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Why Optometry Students Should Consider A Corporate Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Oct 14, 2017 10:36:00 AM

When optometry students graduate and enter the real world, they often start out with a lot of student loan debt, limited business knowledge, and a stigma of becoming a corporate OD. Common myths and complaints around corporate optometry are that you see too many patients, you have to work weekends, and there’s no growth potential. However, these are not all true. A career in corporate optometry can be just as rewarding as operating in a private practice.

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Education, Industry Pulse, Optometrist

The Difference of Working in a One-door vs. Two-door State

Posted by Denise Deverelle Crown on Oct 11, 2017 2:22:00 PM

I was talking to my friend, Dr. Maria Sampalis from Corporate Optometry Careers the other day about one-door and two-door states, when it occured to me that there is not a lot written on this topic aside from state regulations dripping in legalese. If you're thinking about a career in a corporate practice, which is a great option in my opinion for new ODs, it helps to understand what your business will look like under either model. 

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Education, Industry Pulse, Optometrist

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5 Things Great Optometric Practices Refuse to Do

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Oct 9, 2017 2:33:00 PM

Making big changes in any business doesn't happen over night. But, in order to keep your practice rolling full steam ahead it's important to take a critical look at the things that could be holding your practice back from increased innovation and profits. Today we want to talk about five things that many successful practices refuse to do so you can think hard about changes you can make in your practice that could have a lasting effect.

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Cloud-Based EHR, Change Management, Optometrist

How to Be Better at Delegating Work in Your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Sep 11, 2017 2:54:00 PM

Being the owner of your own business, it's easy to want to try and do it all yourself. But, to run an efficient and profitable eyecare practice, you need to learn how to best delegate the tasks in your office to be more productive and to see as many patients as you can each day. For certain personality types, the process of letting go and delegating can be tricky. We've found 5 strategies that will help you let go of certain tasks in your office and how to hand them off to others in order to be more productive.

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Training, Change Management, Optometrist

How Scribes Are Used in The Optical Industry Today

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Aug 23, 2017 2:41:00 PM

Scribes in the medical field are typically there to assist doctors with documentation and clerical responsibilities so they can focus more on providing quality care to patients. In some cases, a scribe can act as more than just a data collector, and can help with other things like operations, quality control, and maybe even pre-testing. Some ODs see the additional benefits of taking less work home with them and the ability to see more patients in day. 

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EHR Software, Industry Pulse, Optometrist