Infographic: How the Right Software Solves Optometry Roadblocks

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Jan 21, 2021 @ 08:01 AM

Taking stock of what can be improved in your practice should be a common occurrence, but there isn't always time to address and develop long-term solutions. No matter how many members of staff are in your practice, the amount of patient care work that has to be done daily can prevent you from conducting research into better business solutions.

We've been listening to these common problems through online forums, conversations at tradeshows, and interviews, and we wanted to offer a few software features that could be the answer to some of your concerns.

It's been awhile since we've provided you a downloadable infographic to share with your peers and your staff. Here are a few ways that you can address common roadblocks, issues, or obstacles you face in your day-to-day work as an eyecare provider presented as a simple infographic:

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Increasing Patient Visits in December with Patient Recall

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Dec 01, 2020 @ 08:12 AM

The end of the year can be a very busy time for your eyecare practice. Children and college-aged students usually have time off from school to book appointments, and parents are figuring out how to get the most out of their insurance and flex plan spending. If you really want to jumpstart your end of year sales, you should be utilizing automated patient recall to remind your patients to use up those flex dollars before it is too late.

If you don't have an automated patient recall software in your practice, there are other ways that you can promote end of year flex spending to your patients. Take a look at these 15 examples of flex benefits advertising that you can implement in your office. And keep reading to see how to deliver the right message.

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Hidden Telemedicine Opportunities for ODs

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, Nov 25, 2020 @ 08:11 AM

The obvious benefits of offering telemedicine visits are keeping patients out of your practice waiting room, reducing exposure for your staff, and being accessible to low-mobility patients. We've covered how telehealth moves your practice forward and prepares you to go remote if needed. Now, we want to shine a light on a few more opportunities that telehealth opens your practice and your individual OD career up to. 

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Prepare Your Eyecare Practice for Data Migration

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, Nov 18, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

Getting your team on board with switching to an EHR that actually supports your practice's needs and growth is the first step. Then, you shop for an EHR that fits all the requirements, with your team's buy-in. 

But after that, how do you embark on the task of migrating your existing patient data to the new system? It can be scary to go into the process blind. Most data migration is managed differently from vendor to vendor, but there are a few basic steps that stay the same.

In today's blog, we're going over what you might need to know before starting migration so that you feel secure and prepared. Feel free to share this with the implementation leader in your practice.

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4 Ways Your EHR Software is as Scary as Halloween

Posted by Sharon Chin on Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 08:10 AM

Halloween may scream commercialism to many these days, but I still find it the most dreading time of the year. Scary-looking masks and haunted houses can give me a fright even though they aren’t real.

But what a lot of doctors dread in their office is very real: software. EHR software that isn't designed for the needs and workflow of eyecare practices can halt efficiency. Don’t let your EHR scare you with how slow, ineffective, and hard to use it can be. If your system has shown the following signs from the start, it’s time to switch your EHR:

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