13 Jul 5 Tech Tools to Instantly Boost Your Practice’s Productivity
Everyone wants to be more productive, right?
Picture the extra effort you can put into growth, marketing and helping patients if completing those pesky day to day tasks was quicker and easier.
Keeping your team on track and smashing their goals is one of your most important roles as a practice owner.
So, is your practice as productive as it can be?
Is your team wasting valuable time getting daily tasks done?
Are you getting lost under an endless paper trail?
It’s time you forget the filing cabinet, step out of the past and into the present with some slick digital tools that are guaranteed to drastically increase your practice’s productivity.
It might seem like a confusing and difficult transition in theory, but it’s really not.
You don’t need to be a computer whizz to implement these killer tools into your practice!
These innovative tech tools are proven productivity boosters.
In fact, we use them in our own business (and I’m a bit of a tech noob myself).
We love the way a new piece of tech can completely transform the workflow and productivity of your business.
We guarantee that these team growth hacks, will get the team working more efficiently.
Not only that they are so easy to use and set up for even for the least tech literate people.
Using them can bring your staff together to collaborate and achieve more than ever before!
It’s even more cost effective, with most of these tools, free, cheap and in the end so timesaving, that you will be making return on investment hand over fist.
The longer you wait to implement this tech, the further you’re falling behind, and the more time you’re wasting…
This is the ultimate team communication program.
Use it to move away from email… and trust us, you will never look back.
Simplify your communication.
Have one platform for your entire team to communicate through instantly.
Not only does this program allow you to have private, instant chats, but you can streamline your workflow.
Attach documents and media, have video conference calls and integrate with your essential third-party apps from google to giphy.
It’s the one-stop communication spot for your team to interact, discuss and collaborate.
Want to know the best part?
We use the Free version, which is limited in the number of messages and third-party integrations you can store, but depending on the size or needs of your practice, you can upgrade to the standard for $6.67 per user, which will give you greater integration and storage opportunity
Slack takes your internal communication to a whole new level – bye-bye email!
Utilise this easy-to-use management and accountability tool.
Trello is a program that will allow you to create and track boards for projects, tasks, and daily activities.
Use it for daily accountability, and ensure that your team is diarising, prioritising and delivering on its required activities
At Practice Acceleration we use it for daily tasks by create a checklist for employees.
You could also use Trelllo to develop specific boards to map: Blog content, hiring processes, or on-boarding new team members.
Set timelines for projects, assign members to these projects and have group goal boards.
Just like slack, Trello is so inexpensive!
Once again, we are on the free version, which already boasts unlimited boards, lists, cards, members, checklists, and can attach files up to 10MB from your computer, or link any file from your Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, or OneDrive.
For those interested, business class $9.99 per month, which boasts unlimited ’power-ups’ including integrations with Jira, Bitbucket, Evernote, Google Hangouts, Mailchimp, Salesforce, Slack, Google Drive, Dropbox, along with priority email support.
Everyone’s on it, so you might as well make use of it!
Set up a company FB group.
Use FB live to create meetings or trainings for your team or clients – everyone can jump in at the same time the live is happening and comment below the video.
It’s great to make use of the fun and interactive social media platform.
Plus, it’s all Free!
Who said FB has to be a distraction?
Think of it as walkie talkie app for smart phones.
The app allows you to record a voice message and you can share it with people on your team.
You can do it on your iPhone, android or web browser
We use it for patient management to deliver better customer service.
You can talk to your team to save time. Instead of spending ages typing up things or messaging.
Plus you can express tone, urgency or authority.
The power of voice.
The Personal Version is free while the Pro is $2.50 a month per user.
We like the free version, because the premium feature is unlimited message storage, which doesn’t really apply for short sharp messages.
Utilise all of Google’s features to your advantage.
Use of Google Docs and Sheets allow you to create word doc files, excel files etc that are saved on Google’s online cloud.
Having the online file is a huge benefit as 2 people can be editing a file at the same time.
You can also enter these files from your computer, phone, or tablet.
Access your document anywhere, anytime.
You don’t even need an internet connection.
Even better, you don’t have to hit the save button – it automatically does it for you.
No lost work!
Use these cloud files to track front desk stats, book and store meeting forms, and manage or track KPI’s and KPA’s
These are apps are free to existing members, but you need to have a google business account set up which will cost around $5 per month.
Honestly, these google apps are indispensable. Using these hacks is a no brainer…
Implementing these easy-to-use tech tools will innovate and improve your practice, completely streamlining your team’s daily tasks.
It’s time to drastically increase your practice’s productivity.
Love these tips?
Well take a look at my Practice Acceleration Masterclass where I expose more of my game-changing team growth strategies that are sure to take your practice up to the next level.