Sign Up

Re-open Medical Practice: 9 Ways to Prepare Your Practice for Safe Reopening after the COVID-19 Pandemic Closure

Imtiaz Ahmad, MD
Last updated : May 04, 2020

As the State and Federal government determine that it is safe to see patients and stay-at-home restrictions are relaxed, physician practices should strategically plan when and how best to reopen. This guide includes a step-by-step plan that medical practices need to focus now to avoid disruption or delay in medical care.

Key Points

  1. Create a Re-open Plan.
  2. Safety of staff and patients is key.
  3. Integrate telehealth with in-person visits.
  4. Limit patient-practice mutual exposure.
  5. Maintain social distancing whenever possible.
  6. Daily COVID-19 screening for practice staff.
  7. Sanitation and personal hygiene (mask,gloves and hand washing).
  8. Disallow symptomatic employees to physically return to work until cleared by a medical provider.
  9. Contact tracing following employee COVID+ test.

Pre-opening planning will be vitally important to the success of your practice’s Re-Open plan. In this guide, we dig into 9 principles, answer common questions, and share best practices that will help you confidently. Re-Open your practice without jeopardizing your employees or patient safety while ensuring revenue stream increases back to your baseline or better..
You’ll learn:

  • How to make COVID-19 education and awareness plan for employees, patients and visitors to your practice
  • How to develop a communication plan for your practice
  • A 4-step framework for designing the most effective Re-Open experience
  • Essential tools for maximizing employee engagement
  • The harsh reality of preparing your practice’s physical environment for Re-Open
  • How to design and optimize patient flow in your practice to encourage social distancing principles.
  • Explain the concept of Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) zone and implement in your practice
If you’re looking to Re-Open your medical practice safely while rapidly increasing your revenue, this guide is a must-read.
To download this complimentary guide, simply fill out the form to the right.

    Would you like to set up a demo for DocCharge?
    We will NOT SHARE above info with any third party. By submitting this form, you are granting DocCharge permission to email you an occasional newsletter. You may revoke permission at any time using the UNSUBSCRIBE link, found at the bottom of every email. Or by emailing us at We take your privacy seriously Privacy policy.
    Privacy Preferences
    When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in form of cookies. Here you can change your privacy preferences. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we offer.