Case Study: Dr. Ali's Secrets to a Successful Optometry Workflow

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, May 20, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

Practice management and EHR software can make or break your workflow. Uprise was designed by consulting real-life ODs to insure that information is communicated seamlessly throughout their optometry practices. But don't take our word for it; let's hear from an OD who has been using Uprise for over a year.

We talked to Dr. Shazeen Ali to find out why she was in the market for a new EHR solution and whether Uprise fulfilled her needs. Read on to find out how you could save time, shorten your onboarding process, and retain happy employees.

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The Ultimate List of Vision Charities for the Eyecare Industry

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, May 19, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

It’s important to give back to your community, whether as an individual or as a practice. When you find and contribute to a charity that aligns with your values as an eyecare leader, it can reduce stress, increase happiness, and improve self-esteem for your entire staff and patient base.

Whether you donate your time, your money, or your support, finding a way for your practice to give back to a cause will also improve the way your community and peers look at you and your practice. The team at The Optical Journal listed out 97 vision charities for you to browse. When looking for a charity to support, we recommend first listing out your budget, the geographic area you'd like to help, and any particular values your team supports.

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Keep Your Eyecare Practice Safe & Give to Charity

Posted by Madhu Singh on Mon, May 18, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

Right now, KN95 and CDC-compliant masks are not only scarce, but expensive due to high demand. For those practices that have reopened, they need upwards of 10 masks a day to keep their staff and patients safe from disease. That's why ODs on Facebook developed a partnership solution with Bloom Med Supply to source approved, cost-effective masks for eyecare professionals and patients.
 
They wanted to continue their charity outreach in some way, so they have vowed to donate their portion of proceeds to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Keep reading to see their discounted price, the charity that the group chose, and purchase masks for your practice ASAP.
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How to Market Your Eyecare Practice Reopening

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, May 14, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

After almost 2 months of closure, optometry practices are slowly reopening in many states. While this means imposing new sanitation requirements and safety measures to protect patients and staff, it also means letting patients know that you're back in business.

Because competition for patients is high right now, you'll need to make sure your practice's reopening messaging stands out from other practices in your area.

We want to ease some of the burden by providing some of our ideas for marketing your reopening.

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Productively Billing in Your Practice without Patients

Posted by Shane Shepherd on Wed, May 13, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

Shane Shepherd shows how you can take free time to clear up your aging correctly. 

A good friend of mine, who was also once my employer and mentor, was always ready with a quip or little pearls of wisdom. These were often in the form of a quick thought, rather than a long dissertation, but still held the ability to change a body’s perspective once reflected upon.  

In this particular instance, we had just held a meeting about some of the larger initiatives we wanted to tackle. On a busy August day, as we each ran around the office like little army ants, we stopped to offer each other a few encouraging words. John McCormick looks at me says “Man, if it weren’t for these pesky patients, we could actually get something done.” Both of us instantly recognized the accuracy as well as the irony of his statement.

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