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Q. How do I sign up for a meeting?
A) To rsvp for the meeting that will benefit you most, call (682) 231-2881 and our staff will ask a few simple questions about your business and register you for a meeting.
Q. Who can I call to get more information about Peer benchmarking?
A) Call Bruce Vermeulen at (682) 231-2881 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. What does it cost?
A) The initial meeting costs $1,250 and the follow up meetings will cost $1,000 per meeting. Two meeting will be held each year. Right now doctors who sign up for a second peer benchmarking session can do for only $750.
Q. How does the money back guarantee work?
A) If you do not believe that you received at least three ideas that you can use to transform your practice and that will pay you back the cost many times over, we will refund your $1250 in full.
Q. What exactly is peer benchmarking?
A) Peer benchmarking is a proven process that brings a group of non-competing medical professionals together to uncover ways to improve each participant’s practice by measuring and comparing results for key performance indicators, sharing effective strategies for cost reduction and revenue growth, collaboratively evaluating strategic plans, and benefiting from the collective wisdom of the an experienced facilitator and the other physicians in the room. Peer benchmarking creates accountability to the group and fosters long-term mentoring relationships.
Q. What tools do Peer Benchmarkers use?
A) Growth Matrix OptimizerTM. This powerful tool will help you vet initiatives for profit improvement, including revenues, expense control, growth, scalability. This tool helps size and prioritize which will keep you focused on achieving maximum results.
Peer Review DashboardTM . This tool to measure your KPI’s (key performance indicators), also called metrics, and compare them to yourself, peers and the industry at large, to know when you are on track for success, and where you are lagging.
Benchmarking path forward™ This take-away from meetings will keep you focused, and accountable, measuring and reporting your successes at the next meeting.
Q. Will the sessions include marketing presentations for any other services?
Q. Is this a disguised marketing ploy to up sell consulting services or medical services?
A) Absolutely not!
Q. Do you have to sign up for further meetings?
A) However, Peer Benchmarking yields the best results for those who commit to being a part of a group over the long term.
Q. What is the difference between Peer Benchmarking and Consulting?
A) Peer Benchmarking is radically different from consulting. Peer Benchmarking is at the very least consulting x 9 and with excellent facilitation and participation consulting9. Peer Benchmarking is the harnessing and igniting of the collective wisdom and experience of practice owners to find solutions for their practices. No hourly billed consulting fees, No intellectual solutions that have no practical relevance. You and your peers know practices like yours better than anyone else. Peer Benchmarking gets you together to share what works, what does not, and why. You also get the tools and training to help you identify changes that will dramatically improve the bottom line, guidance in implementing those changes, and help in quantifying the results. The tools, training and techniques will change the way you manage your practice forever. .
Q. How do you decide which doctors are in a group?
A) We ensure that no doctor will be in a group with a competitor. Your group will be composed of doctors who practice the same type of medicine you do, but do so in a different part of the country. As much as possible, we will attempt to create groups with practices of similar size.
Q. How many doctors are in a group?
A) Eight to 15 doctors per group is optimal..
Q. What if I do not like the doctors in my group?
A) If you do feel that the group you are in is a good fit, let us know and we will place you in a more suitable group.
Q. Will this meeting count as continuing education?
A) The initial meeting will earn you a minimum of 2 or 3 hours of cme credits. We are working on getting approval to offer cme credits for all of the time spent in benchmarking sessions..