Business is not about Greed

Many Nurse Practitioners are frustrated in their day to day work.  They feel rushed to see lots of patients.  Of course, that goes against our nature – we want to take the time to really hear our patients, to communicate with them and to really address issues that are affecting their health. Sometimes there is …

Negotiation Skills

Nurse Practitioners entrepreneurs are often faced with negotiating some sort of contract be it for services, supplies or collaboration. While there are plenty of books and courses available to sharpen your negotiation skills, Tim Berry recently posted “Three Simple but Powerful Rules for Negotiation” that helps bring this to a simple but elegant solution.

Just Ask!

I spoke with a Nurse Practitioner the other day who was able to get credentialed (after months of following up) – the first in her state. What surprised both of us, is that the insurance company told her no one had asked for independent credentialing before. What have you not asked for?