10 Things to Know about EHR Software Implementation and Training

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Sep 03, 2020 @ 09:09 AM

When you're in the market for new practice management and EHR software there are a wide variety of questions you'll have when talking with different vendors. You'll want to know about the technology the software is built on, specific functionality features, costs, and integrated tools.

Something that can be critical to the success of a new software in your practice is the implementation, training, and support processes by the vendor. So it's crucial not to ignore these important questions during your EHR software buying journey.

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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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Remote Work Series: Adapting to Rapid Change

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, Apr 29, 2020 @ 09:04 AM

Unprecedented times call for adaptability and creativity, which can help strengthen your practice. Especially when there is no immediate end to government regulations and mandates, it's better if your practice implements changes quickly to mitigate profit loss. Dr. Barker said it best when she stated that "remote patient care has been interesting and has pushed us to be creative and quick on our feet".

That's why we want to focus on the ways you can enact change quickly with minimal disruptions to your staff motivation, sales, and patient satisfaction.

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Practice Makes Perfect: Optometry Office Software Training

Posted by Stefanie Pielahn on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 @ 18:02 PM

Taking on a new optometry office software to do everything in your office is a big task, luckily it comes with training! Everybody knows great training will make your experience getting used to the new software so much easier, but still it’s a big undertaking to get everyone up to speed and more importantly, feeling comfortable and confident with the new tool for when you debut it with patients in the office. Here are a few tips that will make training more successful, more realistic, and also much more enjoyable.

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Is Now the Right Time to Make an Optometry Software Switch?

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 @ 18:02 PM

Making a change in your eyecare practice isn't a decision you make overnight. Something big, like a software change, can lead to a series of changes for your practice, so making the decision usually comes after a build up of complaints or inefficiencies with your current system or workflow.

We have found a few different reasons that it might be time to make a software change in your practice. If you're suffering from one or more of these problems in your practice, now could be the right time to start evaluating new optometry software options.

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