It’s time to go back to school, not just for your children and grandchildren, but maybe also for you. You know the phrase “when you stop learning you stop growing,” it’s true. That is what we are focusing on in this issue. Maybe it’s time for you to go to school and brush up on technical skills and business skills. Business skills are where most fall short. Today there are many changes you need to be aware of especially legally, what you can do and what you can’t, and what is working and what is not. In this issue, you will find a legal article that was written by Allyson Avila, an attorney who helps medical professionals and entrepreneurs stay within the legal guidelines. Read it now.
One of the biggest concerns currently facing the medical aesthetic industry is the lack of knowledge of the regulations relating to the industry. This is alarming because aesthetics is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. According to a study from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were over 13 billion surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures performed last year. Of that, 42% were non-surgical. The top five non-surgical procedures were:
Botulinum toxin – 4.2m
Soft tissue fillers – 2.1m
Laser hair removal – 1.1m
Chemical peel – 600k
Microdermabrasion – 500k
These non-surgical procedures are most often performed independently by an allied health professional or delegated to an allied health professional to perform. There are also instances where the performance of the procedure is delegated to an aesthetician. Yet – in many circumstances, the delegation of the procedure is improper because the performance of the procedure is outside the scope of the allied health professional’s license.
Keeping your medical practice or medical spa in compliance with the ever-changing regulations is a difficult task. But, it is important – and indeed – the practitioner’s responsibility to know the local, state and federal regulations governing their practice. This article is listing the top 10 areas to focus on in your practice…
The seventh Recipe For Success is on how to increase your capacity. As a team member, you should strive to operate at 80%+ of your capacity. If you are at work for 8 hours, you should do at least 6 treatments (assuming each treatment is one hour). The best way to maximize your productivity is with memberships.
In this module, you will learn how to invite clients to become members, so you can help them achieve better results, maximize your own productivity and increase your income!
No need to reinvent the wheel. We have all the consent forms, protocols, HIPA and OSHA rules and guidelines needed to be in compliance with the law. It’s all available on a USB and delivered in word documents for you to customize and implement.