Practice Management

An Optometrist's Guide to Successful Medical Referrals

A reciprocal referral relationship not only deepens your level of patient care, but can bring a slew of new patients into your eyecare...

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Practice Management

How 'The Bachelorette' is Like Finding the Right PM System for Optometrists

Sometimes there's a reason that certain reality shows gain popularity in the US. Aside from being edited to always end on a cliffhanger,...

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Practice Management

Hiring & Training Newbie Opticians in Your Practice

Opticians spend almost as much time with patients as the ODs. Hiring a new optician can be nerve-wracking, especially if the candidate is...

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Practice Management

Stop Patients from Flaking with These Proven Strategies

It's no secret that missed appointments are a source of frustration to every eyecare practice. Missed appointments waste staff time,...

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Practice Management, Practice Efficiency, Technology

7 Solutions to Take Your Eye Care Practice to the Next Level

Increasing efficiency and boosting profits are the biggest goals for any business, but creating a strong and profitable optical dispensary...

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Practice Management, Optical Dispensing, Coding & Billing

5 Questions Every Eye Care Practice Should Ask Themselves

It takes a lot of work just to develop, manage, and maintain a practice. So considering what to do when you want to take your practice to...

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Practice Management, Marketing and Social Media

How to Generate More Patients for Your Optometric Practice

Growing your patient base in optometry can be a challenge when you consider direct, local competitors as well as online glasses and contact...

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Practice Management, Staff Management

Training Small Eyecare Practices on a New PM System

Small practices don’t usually get to enjoy the budget and resources that large practices have access to. When it comes to training with a...

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Practice Management, Uprise EHR & PM

Is Your Staff Disrupting Your Patient Scheduling?

Your appointment schedule defines your day. In an optometric practice, having a full schedule means more money that you can use to invest...

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Practice Management, Customer Service

How to Fulfill Patient Needs with Eyecare Services

We all have basic needs for food, water, and shelter. These must be satisfied at certain times of day and are usually both predictable and...

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Practice Management, EHR Software, Resources

5 Tips for Effective EHR Training

If you’re like most modern practices, converting to a new Electronic Health Records (EHR) software system is in your cards, especially if...

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Practice Management, Practice Efficiency, Resources

How to Keep Your Most Valuable Eyecare Practice Employees

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...

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Practice Management, Practice Efficiency, Resources

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

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...

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Practice Management, Resources, Technology

The Financial Guide: Investing as an Optometrist

Some practices, especially those that have had about 5-10 years to establish themselves within their community, find themselves with an...

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Practice Management, Resources

Opening an Optometry Practice Cold

Like many entrepreneurs, optometrists can work toward the goal of starting and owning an independent practice one day. The benefits of...

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Practice Management, Resources, Business Management, Staff Management

NEW EBOOK: Building an Adaptable Eyecare Practice

Uncertainty is tough on a practice owner. On top of taking swift action to preserve the financial life of your practice, optometrists need...

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