Guide to Start Clinic Business

Here are a few effective tips for people wanting to find some guide as they start their own clinic businesses.

Starting a clinic business can never really be an easy thing because there are various facts and figures to first consider before going for it.

However, his could prove to be profitable and very rewarding when you can do it the way that it should be done. There are really some principles and other matters that you should be aware of if you want to achieve success for your clinic business.

To begin with, you should first determine what type of clinic you would want to open. There are really many different kinds of clinics and what you choose should largely be determined by your expertise. For example, there are skin care clinics, dialysis clinics, veterinary clinics and much, much more. Again, you should invest your time, effort and means to the clinic you feel would best suit your skills and qualifications. That way, you wouldn’t have too many problems once the hard times come for your venture. You can still stay enthusiastic and go to work as you try to stay on your toes and keep your business going.

Now that you have already made your mind about the clinic you’d open, you should also pay attention about the competition, especially those other clinics in your area. As you do this, you will get a brighter view about how to go about your business and what services should you also offer. At the same time, you would also be able to check how much they charge for their services and you could also use those details for your own benefit. Through doing those researches, you would have a better idea about how to present your business to the public and what advantages and differences could you offer when compared to most other clinics. Use your local telephone directory or try doing an online search to find access to relevant details about other clinics within your area faster and easier.

Aside from checking your local competitors, another factor should be the actual market. Try to evaluate if there’s really a demand in your area and also about what you should do to reach more people. Of course, one of the common strategies of clinics are to offer free services for some potential clients in the beginning and then eventually, require some charges for it as well. Yes, this is what some businesses do so as to get their clients more inclined to visit their business in the near future too.

For some wise entrepreneurs, what they do is try to look for some established clinic set ups that are offering franchises. That way, they would have an easier tie running the business because the system is already there. Implementation and closely following franchise rules for employees should then be the top priority for you as you go about your clinic business. Aside from the established system, another advantage of franchises is that the name is already famous and trusted among many prospective clients so getting new clients shouldn’t be too time consuming.

49 Comments

  • saad said on April 19, 2010
    i am a homeopathic doctor and i want to open a clinic. swat nwfp. pakistan
  • Lilian Bello expert adviser said on March 1, 2011
    There are different types of health care clinics available. There are clinics that specialize in accidents such as vehicle accidents and therefore bill car insurances for the PIP benefits. Other clinics handle accidents that occur while on the job and bill workman's compensation. Other clinics known as Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORFs) provide physical and occupational therapy to patients. Dialysis centers are another type of clinic that offers services to Clients with renal kidney failure. All of these Clinics can accept Medicare, Medicaid recipients as well as private pay, HMOs, workman's compensation, Medicaid waiver recipients, and other programs. In order to start any of the clinics above, you have to receive state Licensure and then proceed to enroll in the insurances mentioned. The start-up costs for a clinic varies. A Dialysis Center for instance, can require an investment cost of about $500,000. Our consultants are available to assist you in the start-up process as well as ensuring long-term viability.

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  • paul Imondi said on January 18, 2012
    Plaza Sami Fruits lasalle, Montreal, Quebec. I need information about what I need to start with to open a private clinic in our plaza. thanks
  • Lesley said on May 22, 2012
    Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. are there any specific regulations if opening an aromatherapy clinic in this area
  • ashimghosh said on July 7, 2012
    my business location durgapur burdwan dist. west bengal. I want know how to open this business step by step
  • vasudhajadhav said on August 6, 2012
    i want to start a 12 beded hospital in sangli acity of 10 lac population in maharastra india. i am anesthetist , my husband is surgeon
  • Ashok Dawar said on September 29, 2012
    I AM LOCATED IN A VERY POSH LOCALITY OF DEHRA DUN UTTARANCHAL INDIA AND HAVE AN IDEAL 3000 sq ft area ,suitable TO RUN A POLY CLINIC. I AM NOT A DOCTOR BUT HAVE ALREADY LET OUT ONE ROOM TO A VERY EXPERIENCED CARDIOLOGIST. I AM INTERESTED TO LET OUT PREMISES SIMILARLY TO A PHYSICIAN, A GYNIC, OR A PEDIATRIC. MORALITIES LIKE PROFIT SHARING ETC CAN BE WORKED OUT. INTERESTED MAY PLEASE CONTACT ON MY MOBILE 09997065599 or EMAIL ME.
  • Venumadhav said on December 1, 2012
    Started children hospital 2 years back. can i get any guidance to improve my turnover of hospital. any other revenue methods to improve
  • kumar ravi saurabh said on February 19, 2013
    I am planning to establish a fully equipped poly clinic. but there is a confusion to how to start & expand my business, regarding how much Doctors we take, round about investment & all that, plz help location: Ranchi Jharkhand India
  • Gyanhari said on March 28, 2013
    I am planning to establish a clinic. But there is a confusion to how to start & expand my business, regarding how much Doctors we take, how much investment, and what type of clinic, round about investment & all that, plz help. Kathmandu, Nepal
  • satish s patil said on June 2, 2013
    I am a homoeopathic doctor practising for last 20 yrs. I want to start a classical homoeopathic clinic in 1000 sq ft area in a commercial complex in my city. can you guide me as how should be the set up for a modern homoeopathy clinic.
  • Suresh Thapa said on September 19, 2013
    Dear Sir, We want to open on clinic in the suburb area of Nepal. We want to know the details to open a polyclinic here. If you feel free than suggest us the entire matters regarding the process of opening the polyclinic. We are an enthusiastic team and want to open a moderate polyclinic. We need all the information and processes of registration, minimum infrastructures, human resources and cost estimation. Please kindly send us the information as mentioned above. Thanking You Suresh Thapa, Panauti-4, Taukhal, Nepal
  • salpi said on November 12, 2013
    Hi , my husband is an RMT we thinking to open a rehab clinic but do not know how to start . Would you please guide us thx .
  • Aishatu Usman said on December 6, 2013
    I am from Gombe state of Nigeria. I am not a health practitioner but I have interest to open a pediatric clinic which is lacking in my home town. where modern facilities will be available and the best doctors employed. Please help me with how to go about starting the hospitals, the types of equipment we'll need and how to source for the best doctors both nationally and internationally. Thank You
  • Mai said on January 8, 2014
    I would like to know how to start an ultherapy clinic. Thanks
  • Faith Duke Dladla said on January 9, 2014
    I AM FROM NQUTU RURAL AREA AST KZN I WANT TO OPEN A PRIVATE CLINIC I DONT KNOW WHERE TO START AND HOW TO GET FUNDS. THANK YOU
  • santu said on February 3, 2014
    I want to open a private clinic in developed cities, so which Document, license and Certificate is needed and permission in india
  • Kavita Thapar said on February 19, 2014
    Hello sir, I am from mumbai and I have a 3000sqft carpet area split in 3 levels, i would like to open a polyclinic here as its a very prime location in the central suburb of mumbai, i would like to invite specialist from various fields, and also a sample collection centre and radiology unit. Would like to understand the finer points of opening a polyclinic as I am a business woman not a doctor. Kindly oblige
  • NOLUBABALO NONYOSI said on March 7, 2014
    I am a Clinical nurse practitioner with a license to practice .I want mobile Primary health care clinic I now need a guide on how to start clinic business
  • sanjeev mishra said on April 14, 2014
    sir , i have a setup of 2600 sq feet at sector 17 , vashi, navi mumbai which is a very upmarket commercial and residential sector. the bldg already houses a 30 yr old nursing home, a neuro centre opened recently, and 2 doctor clinics and a medical store. since i am interested to start a polyclinic ,can u pls guide me who or which agencies i should tie up with to get the right doctors and study the feasibility since i am not from the medical field myself. Thanking you.
  • K S Rao said on April 28, 2014
    Hi I am from Hyderabd. I have 2,000 sqft area in one floor for doctors’ consultancy rooms. Would like to start a Clinic with General, Pediatric and Gynecology as type of practices. I am not from medical field but one of my family member is going to complete MBBS soon meanwhile we would like to start a clinic. Could someone help me how to go ahead to start our clinic please contact me at ksrao123@yahoo.com or 9963738821.
  • investers in homoeopathic field said on April 30, 2014
    seeking reception unit for doctors consultation who share with investment 5 lac : My cell no : 9791812734
  • R.Ravichandiran said on April 30, 2014
    i am in tamilnadu, i want distributors for marketing ayurvedic product minimum investment 13 lac; good guaranteed returns: especially for allopathy, ayurvedic ,siddha and homoeopathic ,clinic and doctors.(especially seaking in tamilnadu , in prime locations)
  • Nafeesa said on June 3, 2014
    @sanjeev mishra We are into complete healthcare solution consultancy in Mumbai. you can contact me on +919820951524.
  • NNAKIFEH IZUCHUKWU said on June 5, 2014
    My business location is Enugu, Enugu state Nigeria
  • SAMUEL said on July 9, 2014
    my business location is vellacery main road, chembakkam pancaeth, near Tambaram, Tamil nadu, chenni, India.
  • sivagamy said on July 22, 2014
    I'm license nurse with wound management certificate and critical care certificate plan to open dressing clinic -wound management various type if wound dressing in Malaysia. but I don't see this clinic here. need your advise. thank you
  • harikesh said on July 30, 2014
    Dear sir, i m planning to start clinic chains throughout india. Thing is i m not enough qualified to be a doctor so i m planning to hire bams doctors and then they will consult the walking patients coming to the clinic. Pls help as this is the big project i am planning. Do contact me on +91-9762565903. Awaiting for ur reply......
  • Mab said on November 1, 2014
    Dear Sir, I m planning to start a poly clinic in new Delhi. As I am not from medical field. Can u plz guide me how to start and which point should I consider before starting the poly clinic.
    1). Which Doctor should I appoint for for faster earnings.
    2). which Medical Equipments should be used in a simple poly clinic.
    3). How much investment should be done in Delhi area?
    4). Minimum number of employees.
    5). Marketing strategies.
    Plz guide me. Please response ur valuable suggestion on my email id: mab.khan1812@gmail.com. Thanking you.
  • Shwetha said on November 6, 2014
    Hi I am an ayurvedic doc running a well established clinic from last 1 yr now I am planning to make it as a polyclinic were I am planning to introduce homeo reiki physiotherapy Thai massage acupressure and anyone having special qualification are invited and how much can i charge them can u plz advice.
  • Agnes Audu said on December 6, 2014
    Can someone who is not a medical person own a clinic? If yes, pls i will need a step by step advice on how to start one.
  • Harinarayan Meher said on January 2, 2015
    I am a b.pharma student having 4 year experience in pharma marketing. I want to open a small clinic with chemist with the help of doctor in my location .guide me on this
  • wis shrestha said on January 27, 2015
    hi, i am a Health Assistant known as paramedic here in Kathmandu Nepal. i am planning to run a well established polyclinic includes reception, emergency service, O.P.D service, lab, X-ray in the initial phage. Anyone interested to collaborate with me then please feel free to contact me at bishal141@yahoo.com or 9843627898.
  • asha said on February 10, 2015
    I am an ayurved practitioner n having own clinic at ako1la practicing as a gp. I want to practice as a gynaec what should I do kindly suggest me.
  • Alka Ahuja said on March 4, 2015
    I want to start a polyclinic in surya nagar(uttar pradesh). including homoeopathic consultant, dentist, ultrasonologst, ophthalmologist. what r d legal aspects I need to fulfill?
  • Mbuso said on March 12, 2015
    Hello @Faith Duke Dladla, please contact me on my email: mbathambuso0@gmail.com. I think I can assist you with starting a clinic
  • AMIT SHAW said on March 21, 2015
    how to start a poly clinic business in kolkata
  • dr krishna kumar das said on May 16, 2015
    dear sir, i am a pediatrician(MBBS, MD). i want to open a child care centre for managing patients on OPD basis in delhi. what are the legal aspects i need to fulfill? is there requirement of license for a registered medical practitioner for starting private OPD medical services?
  • sunil kumar said on June 30, 2015
    Dear sir, I am Sunil Kumar , I am a Ayurvedic doctor however since last 10 years I am working as Sales Training Manager in an Insurance company and now I want to start my clinic, kindly advise what would be right way to start the clinic. Regards Sunil Kumar
  • DR Rashmi said on August 20, 2015
    Hello, I am planning to start a new clinic for general practice in Chembur east, Mumbai. Please give me some guidelines. Regards
  • shobhana said on September 9, 2015
    which document license and certificate is needed and permission which medical equipment should be used in a simple poly clinic number of employ pls guide me
  • RAFIQUL ISLAM MULLICK said on January 30, 2016
    Dear sir, i am planning to stat a polyclinic in kolkata (gardan reach ) kol -700024.as i am medical field can u pl z me how to start and which point should i consider before starting the poly clinic.
  • melusi dlamini said on February 14, 2016
    Hi there, I'm Melusi Dlamini, a Registered Nurse living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa. I, now and for the longest time been very much interested to open up my own private clinic to help give back to my rural community back at home and also to try complement our public health services. I have drafted business plan, not well through finished, for this venture. I just need some tips, advises and help to really start up. Thank you!
  • Lovemore mtungama said on April 5, 2016
    I am not a clinician and i don't know anything about medicine but i am quite interested to open a private clinic.what can i do?
  • K K Bari said on April 11, 2016
    I want to open a polyclinic in a village in hooghly district, West Bengal, India. I want to know what is the rules and regulation to open a polyclinic, please help me.
  • Nafeesa said on April 14, 2016
    Please send me details like area, location and which specialty. hospitalconsultingservices@gmail.com.
  • alina khan said on August 17, 2017
    I am a physiotherapist and I open my clinic..but how can famous my clinic in online or off line also....in kolkata ...plzzz tell me ..thnku
  • Somnath Chatterjee said on June 5, 2018
    I am not a clinician and I don't know anything about medicine but how to start a polyclinic Please give me some guidelines. Regards
  • Dibakar chandra chanda said on December 17, 2018
    I want to open a polyclinic in a village in Hooghly District.But I have no experience about this job.I want to know the rules and regulations for opening a polyclinic.

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