Hospitals and surgery centers not performing cosmetic surgery

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 18th.   A full two months had passed after the...
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Why everything, including cosmetic surgery, will be more expensive now

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 equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies than ever before. Specifically in...
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Will HIPAA privacy rules be relaxed permanently?

HIPAA privacy rules
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. Around 1996, electronic transfer of protected health information was in...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at AAFE MedSpa Business Academy (MBA)

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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 Point Injections. AAFE facial esthetic courses provide the most extensive...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at Miami Cosmetic Surgery

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 of social media, price transparency and practice management.   Presentation...
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Dr. Kaplan named Visiting Professor at UC Davis

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 the residents feel has a knowledge base that can augment...
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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 will be presenting with a team of experts in their......
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BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at AAFPRS 2019

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 of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – the AAFPRS. He’ll...
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Perfect patient experience? The doctor has to have their own operating room

perfect patient experience
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 the perfect patient experience While I do have my own...
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