Janelle Pauli

Recent Posts

6 Holiday Event Ideas for Your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Nov 23, 2020 @ 10:11 AM

Every business owner likes to treat their employees a nice party or gathering during the holidays. But, tight budgets can sometimes make it difficult to do as much as you would like.

Luckily, there are plenty of budget-friendly options out there to help you and your team get in the holiday spirit, all while having a little bit of fun. We'll provide a few ideas that you can customize to your staff's needs and interests here. Some of these can be converted to virtual or distanced events while necessary or booked in advance for 2021 fun.

Read More

5 Steps to Train Your Staff with No Eyecare Experience

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 17, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

There might be a time in your eyecare practice when you fall in love with a job candidate that seems to have all the things that you're looking for, except experience working in an eyecare office or maybe even in a healthcare practice at all.

While this could give you some pause as to whether or not you want to move forward with this candidate, we want to offer up some training ideas that will help you effectively train someone who doesn't have the experience, but has a strong willingness to learn. 

Read More

How Staff Certifications Will Create the Best Team in the Eyecare Industry

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 10, 2020 @ 10:11 AM

This article from the AOA discusses the benefits staff certification can have for your patients and your practice. If you have a team of staff that is 100% paraoptometric certified, it lets your community and patients know that your practice is committed to providing the highest level of patient care.

After seeing the AOA's great post, we wanted to revisit an article we wrote a while back, Why Paraoptometric Certification is a Worthy Investment.

Read More

How to Pick an EHR Software Implementation Leader for Your Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 03, 2020 @ 11:11 AM

Something that we talk about being an important piece of the implementation puzzle is having someone on your staff be the team leader.

But do you know who on your team would be the best leader and have enough bandwidth to devote to the task? We've come up with a few key characteristics we think make up the person who is most suited to lead your team towards implementation and training success.

Read More

How to Get Through the EHR Implementation Haunted House Alive

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Oct 26, 2020 @ 10:10 AM

So many doctors are nervous to make the switch to electronic health records. We understand that change can be a scary thing, especially a change this big. Making the switch to a new EHR is not only going to be a big investment, but it will also affect the current flow of your practice. But, with the right EHR, the benefits your practice will receive down the road will outweigh the difficulties that may arise while you get started with a new system.

With Halloween right around the corner, we wanted to compare the process of EHR implementation to walking through a haunted house. There may be unexpected events that jump out and scare you, but there is always a way around each obstacle and a light at the end of the tunnel.

Read More