Table 1.

Ten Pearls for Practice Improvement

  1. Be the leader

  2. Choose a project that fits your practice

  3. Learn from the experience of others

  4. Get your coworkers invested and involved

  5. Communicate with them regularly

  6. Break your project into small, sequential steps

  7. Budget for the added expense; bill for the added service

  8. Test your assumptions and modify your plans

  9. Tell your tale: share your experience with others

  10. Find joy in the irrepressibility of change