The Financial Guide: Recovering Financially in Eyecare

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, Aug 05, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

If you're new to The Financial Guide series, we noticed that business management and finance aren't usually courses included in optometry school. So, we wanted to help fill the knowledge gap by providing resources that can guide eyecare practice finances without hiring a financial advisor. With the unprecedented events of 2020 so far, lost revenue is on the mind of many practice owners.

So, you've already created your variance reports and determined how behind you might be in revenue in relation to July of 2019. Now, we want you to create an action plan for recovering from the depression in revenue with these few tips.

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Why Optometrists Should Create Variance Reports in 2020

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Jul 30, 2020 @ 09:07 AM

No matter your level of financial background, you usually set a budget for the month, quarter, or year and try to stick to it. However, what happens when there is a natural disaster or pandemic that requires you to close your practice for long periods of time? The actual expenses and profit you make most likely vary drastically from what you expected. 

That's why we think that running variance reports every month for the rest of 2020 will help optometrists understand their finances to build their profits back up. We'll go through how to run these reports and where exactly you can implement change based on them in today's blog.

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Announcing Weave Integration Within Uprise EHR and PM

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 @ 10:07 AM

Excellent patient communication in 2020 can build and restore relationships, clearly communicate the procedures and values of your practice, and ensure that you're able to adapt and implement any necessary changes. That's why we're happy to announce that Uprise integrates with a patient communication tool that ODs love, Weave.

Weave software integrates with Uprise EHR and Practice Management to provide a seamless patient experience that's also headache-free for your entire staff. Here's what you can expect:

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How Optometric Practice Owners Can Achieve Work-life Balance

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Jul 21, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

As a solo optometric practice owner, you juggle many jobs throughout the day; from CEO, to doctor, to manager, to marketer, to salesperson. But, outside of work, you also have responsibilities to yourself, your friends, and your family. As a parent, friend, sibling, or spouse, you have to focus your time and energy on managing those relationships and ensuring that at the end of the day, you're achieving an optimized work-life balance.

To help you make the most out of the time at the office, we put some put some time management tips together.

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How Dr. Sako Finds Community within Eyecare

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Jun 18, 2020 @ 10:06 AM

After any optometrist experiences a setback or period of uncertainty, they emerge with new ideas, lessons, and avenues for growth. It's beneficial for all eyecare professionals to disseminate these ideas across coworkers and the eyecare community to share their advice.

We wanted to hear about how ODs manage their adaptable practice, so we interviewed 4 different optometrists for our ebook, Building an Adaptable Eyecare Practice. 

Dr. Sako discusses how he learned the true importance of OD networking and investing in staff during reopening his practice after shelter-in-place mandates. Below, we're sharing a small excerpt of some of the things we talk about in our latest ebook.

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