July 15, 2022

Employee Handbooks

Hiring, managing, and firing employees can be a challenging process. Employee handbooks are one tool you can use to let employees know the rules of the office. However, if not drafted correctly or if not followed consistently, employee handbooks can do more harm than good.

July 11, 2022

The Associate Buy-In

In our last post, we looked at dental partnerships in general. One specific type of partnership that is worth some additional attention is the associate buy-in. This is where an associate begins working for a more experienced dentist, with the promise of an eventual partnership or full ownership of the…

July 8, 2022

Dental Partnerships

Dental partnerships can be rewarding, but there are also potential pitfalls. This is especially true without a carefully crafted partnership agreement. You will want to tailor your partnership for your specific situation. The following are just some of the important terms you may want to consider when entering into a…

July 5, 2022

Can I Terminate An Associate Agreement?

Whether you are an employer looking to fire an associate, or else an associate looking to leave your current position, you need to be careful in how you terminate an associate agreement. Most  associate agreements have a termination provision.  This will outline the steps you should take in order to…

June 28, 2022

Is My Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable?

A non-compete agreement is a standard provision in healthcare contracts.  Non-competes are in nearly every employment agreement and practice sale agreement.  These agreements also often include other restrictive covenants, such as non-solicitation agreements.  The non-solicitation provisions often prevent a doctor from poaching patients and staff.  However, the non-compete agreement prevents…

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