Madhu Singh

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Opening an Optometry Practice Cold

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Dec 06, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

Like many entrepreneurs, optometrists can work toward the goal of starting and owning an independent practice one day. The benefits of owning your own practice only begin with working for yourself. You can also control the messaging, branding, hiring, and overall direction of the practice over the years.

Of course, starting any business can be scary if you feel unprepared or don't have as much business background as you'd like. For most ODs, handling the finances and operational tasks of opening a practice can cause them to give up before they've given it a shot. That's why we've compiled all of our best information to prepare you for the reality of starting your own eyecare practice cold in this master post.

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Salary Requirements for Optometry Staff

Posted by Madhu Singh on Tue, Dec 04, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

Doing some research on the average salary or range for your job title is a good idea before interviewing for new jobs, hiring a new staff member, or entering an industry. We know you want to position yourself as an attractive practice for top-skilled candidates, so we're here to help.

We hope this can be a good jumping off point for any pay rise discussions or those who are opening a new practiceAs with all salaries, these vary based on the median income of the location. 

Use Glassdoor to specify the salary range for your specific city, state, or company. Let us know if you have any hiring tips or tricks in the comments below.

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Be Ready for MIPS in 2019 with Uprise

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

We've been posting about regulatory change surrounding MIPS since 2016. If you didn't already know, the MIPS rules are changing yet again in 2019. For practices that qualify to attest for reimbursement, this means using 2015 certified software moving forward. 

It's your optometry software's job to take care of the administrative work, so you should choose a solution that will handle your MIPS needs while retaining your data security. Uprise practice management and EHR software is 2015 certified to automatically comply with MIPS rules.

Read on to find out how Uprise could make your life easier in a changing landscape.

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The Ultimate Guide to Optometry Marketing in the US

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 @ 13:11 PM

When you think about marketing in terms of optometry, you probably imagine flyers or advertisements to attract patients to your practice. However, marketing also includes how your optical team positions your products, understands the desires and motivations of your existing patients, and builds your digital presence

For every facet of marketing, we have created blog posts to report on competitor trends, provide solutions to common hurdles, and step-by-step guides to growing your practice.

With over 7 years of research, insight, and engagement in the optical marketing space in the US, we're sure we have resources to answer all of your burning questions. Read on to see all our information on how to get a handle on successfully marketing your practice to local patients and growing your profits.

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NEW Insurance Revenue Kit for ODs

Posted by Madhu Singh on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

When it comes to claim management, there are many niche terms, coding, processes, denial reasons, and information to know. We have created ebooks to help you make more money on your claims, compiled the top reasons your claims get denied, and provided you with plenty of tips on optometric billing through this blog.

However, we wanted you to have our most valuable pieces of information as well as bespoke worksheets and graphs in one place so you can adopt the best vision claim management solutions in 2019. Therefore, keep reading to receive our full Insurance Revenue Kit for ODs.

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