Optometry Staff Compensation Averages
How well do you pay your staff? Studies have shown that job satisfaction is key to keeping staff in your optometry practice, but money is a close second. Successful optometrists who are also the CEOs of their practice know the importance of compensating staff fairly and equitably for their market … Continue reading
Offer online scheduling for patients’ convenience
Some people love change–it’s part of their DNA and makes them who they are. Some people easily tire of the stress and frustrations that come along with change. If you are the latter, you may be ready for retirement. If you are an optometrist and CEO of your practice, you … Continue reading
All optometry practices should have a “body piercings” policy
What do you do with an employee who has a post through two sections of her ear and a quarter-sized gauge in her earlobe? The younger generation of staff members are more likely to have body piercings that may or may not be suitable for a healthcare facility, and, more … Continue reading
Locum tenen is a good solution for the busy optometrist
When a doctor needs to take an extended leave from work, the remaining doctors in the practice may try to take on the additional patients among themselves. However, the level of patient care may suffer as they work longer hours or add an extra day each week. Under the increased … Continue reading
Stay profitable in the face of eye care appointment cancellations
The results are obvious–the higher the number of cancellations, the lower your monthly production. Not only do cancellations hurt the bottom line, but they are especially frustrating in busy months like July when many other patients are trying to get in. A filled clinic schedule at the beginning of the … Continue reading
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