New Models of Care: What is right for your practice?
Practices are coming under increasing pressure to amalgamate with others, in various structures, in order to create economies of scale and tender for larger bids.
GPs and practice managers need to consider the issues that are involved and what will suit them as a practice.
Deborah Wood, Healthcare Services Partner, and Lisa Pennington, Healthcare Services Director, discuss the issues that arise with the new models of care, including;
· Understanding the practice’s strategy for the future
· Due diligence
· How the premises should be dealt with
· Whether or not a corporate vehicle would help
· The contract
· Staff issues
· Advice regarding financial systems