Educating Patients on the Value of Your Dispensary

Posted by Megan Ludzenski on Mon, Jun 29, 2020 @ 14:06 PM

One of the biggest problems facing independent optometrists is the threat of online retailers, like 
Warby Parker. By providing the convenience of shopping for frames online, many consumers ar
e turning away from your dispensary and into the open arms of cheaper online frame companies. We have stressed in the past the importance of educating your patients on the value of getting frames from a licensed optician in order to combat online retailers.

Today, we want to share with you some optometry blog resources you can use to develop talking points that will help you educate your patients of the truth: the best glasses come from your dispensary.

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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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Case Study: Dr. Ali's Secrets to a Successful Optometry Workflow

Posted by Madhu Singh on Wed, May 20, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

Practice management and EHR software can make or break your workflow. Uprise was designed by consulting real-life ODs to insure that information is communicated seamlessly throughout their optometry practices. But don't take our word for it; let's hear from an OD who has been using Uprise for over a year.

We talked to Dr. Shazeen Ali to find out why she was in the market for a new EHR solution and whether Uprise fulfilled her needs. Read on to find out how you could save time, shorten your onboarding process, and retain happy employees.

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7 Not So Common Questions During an EHR Software Demo

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, May 12, 2020 @ 08:05 AM

We wrote an article overviewing the most common questions that our sales team gets asked during software demos. While we were getting together the most common questions, we were also able to comprise some of the uncommon questions. This will give you a little more insight into the Uprise software and will help you brainstorm different types of questions to ask during any of your next software demos.

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How a SWOT Analysis Can Help Your Optometry Practice

Posted by Madhu Singh on Tue, Apr 28, 2020 @ 10:04 AM

Although ECPs usually don't have a business background, some business savvy is required in order to stay relevant in the ever-changing eyecare industry. Companies conduct SWOT analyses when they're moving into new markets, looking to expand their user base, or assessing their position.

Your optometry practice can figure out areas for improvement, develop campaigns to rise above competitors, and figure out its overall value to patients with the help of tools like a SWOT analysis.

We'll show you how to conduct a SWOT analysis for where your optometry practice stands in relation to your competition, locally and nationally.

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