• Molly Ramsay

Starting My Own Practice with Kara DeLacy



Episode Summary


We have Kara DeLacy back on the show for today’s episode. Kara is a family nurse practitioner based in Boise, Idaho. On this occasion, she shares why she decided to become a nurse practitioner after being a registered nurse for five years.


Kara walks us through opening her own practice center just before the pandemic started. Her experience navigating through COVID without putting at risk her mission: provide comprehensive, excellent care for families.


The difficulties, obstacles, and advantages of establishing her own business are valuable insights to someone that wants to go the same way as Kara did. Please tune in!




Today’s Guest

Kara DeLacy is a family nurse practitioner certified by the board of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.


Based in Boise, Idaho, Kara loves to travel the world and got into healthcare at a really young age starting as a rehab technician all the way into nursing school.


She opened her own business, Riverstone Family Health, six weeks before the shutdown caused by the pandemic in 2020, where she brings her passion for health care and comprehensive wellness to her patients to life.



Key Take-Aways

  • The pros and cons of opening your own business in the healthcare industry.

  • Differences between working in a Hospital Setting and an Independent Practice Setting.

  • Kara’s main driver for establishing her own practice.

  • Adapting to the new normal COVID brought and the importance of tailoring your services to each patient.


Resources


https://www.linkedin.com/in/kara-delacy-53540b62

https://riverstonefamilyhealth.com/



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