Dr. Kaplan on Becker’s ASC Keynote Panel

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Dr. Kaplan continues his trek across the country from San Francsico to Dallas to Chicago for the Becker’s ASC meeting. While in Chicago he will serve on two panels. First, the annual Keynote Panel along with other key opinion leaders in healthcare on Thursday. Second, a panel on Price Transparency on Friday.   Becker’s ASC Keynote Panel Topics for discussion on the Keynote Panel include,...
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Dr. Kaplan & BuildMyBod Health speaking at MAX!

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BuildMyBod and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan are taking part in the MAX Health Expo. MAX stands for Medical Advancement Expo. The event is being coordinated by the Northwest Specialty Hospital and their Marketing Director, Darron Rock.   What’s in store at the MAX Expo? Dr. Kaplan’s TED-style talk at the MAX Expo will be about customer service in healthcare. The premise is based on words of...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at OAASC today!

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The OAASC (Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers) has invited the BuildMyBod Health Founder and CEO, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, to present at their annual multi-disciplinary conference on Thursday September 20th at 2:30pm.   The OAASC The mission of the Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers is to: Enhance the quality of care in Ohio ambulatory surgery centers. Provide legislative and regulatory representation for ambulatory surgery...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at InstaMed User Conference 2018

BuildMyBod Health founder and plastic surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan will be speaking at the InstaMed User Conference tomorrow afternoon. He’ll discuss strategies to capture the growing cohort of high deductible health plan (HDHP) patients out there. His talk is entitled, “How to Engage HDHP Patients in the Age of Obamacare, Trumpcare, or Unknowncare.”   With more consumers paying out of pocket for medically necessary services......
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Preparing patients for sticker shock in healthcare

Now that more patients are paying a portion of their healthcare costs of out pocket, eventually they’ll experience sticker shock in healthcare. To minimize sticker shock, the office staff must have that awkward conversation about “getting paid.” In this recent post from InstaMed, a healthcare payments network, they discuss four kinds of conversations healthcare staff can initiate to improve the payments relationship with patients. Let’s review the......
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Why you need an “SEO barometer” on your website

Whatever business you’re running, you almost certainly have a website. And your most critical concern is your SEO (search engine optimization). Essentially, this refers to how likely your website will show up on search engines such as Google or Bing when a consumer is looking for the services you offer. If your business shows up towards the top of the search results, that suggests you......
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Doctors! Tired of answering questions about pricing yet?! [video]

If you’re a doctor that offers medically necessary services paid out of pocket before a deductible is met or because they’re considered cosmetic, I bet someone has asked you how much a procedure costs. Doctors field questions about pricing everyday. Whether it’s by phone, website or social media. Especially social media like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook Live or Snapchat! As soon as you post your before......
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Social media wake up call for plastic surgery societies

There’s a paradigm shift in how patients are finding their doctors. And nowhere is this more evident than in the cosmetic surgery space. In the past, consumers found their doctor through word of mouth. Then it was the yellow pages. That gave way to the internet, specifically a doctor’s website, and in the last decade, Google. Consumers’ tastes continue to change. They’re now relying less......
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Use health insurance like auto insurance

I know it sounds crazy, but why wouldn’t you use your health insurance for all health-related needs? I mean, you buy health insurance to cover healthcare costs, right? Yes and no. Compare health insurance to auto insurance. With auto insurance, you only use it for major issues. A bad car accident. A new transmission. In contrast, we were led to believe that health insurance should......
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Medical tourism is now domestic tourism

Medical tourism had or still has a bad reputation depending on who you ask. Going far from home for less expensive medical services could end in disaster. Well, for better or worse, consumers are still traveling, but closer to home. And that’s domestic tourism.   Is domestic tourism safer? Whether domestic tourism is safer than the international travel associated with medical tourism depends on the......
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