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Clinic Reopens With Safety Measures, Strong Demand

Podcast recorded: May 20, 2020

Alliance Health & Dermatology closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a month. Now, co-owner Jennifer Gast is making sure her business is keeping everyone safe – employees and patients. And, thanks to a Paycheck Protection Program loan through the SBA, she was able to make sure her employees stayed at work during the closure. Learn more about how life and business changed for Jennifer in this podcast.

Lessons Learned

  • Business owners with children have become home school teachers, finding creative ways to multitask.
  • After closing for an extended period, medical practices are seeing a surge of patients wanting to schedule appointments. In planning for reopening, clinics must prepare for front-loading of appointments.
  • Most medical practices are requiring patients to wear masks before entering their building.
  • Customized payment options on equipment financing help start-up practices manage cash flow as they are building patient volume and revenue.

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