How Do Optometrists Renegotiate Contracts?

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:08 AM

Checking in with yourself to make sure your career, team, and practice are on track is important. Maybe something you're doing isn't working for you anymore, you want to make a necessary change, or you deserve higher pay but are bound by a contract. Sometimes this means renegotiating finances in the form of your lease, corporate contract, or vendor agreements.

We searched through advice from ODs who have gone through renegotiation on how to advocate for themselves.

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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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