Should a New Graduate NP Start a Practice?

It’s not uncommon for new graduate nurse practitioners to ask questions about starting their own practice. Any why not? When you look around you find physicians coming out of residency starting practice, alternative health care providers starting practices right out of school (mostly due to lack of employment opportunities), and the fact they see their …

Small Business Week

It’s National Business Week. And while many business are talking about it, it seems to be that the unsung heroes in healthcare are not being acknowledged. So congratulations to all the entrepreneurial clinicians: Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistant/Associate, other Advanced Practice Clinicians and Physicians. You work hard and you make a difference to your patients and …

Getting Started In Your Own Practice

Have you every wondered what it takes to have your very own, independent Nurse Practitioner practice? Since 2006, I have received questions from Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants on this very topic. For example:  How do I start my own practice? How do I get patients into my practice? How do I find a collaborating …