Why a chatbot is my newest employee of the month!
Chatbots are a type of chatbox but a chatbox isn’t necessarily a chatbot! A chatbox is that familiar box, typically in the lower right-hand corner of a businesses’ website that enables the consumer to interact with the company via a text interface, either during or after hours. These chatboxes can be “staffed” by real agents, enabling you to […]
Hospitals and surgery centers not performing cosmetic surgery
Here in San Francisco, the city and health department issued a directive on May 15th allowing elective surgery. In the directive, it was very clear elective surgery, including cosmetic surgery and dental procedures, could move forward. For this reason, we began performing cosmetic surgery in our in-office AAAASF accredited operating room the following Monday, May […]
Why everything, including cosmetic surgery, will be more expensive now
Here’s the sad truth. Everything will be more expensive now. Regardless of what business you as a customer frequent, the business owners’ expenses are going up. And they’re not arbitrarily using COVID as a pretext to raise their prices. Expenses are up because restaurants, clothing stores, doctor’s offices etc are spending more on personal protective […]
Will HIPAA privacy rules be relaxed permanently?
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, better known as HIPAA, is a huge piece of legislation. While many new laws emanate from this Act, most Americans associate HIPAA with privacy and privacy alone. While the goal of “privacy” is certainly well-meaning, this bill instills so much frustration in the modern healthcare landscape. […]
Be the ant: Grow your email database now!
I’ve been saying it for years, like here, here and here, but never has it been more obvious than now. It’s critical that you grow your email database for future email marketing. And in these pandemic times when patient activity may be down, you need a way to communicate with current and future patients and […]
Dr. Kaplan speaking at AAFE MedSpa Business Academy (MBA)
Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health is speaking at the AAFE MedSpa Business Academy this weekend. What is the AAFE you ask?! The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) is a leading Medical and Dental CE provider specializing in live patient training courses in Botulinum Toxins, Dermal Fillers, PDO Threadlifts, and TMJ/Orofacial Pain Trigger […]
Dr. Kaplan speaking at Miami Cosmetic Surgery
Miami Cosmetic Surgery and the leading event group Informa Markets are very proud to announce the launch of the Miami Cosmetic Surgery show. Coming to the Miami Beach Convention Center Feb. 20-22, 2020, under the Scientific Direction of Dr. Steven Dayan. And Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will be speaking on the topic […]
Dr. Kaplan named Visiting Professor at UC Davis
Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health for being named a Visiting Professor at UC Davis (University of California at Davis). His visiting professorship will take place in Sacramento on Tuesday, November 5th. Visiting Professor at UC Davis The UC Davis visiting professorship program extends an invitation to a plastic surgeon that […]
BuildMyBod Founder speaking at MTF Cosmetic Forum and PPMD Live!
Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will be on hand at two meetings this weekend. First, he’ll present at the MTF Biologics Cosmetic Forum on Saturday, October 19th in New York City. He’ll speak again at the Practice Profitability practice management meeting on Sunday in Tampa. As you can see above, Dr. Kaplan […]
BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at AAFPRS 2019
Dr. Kaplan, owner of Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery (aka Real Dr. Bae on Instagram) is also founder of BuildMyBod Health. A price transparency platform. Dr. Kaplan continues his US speaking tour in San Diego this weekend at the AAFPRS 2019 International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery. This meeting is put on by the American Academy […]
Perfect patient experience? The doctor has to have their own operating room
Want to offer patients the perfect patient experience when it comes to their surgical procedure? Then there’s one thing the doctor must do: be in 100% control of the perioperative (pre-, intra-, and postop-) experience. And to do that, the doctor must have their own office-based operating room. That time I just missed providing […]
Changing referral patterns in the age of social media
Social media is to blame, or take credit, for everything these days! The effects of social media are evident across a variety of spaces. For example, it’s changing political discourse, feelings of inequality (you always knew the Kardashians had more money than you but now you know how much more!) and how a business goes […]