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COVID Vaccines and Business Survival with Dr. Darren Waters

Cheers To Business

Release Date: 12/22/2020

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Karen talks with Dr. Darren Waters, owner and Medical Director of Greater Mobile Urgent Care. Dr. Waters discusses the challenges and opportunities to his Urgent Care practices when the COVID virus and lockdowns disrupted his normal clinical operations. Then Dr. Waters gives us the 411 on the new COVID vaccines. Plus, Karen talks with Dr. Waters about his sharp entrepreneur instincts, partnering with a family member, and the most challenging issues at GMUC since March of 2020.

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On this episode, Karen talks with Dr. Darren Waters, owner and Medical Director of Greater Mobile Urgent Care. Dr. Waters discusses the challenges and opportunities that presented themselves to his Urgent Care practices when the COVID virus and lockdowns disrupted his normal clinical operations. Without laying off any employees, GMUC weathered low patient numbers, massive changes to the daily operations, and all the business unknowns to find new revenue streams while still delivering quality healthcare during a pandemic. Then Dr. Waters gives us the 411 on the new COVID vaccines being distributed throughout the U.S. Plus, Karen talks with Dr. Waters about his sharp entrepreneur instincts, partnering with a family member, and the most challenging issues at GMUC since March of 2020.


Key Takeaways

- If you find a need, fill that need, and make it available for a fair price, you have a business.

- There is opportunity in entropy and crisis.

- There is a lack of access to primary care in Lower Alabama, and urgent care bridges that gap.

- In a business crisis, you've got to find another niche, another way to get by. You have to be very fluid and adaptive.

 

Learn More About DocRX

DocRx is a family-oriented company dedicated to tailor operational solutions for patient health and compliance programs that increases the quality and efficiency of patient-centered care and always with the mission of the patient's health 1st. With over ten years of experience helping doctors and their patients with diagnostic testing, patient monitoring, medical supplies, compliance, wholesale pharmacy, physician dispensing billing, and more.

DocRx is your patient and health compliance solution, both under one roof. To find out how DocRx can help your hospital, pharmacy, or physicians office see all their services at DocRx.com.