Dr. Kaplan at AAFPRS

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BuildMyBod founder, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, continues his US speaking tour in Dallas this Wednesday at the 12th 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 be giving three talks, one as a plastic surgeon and two as founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health.   Talks at the AAFPRS: The SIMI...
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Call to action: ebooks and newsletters are so 1980’s

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If you’re not familiar with Modern Aesthetics magazine, it’s an online and print magazine that provides a great source of marketing ideas for aesthetic practices. A recent article discussed ways to improve your inbound marketing. Basically, how to generate leads from visitors to your website. To be clear, we’re not talking about how to generate more traffic to your website, but how to get more actual...
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Taking over an existing plastic surgery practice

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Tomorrow, I’ll be part of the Late Career Boot Camp at the American Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, discussing my experience taking over an existing plastic surgery practice in 2013. In preparation, I gathered some great data points and observations for my presentation. I’ll share a few of these observations below.   Valuation of an existing plastic surgery practice The Late Career Boot Camp has...
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How fast to follow up with a lead – the paradigm is shifting (and that’s good!)

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When it comes to following up with leads, it seems like you can’t follow up with a lead fast enough! Every article providing advice recommends a quicker response time. But that paradigm is changing.   How fast to follow up with a lead This article states that responding to a lead 5 minutes after receiving it will reduce the likelihood of contacting that lead by...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking during FFAS Webinar

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BuildMyBod Health founder Dr. Jonathan Kaplan will be participating in the Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgery – FFAS webinar – on Wednesday, August 15th. The webinar, which is invite only, will also host Candace Crowe and Catherine Maley.   What’s on the agenda? The titles for each speaker are listed above. Dr. Kaplan will discuss the benefits of using pricing information to generate leads and bring...
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Get to know your potential patients before your competition does!

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Aside from passive word of mouth and referrals, most practices rely on proactive lead generation to build their patient base. Let’s assume everyone promotes their practice through social media or more traditional advertising. How would a doctor stand out among the competition such that a patient finds one practice over another? Maybe it’s not so much how the patient finds the doctor, but rather how...
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BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at Sientra Workshop

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Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health is presenting at the Sientra Practice Management Workshop tomorrow in Dallas.   BuildMyBod Health: A primer 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 your deductible for a medically necessary service (think colonoscopy, lab test or X-ray) or...
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Patient engagement through price transparency

The race towards better patient engagement is ultimately about better communication and better health. But underlying those goals is cost containment. Here’s a novel idea: cost shouldn’t only serve as the goal. It can also be the ‘carrot.’ In other words, cost (price transparency on healthcare services) can engage the patient, allowing for better eduction and thus leading to a healthier, more compliant lifestyle which......
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BuildMyBod as CRM

Nothing has changed. BuildMyBod Health still, through and through, is about price transparency in healthcare and lead generation. However, from time to time, even if the fundamental purpose of the platform is unchanged, the way it’s presented must evolve to better capture the listeners attention. Price transparency and lead generation, while a seemingly basic concept, didn’t have enough pizazz. From the conceptual no-man’s land of......
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Watch Dr. Kaplan pitch at THE Aesthetic Show Shark Tank [video]

In July, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health took part in a Shark Tank style pitch event. As their prize, BuildMyBod won a marketing package in an upcoming issue of THE Aesthetic Guide. What does BuildMyBod do, you ask? Even if you didn’t ask, here’s the gist.   BuildMyBod Health: A primer BuildMyBod Health allows consumers to check pricing on healthcare services that are......
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