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Episode 93

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27th Jun 2021

#93 [Replay] Jason Coppens - The Process Blueprint for Practice Growth

In this episode, I'm joined by Jason Coppens of Coppens Business Strategies. You might want to have a pen and paper handy or just come back and re-listen. The content moves fast, but has a lot of value. We talk about the following:

  • How he learned how to scale and build processes for growth.
  • How helping to triple the rate of revenue growth of his wife’s practice was the beginning of the veterinary medicine niche.
  • The 20/20/20/20 Rule and how it can help align your Profit and Loss Statement to ensure your profitability stays in check.
  • The Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) he likes to track and the returns the practice typically receives from these efforts.
  • Dormant patients – someone not seen in 13 months reminders, phone calls, and a letter. Mix up communications. Call in the 13 months 10%-20%....18 month mark usually about 5% return on that.
  • Dormant Patients coming back in….going up ratio 1:3. 90 patients going dormant per month. 30 will come back.
  • Losing 60 patients each month…new patients vs. new clients. Get all the pets from each clients.
  1.       New to the area
  2.       New Pet
  3.       Unhappy at current provider
  • Forward booking – every client that walks in the door with an appointment walks out of the door with an appointment. That’s for all types not just annuals. The average is 10%-20% have those appointments booked. Never going to be 100%, but you need to ask 100% of the time.
  1.      60% is high but compare that to dentistry at 90% that’s too low for vet med.
  • The industry trends and where veterinarians need to think about their business for the future.
  • Implementing new ideas and why it’s so hard and we often fall short.

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The Veterinarian Success Podcast
Welcome to the Veterinarian Success Podcast where you go in-depth with a veterinarian specific financial planner Isaiah Douglass, MBA, CFP® to hear stories, opinions, and leading information about the world of veterinarian medicine from industry professionals. The podcast covers topics relating to the clinical, business, financial, and personal side of to help encourage, promote, and advocate for a healthy and happy standard of care for veterinarians, their families, their staff, and their businesses.

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Isaiah Douglass, MBA, CFP®, CEPA

I am a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a Fee-Only advisor. I left a large national firm to found a solo financial planning firm in 2018 to pursue a planning approach dedicated to identifying ways to grow the net worth of veterinarians and dentists. In the summer of 2020, I merged with another financial advisor and became a partner in Vincere Wealth Management.

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