Outfitting a doctor’s practice is a very long, tedious project that costs tons of money. When you’re working on making the selections necessary to re-outfit a practice or to get one up and running, you will have a lot of important things to consider. Take a look at just a few of the following critical parts of the shopping process.
Pricing and Products That Are Available
Regardless of whether you’re hunting for lab setups, large equipment or comfortable chairs to go in your waiting room, shopping is going to take some time. You’ll need to evaluate different distributors by what they have to offer you. Do they have a large selection of furniture in various price and quality ranges? Do they carry the particular manufacturer you trust when you’re searching for specific equipment? These are just some of the qualities you’ll want to consider.
Services They Can Offer
You’ll also want to check to see what services the company you are working with has to offer. You’ll want to see what additional things they can help with when they deliver? Will they be involved with any of the set up and any trouble shooting? Do they drop off boxes in a room and then leave for the next delivery? Are there additional fees with your doctor office setups that you need to be made aware of?
Time of Year Purchasing
Another key factor that needs to be considered when you are shopping for your set up is if it’s near the end of the year. If you can make sizeable purchases in that last quarter you’ll be able to see tax benefits from them right away. It’s a good way to use some of your practice’s money to help further the business and to help you catch a break when you file with the IRS.