The internal vs external dilemma

During this mini-series on ‘practice management made perfect’, Jane Braithwaite has covered the various activities that constitute good practice management. Here she brings this all together by exploring the different options for resourcing your practice or clinic to ensure everything is managed professionally and cost-effectively.

Managing all aspects of a private medical practice requires a broad range of skills and expertise and therefore depends upon a team of people with the right talents.

The team will need a ‘leader’ to help focus and manage them to work effectively together. Most doctors are incredibly busy and need a support team they can delegate responsibility to, trusting in that team’s ability to deliver effectively. 

In earlier articles, I have determined that the areas to consider when building the team are: