4 Ways to Drive Your Optical Practice Growth

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 10, 2019 @ 13:09 PM

In the eyecare industry, thinking of new ways to increase profits and generate new patients can be difficult. For those optical practices looking to grow their business, but don’t know where to start, the path to business growth usually starts with setting long-term goals, supporting successful staff members, and leveraging technology and resources effectively.

This post explores four areas your practice can focus on to influence practice growth.

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Flowchart: Which Optical Software Is Compatible with Your Practice?

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Sep 05, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

Technology is used in every step of your workflow and optical dispensary these days. And everyone has different comfort levels when it comes to using modern technology. Choosing optical software can sometimes be intimidating when you aren't well-versed on data storing or cloud computing. With all of the options available for eyecare providers, how will you determine which technology is the best fit for your practice?

We've created a flow chart to help you determine which optical software technology is a good fit for you: client-server, cloud-hosted, or cloud-based. Answering these questions will get you closer to discovering which optical software might work best for your preferences.

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4 Superstar Qualities Your EHR Software Should Have

Posted by Tenzin Yulo on Tue, Aug 13, 2019 @ 13:08 PM

For those of you who already use an electronic health record (EHR), ask yourself a few questions. When was the last time you spoke to your EHR vendor? Do you remember when you accepted your vendor into your practice? If you don't think that you've established a close relationship with your vendor, that's probably not a good sign.

For those of you who are shopping for an EHR software, with so many vendors to choose from, it can get pretty overwhelming to figure out which is the perfect fit for your practice. We’ve compiled 4 superstar qualities an EHR vendor should have to make sure your practice is receiving top quality performance.

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Eyecare Software Through the Ages

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, May 30, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

We're curious to see how far we've come in terms of the software eyecare practices use. It wasn't too long ago that every optometrist was using paper filing, faxing, and other manual data entry methods to manage their health records, orders, prescriptions, and patient communication.

As you can imagine, conducting business by hand could lead to errors and frustrations. We're going to examine how automation and digitization have transformed the everyday workflow for optometrists. Maybe you'll notice a process you could optimize with the help of new technology?

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Budgeting for the Rest of 2019

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, May 23, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

As we approach the halfway mark of 2019, it's time to evaluate if your optometry practice is on track financially. Has your actual spending matched or exceeded your budget? Have you experienced any unexpected expenses?

Although reducing expenses is very important, we also think the first step is developing good money habits and understand which areas of your practice needs more investment.

Even if you have an accountant or consultant, it's a good idea to do quarterly financial reports to make sure everything is in order and see any trends. Today, we'll go over how to get yourself on track and make space for emergencies and expansion.

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