20 tips to keep a Healthcare Business from going stale

Salina Wuttke

Salina Wuttke

Senior Director of Marketing North America

September 05, 2017

20 tips to keep a Healthcare Business from going stale

Salina Wuttke, Senior Director of Marketing North America
September 05, 2017


The results are in. Deputy surveyed hundreds of healthcare owners and managers with the question: “What is your #1 tip you would give a peer when growing a mature business of 2+ years (e.g. tip to grow revenue or keep a business from going stale)?

Download 20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business from Going Stale


Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-04

“Review and revise your business model looking for ways to disrupt the market you are in or to identify innovative niche markets.”  -Christopher Ewing, Behavior Analyst/Owner, Innovative Behavior Analysis Support Systems (a 10 year business)

“Focus on improving economies of scale and building efficiencies.”  -Osman Anwar, President, Harvest Dental Care (a 7 year business)

“Negotiate everything – dental supplies, staff compensation, insurance contracted rates…everything is negotiable.”  -Jessica Brooks, Owner, Anderson Dental Care (a 4 year business)

“Investment in a quality advertising firm is key to successful growth. Don’t neglect the online market as well.”  -Kimberly Eberle, Executive Director, SANE of Butler County (a 19 year business)

Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-08

Download The Definitive Guide for Choosing the Best Location for Your Growing Business


Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-05

“Always analyze your customer base and look for changes in trends.”  -Amy Lokken, Owner, Glace Cryotherapy (a 1 year business)

Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-09

“Continue to focus on customer service.”  -Falguni Gohel, DOR, Veterans’ Home (a 15 year business)

Download The Definitive Guide To Delivering The Best Customer Service


Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-06

“Build a culture program.”  -Debra Kelsey Administrator, Remedy Detox Centers (a 1 year business)

“Hire the right employees to help you grow.”  -Deirdre Flanagan, VP Operations, North Vista Medical Center (an 8 year business)  

“Keep in touch with your employees.”  -Susan Gonzalez, Manager, YourRespite (a 1 year business)

Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-10

“Keep on networking.”  -Seema Wagle, DOR, Prime Rehabilitation Services (a 10 year business)

Download 9 Tips To Managing Employees With The New Performance Review


Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-07

“Make sure to keep marketing expenses down.”  –Monica Campoy, Owner, Gentle Care Home Assistance (a 15 year business)

Deputy-20 Tips Real Owners Share for Keeping a Healthcare Business From Going Stale-blog assets-11

“Be open to new ideas.”  –Justin Richter, General Manager, Assiniboine Dental Group (a 51 year business)

“Advertising is a must along with staying organized.”  -Anna Morris, AP/AR Manager, ParaDocs Worldwide Inc

“Stick to the fundamentals.”  -Chad McFadyen, Operations, Alto Pharmacy (a 2 year business)

“Do not be afraid to change. Keep informed of new trends, and get ahead of your competition.”  -Linda McMullen, Director, Muskoka Operations, TLC Muskoka (a 1 year business)


Do you have any additional tips that weren’t mentioned? We’d love if you could share them in the comments section.


Stay tuned for part 3 of this blog: Top Tools Real Healthcare Owners Share That Their Business Can’t Live Without. And check out part 1 of this blog: 20 Tips Real Managers Share for Opening a Successful Healthcare Business


About the Survey:

This survey was commissioned and administered by Deputy™ via an online survey (through survey software Typeform) to North American businesses with hourly employees. The survey was sent to businesses ranging from 3 to 1,455 employees and ran from June 22nd, 2017 to July 7th, 2017. Responses were segmented by industry.


How can Deputy help healthcare businesses with employee scheduling & time tracking?

reliantSee How Reliant Healthcare Uses Deputy

eldervillageSee How Elder Village Euless Uses Deputy

optometricSee How Optometric Care Associates Uses Deputy

Important Notice
The information contained in this article is general in nature and you should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs. Legal and other matters referred to in this article are of a general nature only and are based on Deputy's interpretation of laws existing at the time and should not be relied on in place of professional advice. Deputy is not responsible for the content of any site owned by a third party that may be linked to this article and no warranty is made by us concerning the suitability, accuracy or timeliness of the content of any site that may be linked to this article. Deputy disclaims all liability (except for any liability which by law cannot be excluded) for any error, inaccuracy, or omission from the information contained in this article and any loss or damage suffered by any person directly or indirectly through relying on this information.


SHARE THIS POST
comments powered by Disqus
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Salina Wuttke
Salina is the Senior Director of Marketing in North America and has 15+ years experience in delivering proven growth marketing strategies to software companies.
SIMILAR ARTICLES

More than 165,000 workplaces have used Deputy. Subscribe to learn why.
TRENDING ARTICLES

Never miss a beat!

More than 165,000 workplaces have used Deputy. Subscribe to learn why.