Townie® Poll

Practice Management

Poll conducted from 9/19/2010 To 10/15/2010

Has your practice management changed with the financial climate
43 total votes
67%
a. Yes
33%
b. No
What practice management software do you use?
30 total votes
20%
a. Dolphin
23%
b. Orthotrac
17%
c. Ortho II
40%
d. Other
What functions does your software integrate with?
32 total votes
3%
a. Letter system only
3%
b. Imaging only
3%
c. E-mail only
22%
d. a and b only
69%
e. All of the above
How have you used practice management consultants?
30 total votes
43%
a. I have not used practice management consultants
27%
b. I have used practice management consultants in the past, but not now
3%
c. I am considering a practice management consultant
27%
d. I am currently using a practice management consultant
What is your status with practice management consultants?
32 total votes
47%
a. I don't have a practice management consultant
13%
b. I use a practice management consultant only when I need to
28%
c. I have an ongoing practice management consultant relationship
13%
d. I attend practice management seminars but no permanent relationship
How has your schedule been affected by the financial climate?
32 total votes
53%
a. I have not changed my schedule
22%
b. I am working fewer days to keep the schedule full
0%
c. I have scheduled more time out for CE courses
25%
d. I have changed hours, but not days in the office
How has your staffing been affected by the financial climate?
32 total votes
50%
a. I have not changed our staffing policies
28%
b. I have reduced my staff to fit the demand
22%
c. I have reduced hours to keep my staff
0%
d. I have reduced days in the office to keep my staff
What was the worst affect of the financial climate on your practice?
32 total votes
25%
a. It did not change my practice
6%
b. My practice went down 50 percent
28%
c. My practice went down 30 percent
41%
d. My practice went down 20 percent or less
What is the financial status of your practice today?
32 total votes
34%
a. My practice is down but steady
34%
b. My practice was down but is recovering
0%
c. My practice was down but is back to normal
6%
d. My practice was down but is growing
25%
e. My practice did not go down and is growing
What is your outlook for the financial future of your practice?
31 total votes
23%
a. I see continued slow-down in the practice in my area
39%
b. I see a leveling off that will last a while
23%
c. I see a recovery starting in my area
16%
d. I have not had a slow-down and see positive growth

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