not so much about negotiating their first contract. While academic contracts are usually pretty rigid, in private practice you need to be your own self advocate. Hire a contract lawyer (once again, don’t waste time/money for academic contracts). Don’t be afraid to ask the right questions. Being well-pr …
Tips on Investing in Your Professional Social Media Accounts
Derm Instagram
I want to challenge you to spend time in building up social media for your career. I’m not talking about your personal Snapchat; in fact, I think you should keep personal social media accounts separate from your public professional ones. I am advocating instead for you to invest in your professional social media accounts, a page that says to the world what kind of doctor you are and why peop …