• I Just Hired a New Provider. Now What?

How Do I Train and Promote a New Provider?

March 19th, 2021|

You just hired a new provider, and you can’t wait to see what positive contributions they will bring to your aesthetic practice. But before they can get started, there is an important checklist of [...]

  • Employee Training

Top 9 Things to Include in Your Employee Training

March 5th, 2021|

Top 9 Things to Include in Your Employee Training So, you’ve hired a brand-new team member and you’re excited! You’ve gone through the extensive and diligent process of recruiting, interviewing and [...]

  • Top Mistakes When Building Out a New Practice

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Building a New Practice

February 17th, 2021|

Building a new aesthetic medical practice can be a very lengthy yet extremely rewarding process. As you get started, it's important to acknowledge early on that with such an important and fulfilling project, major [...]

  • Navigating Through Financial Uncertainty

Navigating Through Financial Uncertainty

August 15th, 2020|

In this ever-changing climate, as a practice owner, you have to use different strategies and resources to help keep your business afloat. The COVID-19 business shutdown certainly brought new challenges to the aesthetic industry [...]

  • Multi-Physician Group or Private Practice

Multi-Physician Group or Private Practice?

August 7th, 2020|

The decision between opening a private practice or joining forces with another physician can be very difficult. There are many things to consider when deciding the future of your aesthetic medical practice. Read our [...]

  • COVID-19 Quarantine

What I Did During My COVID-19 Quarantine

June 24th, 2020|

The COVID-19 shutdowns truly made us change the way we do business and even offer our advice to aesthetic medical practices. During our time in quarantine (as a remote company our team had always [...]

  • Co-existing with COVID-19

Co-Existing with COVID-19: A Whole New World

June 6th, 2020|

We know that COVID-19 was something that no one expected to occur, but now we must face a new reality that the virus has created. With virtual consultations on the rise and teleconferencing platforms [...]

  • PPP Loan Forgiveness

PPP Loan Forgiveness Update – H.R. 7010

June 5th, 2020|

As important and beneficial changes have been made pertaining to the rules of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness, we created a video to inform your of the latest updates. In [...]

  • PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Process

June 2nd, 2020|

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Process As your business is in the first stages of opening up, we created a helpful video to outline the application process for the PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) [...]

  • OSHA Guidelines

OSHA Guidelines to Implement When Reopening

May 29th, 2020|

Now that many medical practices are reopening, we have created a helpful video to highlight some useful tips on how to ensure your patients' safety as well as your staff’s post-COVID-19. In [...]

  • Social Media

Social Media Tips & Checklist After COVID-19

May 21st, 2020|

Loved these tips? Well, these are only SOME of our checklist items and we actually have a whole bunch more for your digital marketing efforts and social media strategy. In fact, we created [...]

  • After COVID-19

Prospecting and Recalling Patients After COVID-19

May 19th, 2020|

Woohoo! You're FINALLY open after COVID-19 shutdowns! But now, how do you get patients to come in for treatments and procedures after being closed for 6-8 weeks? The answer is simple: calling your patients. Calling your [...]

  • Office Sanitation Post-COVID-19

Tips for Your Office Sanitation Post-COVID-19

May 12th, 2020|

Now that a number of medical practices are reopening, we have created a short video to highlight tips for your office sanitation post-COVID-19. In our video, our Marketing Assistant Denise Lee shares [...]

  • COVID-19 & Your Practice - S'more Time Webinar

COVID-19 & Your Practice – S’more Time Webinar

April 21st, 2020|

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, our founding partner, Jay Shorr, and legal counsel Allyson Avila, joined forces to give an informational session on The Aesthetic Immersion's "S’more Time" webinar with hosts Dr. [...]

  • Checklist fot Practice Closure

Checklist for Closing Your Medical Practice During COVID-19

April 1st, 2020|

With many medical practices across our country shutting down due to COVID-19, we have taken the initiative to put together a helpful checklist for closing your medical practice. Our award-winning experts and father-daughter duo, Mara Shorr and [...]

  • How to Prevent Provder Burnout

How to Deal with Provider Burnout

January 9th, 2020|

As it gets busy in your medical office, you may find yourself trying to gasp for air to get some rest, or even just have a moment or day to yourself where you can [...]

  • You're Fired When to Let an Employee Go

When to Fire an Employee

December 26th, 2019|

"You're Fired": When to Let an Employee Go Unfortunately, we know that not every staff member is a true team member for life and as a practice owner you will eventually be faced with [...]

  • Top Tips for Working with a Business Partner

Top Tips for Working with a Business Partner

December 18th, 2019|

As a baby boomer male and old millennial female, as well as father-daughter dynamic duo, our partners Jay Shorr and Mara Shorr join forces to share with you some of the best secrets and [...]

Top Ways You’re Losing Patients/Clients

August 6th, 2019|

We both know that you don't want to lose patients/clients and you don't intentionally do certain things to bring about this outcome. However, it happens and it may even be happening to you right [...]

  • How to Motivate Your Employees

Motivation Maker: 5 Ways to Motivate Employees

July 17th, 2019|

You already know this- employee motivation is an essential key to operating a successful practice. But how do you achieve your goal of helping your team desire to perform their roles better, improve the [...]

How to Plan Your Exit Strategy

June 25th, 2018|

Obviously, we all know that it's not easy to own a business or practice. However, learning how to plan an exit strategy for your cosmetic medical or dental practice or medspa will help you [...]

  • How to Negotiate

How to Negotiate

May 7th, 2018|

We all love money! We especially like money when it comes to spending the least amount possible. One of the ways you can save money on items or devices for your practice is by [...]

How to Plan Strategically

May 1st, 2018|

Reaching goals can be hard for anyone. In particular, the amount of effort it takes to reach certain goals can be very hard. In the medical field, we have found that there are three [...]

  • How to Upgrade on a Budget

How to Upgrade on a Budget

April 23rd, 2018|

Inspired by one of our latest articles (Click here to read more from DERMASCOPE magazine, "The Business Breakdown: Small Budget Upgrades"), this blog post focuses on how to upgrade your medical spa or day spa [...]

  • winningtheaestheticeverythingaward

We Won THREE Aesthetic Everything Awards!

January 15th, 2018|

We're thrilled to be able to announce that we've received THREE awards from the prestigious organization Aesthetic Everything! Our team works extremely hard, and we're honored to be recognized for the following 2017 Aesthetic Everything [...]

  • Tax

Two Everyday Tax-Favored Assets

January 2nd, 2018|

Like every physician we have ever worked with, including many in aesthetic medicine, you likely want to reduce your taxes as much as legally permissible.  While most physicians, in our experience, consider tax reduction [...]

  • How Your Staff Can Help Your Practice

How Your Staff Can Help Your Practice

December 26th, 2017|

Here at Shorr Solutions, we never refer to the people that work in our company as our "staff."  They're our TEAM.  We work together to achieve one common goal: serving our clients!  (Side note: [...]

  • How To Maintain Productivity and Positivity

How To Maintain Productivity and Positivity

December 21st, 2017|

Let’s face it, maintaining a positive attitude is essential in any line of work. It’s the difference between having a wonderful day and terrible day. Therefore, when your staff member isn't having a good [...]

  • How To Increase Revenue You're Generating

How To Increase Revenue You’re Generating

December 14th, 2017|

At Shorr Solutions, we're big fans of running our clients through an exercise to showcase where they stand within something called the Conversion Cascade. In other words, we would like to know what is [...]

  • How To Hire A New Spa Consultant

How To Hire A New Spa Consultant

December 12th, 2017|

Generally speaking, it may be time to actually consider hiring a medical practice consultant. This would depend on where you are within your spa and what your needs are. You could even hire a [...]

How To Upgrade To A Medical Spa

December 7th, 2017|

The more rules and regulations continue to change in medicine, the more medical practices of a variety of specialties are looking into opening medical spas. In addition, as day spas continue to look into [...]

How To Prep For Tax Season

November 30th, 2017|

Tax season has arrived! You’ve got all your receipts lined up for both your personal and business expenses.  But now, you need a good tax professional to assist you in this process. Tax laws are [...]

  • How to Save Money

How To Save Money

November 24th, 2017|

As part of any practice, there’s a price for any and everything. Today, we are going to talk about how to save money in your medical practice. It could be patient financing or credit [...]

How to Turn the Holiday Season Around

November 14th, 2017|

Is the holiday mayhem getting to you? We all know the holidays bring the busiest time of the year. From busy, last minute client and patient requests to planning your holiday party, you day can [...]

How To Maintain Hospital Independence

November 10th, 2017|

With more and more smaller practices merging with hospitals, we know that this has become a hot topic among medical practices.  We know that often practice owners don't know about the other options that [...]

  • The Art of Patient Follow-up

How To Make Patient Follow-Up a Priority

November 7th, 2017|

From a patient's point of view, we’ve all been there: we made an appointment months ago, and then the time comes and you’ve simply forgotten about it.  Life gets busy, you get a last [...]

How To Be Grateful

November 3rd, 2017|

Cheers!  The holiday season is upon us, and it’s been another great year for your aesthetic or medical practice. Your clients and patients are happy and raving about your amazing services.  Your staff has [...]

How To Be A Strong Leader

October 31st, 2017|

As the medical director, practice administrator, or consultant of a cosmetic or aesthetic medical practice, plastic surgery center or medical spa, leadership is one of the most important qualities to hold. Leader’s make it [...]

How To Choose The Best EHR or EMR System

October 27th, 2017|

Perhaps you're one of the rare few medical practices who hasn't yet switched to an EHR (electronic health record) or EMR (electronic medical record) system.  Whether you're opening up a new aesthetic or cosmetic [...]

How to Price Your New Procedure

October 20th, 2017|

You've had your eye on the brand new injectable, microdermabrasion machine, laser or RF device.  Maybe you've saved long and hard, or maybe you've financed it (only after doing your research on early payoff [...]

  • How to Start a Medical Practice

How to Start a Medical Practice

October 13th, 2017|

When it comes to opening an aesthetic medical practice, there’s a lot to take in. Between figuring out how to pick your office space, how to scout your competition, and how to purchase new [...]

Who Owns The Patient Post Breakup?

October 3rd, 2017|

Hiring a new physician is an adventure. They can take on patients to lighten your load, help your medical practice grow and allow YOU the ability to bring more patients into your practice for [...]

  • How to Market to Men

How to Market to Men

September 29th, 2017|

Clearly, we understand that making the transition in your marketing is going to take some effort. Marketing to men can be quite a challenge. Especially, when you’re used to filling your promotional materials with [...]

How to Create a Business Plan

September 19th, 2017|

We've seen it time and time again: as it comes time to create either your business plan or your long-term strategic plan, you don't know where to start.  While the initial step may seem [...]

How to Provide Safety In The Medical Workplace

September 15th, 2017|

If you've heard us lecture before, you've heard us say that safety is the number one priority in your medical practice.  The safety of your staff, the safety of your patients, and the protection [...]

  • Practice Administrator

How to Hire the Right Practice Administrator

September 12th, 2017|

Your practice administrator or practice manager is the person who is supposed to help take your practice to the next level. With all the newly placed responsibility on someone else, it’s all about choosing [...]

  • How to Prepare For the Unexpected

How to Prepare For the Unexpected

September 5th, 2017|

Being prepared for the unexpected in your medical practice is a thought that doesn’t cross your mind often. Today, we are going to talk about how to prepare for the unexpected. If there’s a [...]

How to Deal With Negative Feedback Online

September 1st, 2017|

Social Media. As a practice administrator, doctor, aesthetician, nurse practitioner, physicians assistant or a surgeon, you take pride in your work and the work of your office. Whether it’s giving your client flawlessly glowing [...]

How To Negotiate

August 22nd, 2017|

Negotiations are the wheels that keep the American economy working. In today’s world, everything is negotiable, and still, at times, you may not know where to start. Let’s talk about how to negotiate. Before [...]

How to Market Your Online Store

August 11th, 2017|

You’ve done it. You’ve decided to launch your new online store with your merchandise, skincare line, and all of the services your clients and patients have been asking for. Now what? Yes, online retail [...]

How to Work with Family in Your Business

August 4th, 2017|

As a family-owned and operated business, we're a proud father-daughter duo.  Jay Shorr and Mara Shorr understand the opportunities (and challenges) associated with working with family. We've seen everything from family feuds in our [...]

How To Motivate Your Staff During The Slow Season

August 1st, 2017|

With summer in full swing, you may notice the staff seems a little “distracted.” They're focused on swimming pools and jumping waves, sand castles and late nights.  It’s understandable... but it’s not good for [...]

How To Manage Your Practice: Top 13 Tips

July 28th, 2017|

Have you been wondering how to improve the flow of your office? Want to launch that new digital marketing campaign but not quite sure where to start? What about getting more use out of [...]

To GroupOn Or Not?

July 25th, 2017|

Groupon. The craze that swept the nation. With so many businesses using Groupon as a marketing strategy, it can appear to be a lucrative strategy to increase traffic in your practice or spa, increasing [...]

How to Create a Strong E-Newsletter

July 21st, 2017|

We all get them: e-newsletters.  Filling up your inbox faster than you can delete them, with promises of one-day sales and show specials.  Some you read as soon as they appear, while others go [...]

  • How Your Staff Can Help Your Practice

How To Get Rid Of Theft in Your Practice

July 14th, 2017|

As much as we may not like to admit it, theft can be a serious issue within any practice. Whether it be employees embezzling money through bogus vendor accounts or deleting customers’ cash payments [...]

  • How Your Staff Can Help Your Practice

How to Determine If It’s Time to Rebrand

July 4th, 2017|

Your brand is everything. It’s the driving force behind your medical practice, medspa or spa,  and what clients buy into as part of who you are. As time progresses, the vision you once had [...]

  • How To Maintain Productivity and Positivity

How to Spot the Top 5 Items You Can Negotiate

June 30th, 2017|

There are certain aspects of owning a medical practice that just come with the territory, like leasing (or buy) office lease, credit card processing fees and purchasing office supplies, just to name a few. [...]

  • How to Save Money in Your Aesthetic Practice

How To Save Money In Your Aesthetic Practice

June 27th, 2017|

You want to save money in your aesthetic practice, but you keep find yourself spending... and spending... and spending like it's going out of style. Whether we’re talking about credit card processing fees or [...]

  • Technology in your business

How To Put Your Technology To Use

June 23rd, 2017|

In today’s world, technology rules everything. You’re in constant contact with family and friends regardless of locations and time difference. You utilize technology in your personal life on a regular basis. Have you considered [...]

How To Successfully Grow Your Team

June 20th, 2017|

Business is booming and the pressure is on. By now, you know it’s time to add another provider to your team. Maybe it’s another physician, surgeon, aesthetician, nurse or physicians assistant. But before jumping [...]

How To Purchase A Laser

June 16th, 2017|

That dear old friend: Mr. Laser. It was the brand new, innovative, top-of-the-line piece of equipment to hit the market when you first bought it. Whether you bought it for laser hair removal or [...]

Effective Business Leadership Styles-Infographic

May 16th, 2017|

From time to time, we, at The Best Medical Business Solutions, are lucky enough to be contacted by companies looking to share their great infographics. When that happens, we love sharing them with you! [...]

The Cost of Stress On Your Business

May 16th, 2017|

From time to time, we see infographics we really enjoy.  We were lucky enough to receive an email from the team at Enmast.com, letting us know they thought readers of Shorr Solutions value their findings. [...]

Selling Your Spa or Medical Practice

May 16th, 2017|

Whether it’s been a few years or a few decades since you’ve built your medical practice or spa, there comes a time in the lives of almost all physicians and owners when you’re ready [...]

  • Non-Medical Division

Cut Your Patient Financing Costs

April 12th, 2017|

At Shorr Solutions, we offer a variety of different programs that help our clients improve their efficiency and reduce their expenses.  From our credit card processing program to our text message reminder program, we work [...]

  • Marketing Tips

Building a Business Plan

April 10th, 2017|

New doctors and business owners ask us questions all the time about how to build a business plan. Some of these questions are: What should they include?  Why do they need a business plan in [...]

  • 5 Tips When Working With Family

5 Tips When Working With Family

April 10th, 2017|

Growing up, I’m not sure either my father or I ever dreamed we would be business partners. Fortunately, life clearly had a different plan for us. (You can read the full story on how [...]

  • Theft Prevention

Theft Prevention In Your Practice

April 10th, 2017|

We’re proud to work with a number of industry publications and serve as expert sources. Not to mention, we also serve for the topic of discussion for industry media as well. (Want to see [...]

What To Consider When Hiring a New Employee

March 28th, 2017|

Selecting the proper employee can make or break your medical practice, no matter what your specialty. In fact, this is so much so that Jay Shorr wrote a piece on the entire recruitment process [...]

  • Medical Workplace Safety

Safety in the Medical Workplace

March 28th, 2017|

First, Let's start this blog post with some background information. Indeed, Our founder, Jay Shorr started his career in medicine as a paramedic in Pennsylvania. Jay left the field for several years before returning [...]

  • HARO: Easy Press Leads for Your Medical Practice

HARO: Easy Press Leads For Your Medical Practice

March 27th, 2017|

Often, medical practices ask us how to get national press. We stress that features in your local publications are equally, if not more, important. However, we also know there’s credibility no paid advertisement & [...]

Announcement: Our Non-Medical Division!

March 27th, 2017|

All things considered, the past two and a half years have been a time of growth. It has grown for us both professionally and personally. Overtime, we’ve started several companies, worked with dozens of [...]

  • Remembering Janee at Shorr Solutions

Remembering Janee

March 27th, 2017|

Often, the voice you're hearing in our blogs belongs to me, Mara Shorr. I’m not only the vice president of marketing and business development, but Jay Shorr's daughter. Jay is my father, managing partner, [...]

  • Negotiating Tips

Top 3 Negotiating Tips

March 23rd, 2017|

We find that many of our clients have fallen into a common trap which is a poorly negotiated contract. A poorly negotiated deal will work against you whether it’s a lease, laser, computer software, [...]

  • Shorr Solutions LinkedIn

LinkedIn: Grow Your Presence in 5 Steps

March 22nd, 2017|

Founder, Jay Shorr, has mastered the art of utilizing social media site LinkedIn to continue developing relationships. It’s all come naturally as an educator. One of his favorite expressions is, “Knowledge should be shared.” [...]

  • Credentialing The Doctor

Credentialing The Doctor

March 22nd, 2017|

I’m going to admit it: Earlier this month, Shorr Solutions made the same mistake that we see many of our clients make. In just a few short weeks, I (Mara Shorr) will be awarded [...]

  • Tips for Business Travel

5 Tips For Business Travel

March 16th, 2017|

As you know by now, Jay Shorr and I travel on a regular basis.  Whether it’s to visit with our national clients or speak at national conferences, we could be on either coast on [...]

  • How Do I Pay My Med Spa Providers and Staff Legally

How Do I Pay My Med Spa Providers and Staff Legally

May 28th, 2014|

In today's blog post, we would like to discuss the importance of proper med spa payment. Business owners should always pay for performance that way they can maximize their earning potential. In retail, salespeople [...]