How to Keep Your Most Valuable Eyecare Practice Employees

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Aug 18, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

When you land a valuable and loyal employee in your eyecare practice it's important to be able to meet their needs and keep them around for more than a few years. With many practices, employee turnover can be high, and higher turn over is going to cost you more money in hiring and training new employees. Which is why you'll do almost everything you can in order to hang on to those employees that you value the most.

We've got 4 tips that we think will help you create a stellar practice atmosphere, and if you can create a place that your employees want to be you should be one step closer to keeping them around for the long haul. 

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Optometric Practice Tips to Make an OD's Life Easier

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Jul 28, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

The life of an OD is hectic even when patients aren't undergoing exams. Whether you run a single OD practice, collaborate with multiple ODs in a single location, or fill the need of a retail location, the long hours, working weekends, and unpredictable patient schedule can take a toll on the OD's life, stress levels, and ability to provide unobstructed care.

When running an optometric practice, there are a few strategies that can help take some of the stress off of your day-to-day activities and to make your life easier.

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5 First-round Interview Questions To Ask When Hiring An Optometrist

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Mon, Jul 27, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

The staff you hire is a reflection of how you deliver care to your community. The wrong hire for any position in your optometric practice can create tension between your staff and your patients. When it comes time to hire an associate OD for your optometric practice, you want to ask thoughtful questions that will ensure that the associate OD will get along with your staff and be committed to giving the patients in your community the best care possible.

Hiring an associate OD may require a few rounds of interviews to feel confident that you’re selecting the best candidate for your patients, practice, and staff. Here are a few questions you could ask during the first round of interviews.

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Things That Drive Patients From Your Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Mon, Jun 08, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

For your optometric practice success, it’s essential that you maintain a steady stream of patients scheduling appointments and purchasing from your frame boards.

However, many factors drive your existing patients from your optometric practice, increasing your patient churn rate. Many of these reasons could be out of your control, but there are some ways to reduce churn rate. This post identifies three reasons patients leave your optometric practice that you can address.

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Are These Time Constraints Destroying Your Office Workflow?

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, May 26, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

In your practice, time is money. The need to optimize your office workflow to allow more patients to move through your practice results in more claims and more revenue. When it comes to looking at ways to improve your office workflow, your practice must first look at the inefficiencies that are keeping your practice from successfully optimizing your workflow and maximizing your patient schedule.

This post highlights some of the more common inefficiencies that an optometry practice faces.

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