Sep 19, 2019
Lorie Brown, RN, MN, JD,
speaks with Jason A. Duprat,
Entrepreneur, Healthcare Practitioner and Host of the
Healthcare Entrepreneur Academy
Podcast. Lorie is a
nurse attorney with multiple successful businesses including a
legal nurse consulting business, a law firm that represents
healthcare providers before licensing boards, and
empowerednurses.com to help nurses start their own businesses. Lori
speaks with Jason about how to protect your license and livelihood
as a healthcare practitioner.
did Lorie grow up and how did she transition into different
did working as a frustrated administrator propel her to going into
she started her own business, Lorie thought it would be easy
because everyone knew her. She learned she needed to earn their
Lorie has added staff, she’s consistently made more money. Hiring
helps propel your business forward.
are some challenges she faced as she started to bring people on
describes how she uses the Kolbe quiz to assess potential
are some of the most common themes that come up when it comes to
medical board issues or nursing board issues among practitioners or
- As a
nurse, you can always get another job but you can’t get another
does a small business owner go about creating policies and
procedures manuals and are they important?
cases have surprised Lorie?
are the different action steps the board can take against
the board revoke or suspend your license due to external matters
that have nothing to do with medicine?
are the state regulations when it comes to marijuana or
is Lorie’s advice for anyone who owns a private
3 Key Points:
- Medication is the number one
issue Lorie sees when it comes to medical
- Find a specialized healthcare
attorney who understands what you do.
- The board does not want you
taking any type of controlled substance.
my goal, to shorten the learning curve for other
people.” – Lorie
delete, or delegate.” –
you're working in your unique brilliance, that's where the money's
at.” – Lorie
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