Master communicator Katherine Eitel Belt shares different ways she coaches offices through difficult conversations. Whether it’s the team, doctor, or the patient, you’ll have to deal with intense and surprising situations. Katherine has some great diffuser solutions. Her talk about setting your own … [Read more...] about 2021 is the Year For Courageous Conversations – with Katherine Eitel Belt
The upcoming year is already looking remarkably busy on the insurance side. I wanted to give you three areas to watch that will affect your practice. Throughout the year I’ll keep you updated on this podcast and in my newsletter. I appreciate that you see me as a resource, and I will continue to … [Read more...] about Three Key Insurance Developments to Watch for 2021
Certified Fraud Examiner and good friend of the show Susan Gunn is back! She details the case of the Collin Street Bakery embezzlement. It was a small business with high revenues - sound familiar? Take the lessons from this case and do an assessment of your office. Are you at risk? To be honest, … [Read more...] about Holiday Edition: Fruitcakes and Fraud with Susan Gunn, CFE
I’m always interested in how offices are handling the end of the year, COVID and other issues. Carrie Webber is the CEO of Jameson Management (one of the largest dental consulting firms in the country) and shared how Jameson offices are handling these situations. We talked about how her coaches had … [Read more...] about Learning, Leadership and Empathy with Carrie Webber
Planning Your Social Media Content with Rita Zamora Rita Zamora is back to talk about social media marketing since COVID-19 entered our lives. Did you know that many patients left their offices due to lack of communication during the shutdowns? Imagine ghosting your patient base! We … [Read more...] about Planning Your Social Media Content with Rita Zamora
More behind the scenes of dental insurance! My friend Patrick O’Rourke joins me for a geeky discussion about contracts and negotiations (the geekier the better). Patrick has worked on both the broker and provider sides and now on the provider side. He still maintains great relationships which helps … [Read more...] about The Symbiotic Relationship Between Providers And Carriers
Today’s guest and my friend Dr. Brett Wells shares his story of not just one but two riots that affected his office. He’s learned a few lessons from the experience. I’m grateful that he agreed to share his story and those lessons. It may not be a riot but a natural disaster that threatens your … [Read more...] about How Do You Handle a Riot Near Your Office?
Episode 61 Highlights Onederful Is Trying to Keep You From Calling Dental Carriers - Fingers Crossed! My insurance nerd flag was flying for this one! Karen Taylor of Onederful joins me to talk about the technology behind dental carrier information. If you’ve ever wondered … [Read more...] about Onederful Is Trying to Keep You From Calling Dental Carriers – Fingers Crossed!
Episode 60 Highlights My benefits buddy Colleen Huff returns for another session of carrier happenings. We talked about PPE payments (who is paying and how to apply the payments) and how some plans are relaxing frequency limitations in light of COVID-19. Have you noticed that managers are … [Read more...] about Fellow Insurance Nerd Colleen Huff is Back!
Ep 59 Often we don’t discover the legal side of practice sales until we’re in the thick of it. Join me for a very information-heavy episode that focuses on ownership, numbers and how patients react to practice transitions. Natasha walks us through why a business plan and certain analytical … [Read more...] about Talking Practice Sales and Acquisitions with Natasha Gillis