Here’s an idea that more chiropractors need to embrace in 2013 and beyond: the days of the solo doc may be numbered.
Why chiropractors fail to embrace the concept of a group practice, shared space, partnership or associateships is beyond me. For the most part, we are among the only sizable solo entrepreneurs left in health care. Sure you can still find the occasional massage therapist who practices out of their home gently kneading to the sounds of their Windham Hill cds. And I know there are lonely acupuncturists who would love someone else to share their moxa, but for now they sniff alone. Certainly, there are still naturopaths brewing their own tinctures in their back closet, happily (or not) by themselves. But many of these practitioners have tiny businesses and see few patients.
The rest of the healthcare professionals who have significantly broken the 6-figure revenue barrier – they work together. Except that is, for us. Unfortunately, as healthcare dollars get pinched into pennies, we may need to take a serious look at the feasibility of our “solo-ness.” Here are a few reasons we should consider aligning with similar minded DC’s: Read More