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US health care is a $2.9 trillion, overwhelmingly complex system. Its regulations, economics and operations are dynamic. Going with the flow, trusting that it will carry you forward safely or, worse yet, believing that these changes will not affect you will soon lead to almost certain failure.

Procrastination and complacency in preparing and positioning for change is your worst enemy.
Preparing and positioning for change without expert guidance is a close second.

There are plenty of specialists who will help you with a variety of specific tasks: accountants, attorneys, billing specialists, website designers, efficiency experts, marketers, realtors, brokers and many more.

There are very few with C-Suite level experience and contacts, expertise and understanding of the PPACA, tactical research, business and strategic planning, patient expectations, process improvement, messaging, marketing and other key capabilities that equip you to make solid decisions for the present and future, and to professionally implement them.

These abilities and capabilities set us apart from other advisors. Our services are focused on results and achieving a strong return on investment. Our philosophy is ready, aim, fire – research, strategy, implementation.


Health Care Research Specialists

Often, but not always, research is a critical prerequisite to success. Actionable research requires knowing the industry and sector, where to look, what to look for and the ability to provide insightful analysis. We are strong in each area.

Health Care Strategists and Tacticians
CEOs have to be exceptional at strategy and tactics. Our team leader has decades of experience at the CEO and related C-Suite levels throughout health care, and is a nationally published thought leader on today’s issues and challenges. Moreover, appropriate introductions to our long-standing contacts and relationships at high levels throughout the industry may lead to partners or associations that can hasten the way forward.

Marketing, Public Relations and Communications
Strategic and tactical implementation without communicating using effective messaging, presentation, placement and visibility internally and externally delivers diminished results. Our thirty year history with hundreds of clients throughout a variety of industries provides not only the expertise, but breadth of experience to provide superior results.

Want to know more?
E-mail our senior strategist directly at jdoulgeris@hcpassociates.com or call us at 813-318-0565.
There is never a cost or obligation to discuss achieving your goals, and how that can be done.
For more industry information from our thought leaders, read or download all or select topics from dozens of nationally published articles in Physician’s Practice and other publications.

HCP Articles
Op-ed articles by HCP’s Senior Strategist for Health Care, James Doulgeris, are published nationally by the leading health care administration Internet portal and journal, Physician’s Practice, every Thursday. New and archived articles are available online at http://www.physicianspractice.com/authors/james-doulgeris. Accessing articles may require registration, which is free. Your information remains private and you will not be contacted.

The Affordable Care Act’s First Real-Life Medical Practice Casualty

Health Literacy Needs a Place in Physicians’ Practices

New Survey Validates That US Physicians are Ailing

How to Manage Patient Expectations Created by the Media

How the Popular Press Affects Patient Expectations

How Market Research Can Position Physician Practices to Succeed

How Physicians Can Negotiate the Best Hospital Employment Deal

How a Romney-Ryan Administration Could Affect Physicians

A Critical Assessment of the Affordable Care Act


Reform Driving Physicians Out of Private Practice to Reduce Costs


How Businesses Can Help Stem the Physician Shortage

Five Strategies to Survive as a Physician Under the ACA

Surveys: Patients Coming, Physicians Leaving Due to ACA

If ACA Survives, Many Small Medical Practices Will Fail

Make Better Business Decisions at Your Medical Practice

How the Pros Market Medical Practice Websites

US Healthcare Results: Sicker Patients, Ailing Economy

Managing Patient Referrals, Retention, and Risk the Disney Way

Valuation Strategies for Physicians’ Practices

How the Pros Repair Damaged Physician Online Reputations

Physicians’ Online Reputations Under Attack from Turned-away Drug Seekers


The Five Biggest Medical Practice Marketing Mistakes

Managing Patient Expectations: Access to Care

Managing Patient Expectations: Are Physicians Becoming Less Relevant?

Managing Patient Expectations: Helping Patients Pay Their Bills

Managing Patient Expectations: What Drives Outpatient Services

Managing Patient Expectations: Better Coordinated Care

Managing Patient Expectations: Personalized Medicine

Managing Patient Expectations: Effective Communication

Managing Patient Expectations: Practice Access and Responsiveness

Why Does an MRI Cost $1,080 in the U.S. and $280 in France?

Managing Patient Expectations: Providing Portable Medical Records

Managing Patient Expectations: Explaining the Reality of Medicine

Three Strategies to Help Patients with High-Deductible Health Plans

Time for Physicians to Take Care of Business (Part II)


Time for Physicians to Take Care of Business (Part I)


Top 10 Changes in Patient Expectations (Part II)

Top 10 Changes in Patient Expectations (Part I)

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