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Why Expanding Your Practice to Medical Weight Loss Attracts New Patients

December 12, 2019

Written by Alexander Robinson

The more patients a medical practice has, the higher the success rate. Your practice will only be as good as the services they offer their patients. What many clinics and practices do not know is they can expand their services to attract patients who desperately need Medical Weight Loss solutions.

There are many patients in your practice local community who have full knowledge of the existence of your clinic or office. The problem is they do not need te services you offer.

One of the biggest epidemics our country has is obesity. Among Americans, obesity runs ramped often from generation to generation. Causing present and future health issues related to unhealthy weight gain.

But what if your practice was able to offer overweight and obese patients services they could benefit from? What if they walked through your practice’s doors ready to drop those pounds? Would you be ready to help your patient or turn them away?

Why Medical Weight Loss?

The U.S. weight-loss industry in 2019 was estimated to be worth $72 billion. That means people still have high concerns for losing weight and living healthier lives. Everything from body confidence to health issues drives the demand in this industry.

As of this writing, an estimated 160 million Americans currently suffer from obesity or being overweight. Where some find their ways to gyms and trendy diet plans to shed the unhealthy pounds, many find it a struggle to burn fat and keep off.

Tons of patients need a step above the traditional ways of losing weight. Offering them more than a pass to the gym or sending them home with a script for a strict diet is what they need.

Providing Medical Weight Loss services can attract more attention and patients your practice than you think. Many Americans who suffer from obesity and being overweight feel like they have little to no options on how to shed those plaguing pounds.

So just imagine the influx of new patients looking for an alternative, yet effective, way getting their bodies in better shape?

The Different Services You Can Offer

If you’ve ever heard that old adage, “there is more than one way to skin a cat”, this is the perfect place to use it. Medical weight loss comes in several different forms for your patients to choose from. They include:

  • Appetite Suppression
  • Human Chronic Gonadotropin (HCG)
  • Vitamin Injections
  • Lipo Laser
  • Body Sculpting
  • Health Coaching

Not every patient is the same. So understanding your patient’s weight loss goals and needs to help you determine the best approach for their weight loss journey.

Successful Medical Weight Loss Patients from our Clinic

Successful medical weight loss patient

Successful medical weight loss patient

Successful medical weight loss patient

These are three of many successful patient weight loss journies we’ve had in our Healthy Habits clinics. By following their customized plan Medical Weight Loss plan, they were able to shed the pounds and improve their health.

Why Should Your Practice Include Medical Weight Loss?

  • Medical weight loss is a cash-based service. Meaning, all patients pay cash for the service. This helps you avoid the delays and complications of medical billing practices.
  • Increase the number of patients you serve monthly. Medical Weight Loss has been known to increase current practices patients by 2x, 3x, and even 4x.
  • Happy patients usually stick with the program once they start to see results. If they do stop at some point, many find themselves back to the program in the future.
  • Over 160 million Americans currently suffer from obesity and being overweight. Serving your local community or city can boost the popularity and foot traffic for your practice.

Conclusion

Medical Weight Loss is a great alternative to those who cannot benefit from the gym or dieting. Offering the service in your current practice allows you to read a new patient base and increase monthly revenue.

If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of expanding your practice, sign up for our free Advanced Training Seminar and take your practice to a different level.

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