The Path to Owning It

How to Realize Your Healthcare Practice Ownership Dreams by Provide

Where established and aspiring healthcare practice owners can gain the tools they need from dental, veterinary, and other industry leaders to take their practice ownership dreams into their own hands.

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FEATURED: Episode 11

The great debate: To start or acquire a practice? aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

With Rich Andrus, Mark Haslip, and David Haynes

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Episode 10

Does your dental equipment need an upgrade? Why now's the time to purchase. aaaaaaaaaaaa

With Ileana Cruz

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Episode 9

Should I own the commercial real estate for my healthcare practice? aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

With Mike Jorgenson

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About the host

Corey Brown is a marketing leader at Provide and is responsible for the strategy and execution of marketing efforts related to our partners and vendors.

Brown graduated from The Ohio State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science and received his real estate license in 2010. Embracing his love for sales and management, Corey became the first outside sales team member – and eventually call center leader – for a large local dentist. Led by Corey, his team focused on appointment conversion, efficiency, and quality and patient recruitment through marketing collaboration efforts and community events. Corey also developed internal and external campaigns to drive company goals and objectives, in addition to consulting on acquiring a second practice, dental software, pricing structures, hiring, equipment purchases, office updates, and more.

Realizing his passion for healthcare practice marketing, Corey joined Provide’s Marketing team in January 2022.

About Provide

Founded in 2013, Provide is a fast-growing national fintech company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an office in Columbus, Ohio, and experts nationwide.

Provide financially empowers healthcare providers to achieve their practice ownership dreams through a streamlined, completely online finance experience and personalized customer service. Their integrated suite of financial products makes opening, running, and expanding a healthcare practice easier, giving providers back their time and energy to focus on what matters most: their patients.

In August 2021, Provide became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, operating as an independent business line. Learn more at, and join the conversation on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok.

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1. Why now is a great time to buy your dream healthcare practice, with Matthew Christie

Provide's regional director of finance lays out key factors to consider before buying a dental or veterinary practice. 

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2. Should you remodel your healthcare practice? With Casey Lear and Jason Schneller

From both a construction and financing perspective, there's tons of upside to remodeling your dental or veterinary practice.

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3. How digital technology can elevate your dental practice, with Jess Webb

From "smart mirrors" to automated appointment booking, new technology can increase efficiency and convenience.

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4. How a dental buyer advocate can help you buy the right practice, with Brian Hanks

The owner of tells us what a buyer advocate can do for prospective practice owners.

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5. What's causing the veterinarian shortage in the U.S. – and how to navigate it, with David Soto

While pet ownership is on the rise, the U.S. is experiencing a shortage of veterinarians. Hear how this reality is actually full of opportunity for aspiring animal hospital owners.

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6. Marketing efforts to convert and increase your patient volume, with Mike Shoun

If you’re looking to grow your practice by increasing your patient base, marketing is an essential step in the process. Learn how to create the practice you’ve always dreamed of by utilizing these tried-and-true tools from one of the best in the business.

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7. Entrepreneurship and how to turn a dream into a business, with Andrew Bennett

Do you have aspirations of leading a team and building a business you’re proud of, but aren’t sure how to turn those dreams into a successful company? Learn how to do just that, along with the origin story of Provide – the lender changing healthcare practice finance – from the man who was there beside the company’s co-founders from the beginning.

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8. How to maximize insurance reimbursement rates and increase revenue for your dental practice, with Ben Tuinei

Dealing with insurance carriers can be a daunting task – but it doesn’t have to be. We sat down with an expert in dental insurance fee negotiations, Ben Tuinei, to learn how to successfully negotiate reimbursements and implement simple practices to boost your revenue.

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9. Should I own the commercial real estate for my healthcare practice? With Mike Jorgenson

Join us as Mike Jorgenson, regional director at CARR Healthcare Realty, walks us through the pros and cons of owning versus leasing the commercial real estate for your healthcare practice to determine the best option for you.

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10. Does your dental equipment need an upgrade? Why now's the time to purchase, with Ileana Cruz

Listen as Ileana Cruz with Patterson Dental shares her insights when it comes to purchasing dental equipment for your practice and why you should make the investment before year's end.

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11. The great debate: To start or acquire a practice? With Rich Andrus, Mark Haslip, and David Haynes

Do you have dreams of owning a practice but aren’t sure which route to ownership you should take? Learn the pros and cons of both starting a new and acquiring an established practice from industry experts.

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