Denise Deverelle Crown

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The Difference of Working in a One-door vs. Two-door State

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

We were talking to Dr. Maria Sampalis from Corporate Optometry Careers about one-door and two-door states, when it occurred to me that there is not a lot written on this topic aside from state regulations dripping in legalese.

If you're thinking about a career in a corporate practice, which is a great option for new ODs, it helps to understand what your business will look like under either model. Then, you can establish which state you'd want to set up shop.

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It’s Time For Smart EHR Software

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Mon, Sep 25, 2017 @ 10:09 AM

These days, most optometrists use EHR software. In fact, 80% of the market has one. Initially, an EHR attempted to replace paper, and that was a great help to make data easily searchable, and reduce the physical area paper files take up. Optomaps and other devices that allow your practice to generate revenue have replaced the bank of filing cabinets.

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How Your Optical Dispensing Services Compare to Online Retailers

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 @ 14:06 PM

My Zenni’s have arrived.

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One of the Best Business Resources for Optometric Practices

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 09:06 AM

 

All the years of clinical training you completed make you a legitimate eyecare expert, but putting that into practice and turning those skills into a successful business is a whole other matter. In this post, I’ll reveal one of the best resources for turning your optometric practice into a successful business.

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How Your Optical Dispensing Services May Beat Online Retailers

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 15:05 PM

For the past few months, I’ve seen primetime commercials for Zenni Optical eyeglasses from $6.95. Since startups advertising on primetime TV is a clear signal of a venture-backed company, I decided to check them out. Following a short online search, I discovered that Zenni was founded in San Francisco in 2003 by two scientists. The lab is rumored to be in China.

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