Recently, I went in for my annual eye exam. My Optometrist, Dr. Leanne Liddicoat, and I had a great conversation about utilizing more effectively administrative professionals in the workplace.
Dr. Liddicoat and I talked about the expectations of doctors in today’s modern world of medicine—patient appointments, attending conferences/seminars, preparing and delivering presentations, staying current on the trends and advances in technology and health, managing email (patient emails and others), running a business, managing employees, participating in health fairs, participating in community events, joining the local Chamber of Commerce, charity work, and much more. I was amazed at how much some doctors do to keep up with the demands of running a successful business apart from their ongoing patient contact. This interesting discussion got me to thinking. Below are a few ideas doctors and/or medical office supervisors might consider offloading to their administrative support staff: [Read more…] about Create a Shared Vision in the Workplace