OD – OMD networks are key to future success
Experts spend hours looking at past trends to anticipate the future and recommend ways to exploit the changes that are predicted to occur. In the profession of optometry many are speculating on the change in the health care model and the impact the Affordable Care Organizations (ACO) will have on … Continue reading
Win big with OD to OD referrals
When patients have conditions that are difficult to diagnose or treat, an optometrist might want to send them to an ophthalmology referral center or to another optometrist at a different clinic. However, the fear of not receiving the patient back may keep the optometrist from making the referral. This becomes … Continue reading
Increase per patient revenue today
One of the key benchmarks for evaluating the health of your optometry practice can be determined by measuring the revenue generated per patient. Because the medical care revolution has placed diminishing emphasis on comprehensive exams, the benchmark is perhaps not as illuminating as in the past. Still, as an owner … Continue reading
All optometrists are salesmen
The title of this post probably made some of you bristle. You don’t want to have anything to do with sales. In fact, you went into optometry for the sole purpose of making a good living without having to sell anything to anyone. Despite your aversion to selling, you and … Continue reading
Leading your optometry practice with Core Values
When his little brother knocks over his Legos, my five-year-old is inclined to feel sorry for himself and give up. I encourage him to see this negative situation as an opportunity to build something bigger and better. This principle is definitely true when leading your staff. Sometimes unhealthy cultures and … Continue reading
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