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Practice Management: Growing Your Practice

Increasing production in your practice is dependent upon two factors: new patient acquisition and more per-patient production. In the plastic surgery industry, it can be tricky to maintain a steady influx of new patients and follow-up treatments. Consider the following suggestions to supplement your existing external marketing. Patient referrals Personal recommendations are a powerful advertisement.… Read More »


5 Great Reasons to JOIN ISAPS – Today!

How many professional organizations are you a member of? As a professional aesthetic plastic surgeon, you know the importance of holding a level of credentials that prove your abilities and safety record to your patients. Although nearly every country in the world has its own aesthetics plastic surgeon organizations, only one is internationally recognized, with… Read More »


First Ricardo Baroudi Lecture

ISAPS President Dr. Dirk Richter was honored to give the First Ricardo Baroudi Lecture at the World Congress of Plastic Surgeons of Lebanese Descent in Beirut on the 19th of September 2019. Professor Baroudi, a Lebanese descent who lived and worked in Brazil, was a pioneer in plastic surgery and former ISAPS president from 1995… Read More »


Practice Management Software

Practice management software, or PMS, refers to software found in medical offices that deals with day-to-day operations, often for administrative or financial purposes. PMS includes desktop software, client-server software, and internet-based software, and can be incredibly useful for small to medium-sized practices. Discover some of the key benefits of implementing PMS into your practice below.… Read More »


Allergan today voluntarily withdrew BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders from the worldwide market

We would like to inform our members that Allergan today voluntarily withdrew BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders from the worldwide market. Effective immediately, healthcare providers should no longer implant new BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders and unused products should be returned to Allergan. Allergan will provide additional information to customers about… Read More »


Gluteal Fat Safety Advisory

ASPS, ASAPS, ISAPS, ISPRES and IFATS (Plastic Surgery Societies) are extremely concerned about the mortalities associated with gluteal fat grafting (BBL) procedures that continue to be reported in the United States and other countries. The Societies are aware that some plastic surgeons are currently performing the BBL procedure with acceptable results. We further recognize that… Read More »


Five important points for a successful job advertisement

The applicants who come to you are only as good as your job advertisements. We present important aspects that you should consider in order for your next job advertisement to succeed. Target group definition First of all, define who you want to address with your job posting. The design and content formulation depend on the… Read More »


Good Patient Coordinators

It doesn’t matter what kind of marketing or advertising you do. Most prospective patients will contact your clinic by phone. We have done mystery shopping in 10 clinics in Germany, France and Italy, and in many cases the results were a bit of a disaster. Assistants did not ask for contact information, did not qualify… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2019
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Can you and your team design an experience your patients actually-want to have?

Tom Peters, a Harvard business guru states, “Customers perceive service in their own unique, idiosyncratic, emotional and irrational terms. Perception is all there is.” We understand, when patients evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against the price. What consumers truly value can be difficult to pin down and psychologically complicated. Potential… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2019
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