Due to economics, you may be reluctant to add more space to your practice. Although the upfront costs are intimidating, additional space means increased capacity, which equals more income.
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When deciding to expand, do the following:
- Evaluate current practice space;
- Plan appropriately to add more providers;
- Review available benchmarks for practice space per full-time provider; and
- Calculate how reconfiguring the practice will affect patients.
For more details on enhancing your practice, download the ACR’s practical business manual for rheumatologists, “The Business Side of Rheumatology” at www.rheumatology.org/practice.
For additional information on this topic or other practice management questions, contact the ACR Practice Management Senior Specialist, Cindy Gutierrez, MBA, at email@example.com or (404) 633-3777, ext. 310.