Most general practitioners set up a practice no more than once or twice during their professional careers, and it is a daunting task. This article covers how to make a start in the complex process of launching a new medical practice using some project management principles.
Starting a practice is a complex undertaking requiring planning,
resourcing, and management skills that lead to an ‘up and running’
medical business. Project management methods can be used to phase
activities in a logical and coordinated sequence. This month, we use
some examples of project management methods that can be used in
setting up a practice or other complex projects. Like previous articles in
this series, this article draws on The Royal Australian College of General
Practitioners’ ‘General practice management toolkit’.
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