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12 Interview Questions to Ask for Optician Candidates

Posted by Madhu Singh on Oct 31, 2018 11:55:00 AM

Building a great staff is the first step to growing your practice's good reputation, profits, and innovation techniques. Therefore, the questions you choose to ask during interviews should be calculated carefully.

In order to get a good feel for a candidate, we think a mix of technical, personality-based, and situational questions is most effective. You could also follow in the footsteps Danny Clarke, an OD with a $3 million practice, and use personality test questions from Myers Briggs or DiSC Profile. 

Our 12 questions searching for the best optical practice candidate were received well, so we wanted to help guide your interviews for each individual member of your staff. Keep reading to know the 12 best questions to ask during your optician interviews.

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Optician, Practice Management

New eBook: Optometry Software Playbook For Running A Modern Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Oct 29, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Are you starting a new optometry practice? Or, are you looking to make some changes in your practice to streamline your workflow? Lately, it seems like people are in a hurry. At grocery stores, new technology being is enabling shoppers to skip the checkout line altogether so customers can get what they need and move on with their day.

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Education, EHR Software

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Webinar: Are You Ready for MIPS 2019?

Posted by Madhu Singh on Oct 24, 2018 12:11:32 PM

Is your EHR ready for the January 1st, 2019 rule change? The 2019 proposed rules for MIPS are out. If your optometric practice bills $90k or more in Part B allowed charges or has 200 Medicare beneficiaries, then you can opt-in to attest. However, not opting-in in may negatively impact your Healthgrades score, your Medicare business, and valuable search rankings.

Unfortunately, most EHR solutions aren’t yet 2015 edition certified, a Quality Payment Program requirement to participate in MIPS starting January 1st, 2019.

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Tips for ECPs, Industry Pulse, EHR Software

How Your Optical Software is Just Like a Box of Chocolates

Posted by Cookie deSilva on Oct 22, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Whether it's a gift for someone else or yourself, getting a box of chocolates is a pretty fun adventure… until you get that one mystery piece that is unpleasant on your taste buds. It’s fun to escape the boring standard chocolate bar and get something new with each bite, but you really never know what you’re going to get. 

Technology is a lot like a box of chocolates. If you go out and buy new optical software, be weary of what you’re getting yourself into! Your new system is a long-term investment and commitment. We’ve come up with a short list of ‘surprises’ for you to be aware of before you reach into that box of technology.

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Cloud-Based EHR, Practice Management

The Best Optometry Podcasts Today

Posted by Madhu Singh on Oct 17, 2018 11:30:00 AM

How do you take time out of your day to keep updated on the eyecare industry trends, discoveries, changes, and regulations? Podcasts are basically on-demand radio shows you can listen to when you're getting ready in the morning, on your commute to and from the practice, and during your lunch break.

You can actively keep up to date while you go about your day-to-day tasks instead of cutting into your relaxation time. If you're looking for inspirational podcasts to give you good business ideas, we've written a blog post with our top 5 podcasts here. However, if you want more optometry-specific or medical-focused podcasts, read on for our favorite shows.

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Education, Industry Pulse