BuildMyBod doctors’ best practices – in their own words [video]

doctors best practices
The BuildMyBod Health network of healthcare providers now includes many doctors, dentists and surgery centers. And with so much collaboration, there’s now a large body of doctors’ best practices growing out of that network. Check out several examples below that demonstrate those best practices. But it also demonstrates that the doctors that are forward thinking enough to embrace Price TransCAREncy are also ahead of the...
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Dr. Bilge Gregory – BuildMyBod Video Testimonial

Dr. Bilge Gregory
Dr. Bilge Gregory is a physician in Scottsdale, Arizona at Vital Connection MD. You can also follow her on Instagram here. She was nice enough to tell us about her experience with the BuildMyBod Health platform.   Dr. Bilge Gregory – BuildMyBod Testimonial As you can see in the video below, Dr. Gregory’s excitement in regards to the BuildMyBod platform is infectious. She heard about...
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Breast lift pricing without implants [video]

breast lift pricing
If you’re looking for breast lift pricing and want to avoid implants, you’ve come to the right place! With enough breast tissue, you may have all the volume necessary without implants…you just need a breast lift.   How to get the breast lift you need Droopy breasts are a result of loose breast skin. Think of the breast skin as a “skin envelope” around the...
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Interacting with potential patients on social media

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In the past, a patient could search a doctor’s website or watch their YouTube channel anonymously. Not anymore! With the advent of social media, a physician’s practice can gain valuable insights into what potential patients are considering or thinking.   Who are your potential patients? When a doctor (or anyone) posts video clips to Snapchat or Instagram Stories, it’s possible to see who is viewing...
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Breast asymmetry correction with implants and lift [video]

breast asymmetry correction
Breast asymmetry correction is one of the most complex breast procedures around. The complexity is due to the myriad of ways to fix the asymmetry. It’s not just a matter of size, but also of shape. And then you have to get the nipple in a symmetrical position!   Video of breast asymmetry correction As the video shows, there are many steps to correcting breast...
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Be on the right side of history when it comes to price transparency

price transparency
The Ohio Surgery Center recently started using a Price Estimator on their website. But it’s different than how most other surgery centers are implementing price transparency.   Most surgery centers simply list a menu of cash prices There are 2 problems with this. What if the consumer is using their insurance and need to know the allowable they may be expected to pay? That would...
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Price transparency is a customer service opportunity in healthcare

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John DiJulius once said that price is irrelevant. His point was that if you provide such a great product or service, the consumer will no longer care about the cost of said product or service. This is demonstrated perfectly in my case when it comes to coffee.   When price is irrelevant I don’t like coffee. I find it very bitter and luckily, I don’t...
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Hospitals posting prices. A good start.

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You may have seen this NY Times article a couple weeks ago about a new law requiring hospitals to post prices. The law was initially included in the Unaffordable Care Act but not put into action until the Trump administration.   The article highlights how the information posted by the hospitals is inadequate and not actionable. All true, but you have to start somewhere.  ...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at AACS in Orlando

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Starting today, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health is giving four lectures over the course of two days at the AACS Annual Meeting in Orlando.   BuildMyBod Health: A primer For those of you not familiar, BuildMyBod Health allows consumers to check pricing on healthcare services that are typically paid out of pocket. They are paid out of pocket because 1) you haven’t met...
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Kelsey’s rant (kelseykaplanfashion on IG): What to look for in your doctor [video]

kelseykaplanfashion
I don’t know what got her going but my wife, Kelsey, or kelseykaplanfashion on Instagram, went on a humorous tirade on what to look for in a plastic surgeon. It’s her 5 standards that lead to THE gold standard in choosing your doctor. Check out the video and listicle below!   The Gold Standard of what to look for in a doctor by Kelsey Kaplan...
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