General practitioners are familiar with clinical planning. For example, the formal plans that GPs are required to make for the care of patients with chronic diseases or mental health issues. Done well, planning can work.
General practice is a business. Most practices can stay afloat by having
appointments, billing patients, managing the administration processes
and working long hours. What distinguishes the high performance
organisation from the average organisation is a business plan. This
article examines how to create a simple business plan that can be
applied to the general practice setting and is drawn from material
contained in The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’
‘General practice management toolkit’.
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