Dealing With Unpaid Patient Balances In Your Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Thu, May 31, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

Your primary focus in working in an optometric practice is delivering the highest quality of care to your patients. However, your practice is also a business, which means it relies on collecting payment from insurance claims, patients purchasing frames from your optical dispensary, and sometimes from a patient after the exam.

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5 Negotiation Strategies To Increase Optical Dispensing Sales

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

Negotiating prices on your optical dispensary’s showroom floor can quickly turn into making an agreement that doesn’t help your optometric practice. While negotiation tactics often benefit the buyer, there are strategies that the seller can apply to ensure a mutually beneficial agreement.

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3 Secrets For Managing Your Optometric Practice Staff

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Thu, May 24, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

ODs can often attribute their success to their like-minded, hardworking staff. Unfortunately, a common challenge in the eyecare industry is hiring and managing staff members. High turnover rates make running an effective optometric practice difficult because of the challenges of training while continuing to operate on a full schedule. Below are some tips to help you manage your staff more effectively to avoid burnout and boost morale.

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5 First-round Interview Questions To Ask When Hiring An Optometrist

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, May 01, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

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.

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5 Online Certifications to Help Your Eyecare Practice Grow

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 @ 15:04 PM

Running your eyecare practice like the small business that it is can be challenging without having any business, management, or entrepreneurial training. While you yourself can't be an expert at everything, having a general understanding of fundamental business functions will help your business thrive. In this list of online certifications, we've got a little something for everyone whether you want to be more educated on accounting basics, human resource management, or social media marketing. Let's take a look.

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