McKenzie's Monday Morning Management Memorandum
Print this Memorandum, distribute to
your team, discuss at your morning meetings!
April 1, 2002
This issue is sponsored in part
Management and Associates
A full service, in-office dental
management consulting company specializing in the business,
and hygiene areas of practices nationwide. Their clients
include thousands of dental practices
in over 40 states throughout the U.S. Sally McKenzie,
President founded the company in 1980.
You can find McKenzie Management at http://www.mckenziemgmt.com
More than 30,000 healthcare practices
nationwide use CareCredit as an alternative means of
their patients finance treatment. You can find CareCredit at
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Finances, via lease or loan, dental
and office equipment, leasehold improvements, working
capital and supply contracts at fixed competitive rates,
with no points, variables or hidden fees.
also offers a variety of
financing programs to dental professionals seeking to set
expand, buy into, or acquire a practice. Since 1975, we have
financed over 100.000
healthcare professionals and have funded a great many who
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gimmicks like those screaming at you from the television or
not be appropriate for your dental practice, providing solid
for patients is far more than a gimmick. "In fact, treatment
patient financing companies can help you secure high dollar
and help patients receive the dentistry they have always
wanted and, most
importantly, the care they need," says Sally McKenzie,
Establishing a relationship with a patient
financing company makes treatment more affordable through
small, monthly payments,
which, in some cases, are interest free.
Payment plans have several
- They allow the patient to schedule
the number of appointments
needed to complete treatment &endash; not the number of
the patient believes they can afford.
- They allow procedures to be
scheduled immediately rather than waiting
until the patient can afford it, which could be &endash;
in the patient's mind &endash; never.
- They require no down payment.
- They can offer lower and more
flexible payments than your office.
- They allow repayment over an
When participating in patient
financing programs, staff should take time
to understand the benefits provided to the patient and be
explain those benefits clearly. In addition, establishing a
program provides an excellent opportunity to contact
patients that didn't
complete treatment plans because they felt they couldn't
A patient financing program also can be used to reduce
Rather than forcing the office to provide seemingly
interminable interest free loans to
patients, the practice is paid immediately and patients have
a payment plan they can handle.
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