Hiring & Training Newbie Opticians in Your Practice

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

Opticians spend almost as much time with patients as the ODs. Hiring a new optician can be nerve-wracking, especially if the candidate is new to the profession. However, with the help of practice management technology and our expert tips, you can set your new hires up for success before they start. 

Well-executed training and on-boarding can help make sure your practice's profits and productivity don't suffer from the transition. No matter if your new hires have limited eyecare experience or are seasoned opticians, we've rounded up the best advice, methods, and tools to make sure your new hire fits seamlessly into your practice in no time.

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How to Design Your Practice Like Apple Designs Products

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Aug 09, 2018 @ 10:08 AM

Apple generates a well-deserved buzz around the design of its products year after year. The company blazed a path by choosing minimalist product design for maximum consumer appeal. With the aim of being user-friendly and streamlined, they focus on creating a product most consumers would find easy to navigate and visually appealing. How could you apply those principles to the design of your optometry practice?

Apple's mentality can transform the workflow, interior design, and frame board management of your practice quite easily. If you keep the patients' experience at the forefront of your mind, you could achieve the simplistic but nuanced aesthetic that patients respond well to. Read more for a detailed look into how you might attract more people to your products and boost sales like Apple.

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5 Steps to Help You Open Your Dream Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 11:06 AM

Owning your own practice is a dream many Optometrists hope to obtain someday. But, being a business owner isn't the right fit for everyone. In any career or job, there are pros and cons to each position. If you're considering your next career move as an Optometrist and are thinking about opening a practice cold, this is the resource for you. We've got 5 steps and 5 different articles to help you make the right decision. 

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Why Your Optometry Practice Needs to Analyze Reports

Posted by Madhu Singh on Tue, Jun 26, 2018 @ 08:06 AM

So, your optical practice is running smoothly thanks to electronic health records, a cloud-based practice management system, and a productive staff. How do you grow from there? Your next step is scaling your business. That's where generating and analyzing reports can come in handy.

With the right solutions, you can quickly create custom reports using the large volumes of data you already have at your disposal. With these reports, you get more insight into your accounts, testing frequency, insurance claims, patient flow, and productivity. If you want to strengthen or identify your optometry practice's weak points, data reports are crucial. Read on to find out the most important reasons you'll want to analyze reports to keep your practice flourishing.

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4 Reasons Why You Lose Your Best Eyecare Practice Employee

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Jun 07, 2018 @ 14:06 PM

If you've done your part in hiring or training a model employee who ended up leaving your practice after a few months, you're not alone. High turnover is a common concern among eyecare practices across the country. Even your top-performing employees can leave for a multitude of reasons including job satisfaction, salary, or lack of job growth. We understand that high retention and low staff turnover are necessary to maintain the efficiency of your eyecare practice.

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