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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
As a business owner you're going to make mistakes. But the silver lining in making mistakes is that it ultimately helps your business grow and overcome hurdles. You don't want to experience the same mistakes over and over again, but learning from failures really can be a good thing. Today we are going to share 4 steps to take to help you and your team overcome and learn from mistakes in your office. Going through these steps will help you avoid the same mistakes in the future and come out on the right side of failure.Read More
The staff you hire is a reflection of how you deliver care to your community. The wrong hire for any position in your optometric practice can create tension between your staff and your patients. When it comes time to hire an associate OD for your optometric practice, you want to ensure that you’re asking thoughtful questions that will ensure that the associate OD will get along with your staff and be committed to giving the patients in your community the best care possible.Read More