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practice management

The false security of a full scheduleIt is not uncommon to hear people talk about the health of their practices by confidently stating how far they are “booked out.” How long it takes for a patient to get an appointment is often a statement of practice wellness.
Let's be social: Making Facebook connections workOne mistake ophthalmologists typically make with Facebook is to presume their practice websites and Facebook pages should contain similar information. Another misperception is that Facebook is a platform for the constant promotion of their specials, procedures, or new technologies in eye care.
From seller to buyer: Tips for a smooth transitionNeil Baum, MD, and Randy Bauman discuss their tips to making the transition from practice seller to buyer as seamless as possible to keep patient retention rates high.
5 steps to take after your practice suffers a data breach Perhaps you thought it would never happen to an office your size, or that you were protected, but it’s happened anyway.
The benefits of cleaning out your practice
The benefits of cleaning out your practiceToday, I donated the suit that I got married in. Yep, I took it to the secondhand store and walked away.
5 tips to keep your exams on track
5 tips to keep your exams on trackHave you ever sat in the exam room with a patient and felt like the exam had gotten away from you?
5 mistakes doctors make that can cause big problems
5 mistakes doctors make that can cause big problemsPoor cash controls are still one of the most common risks we discover during our consultations.
7 ways physicians can take control of uncompensated time
7 ways physicians can take control of uncompensated timePhysicians should focus on generating revenue, not putting in a longer workday, experts say
6 financial challenges ODs will face in 2017
6 financial challenges ODs will face in 2017To gauge what the new year will bring, we asked experts to weigh in on what challenges they expect optometrists to face in 2017
10 tips to surviving an insurance audit
10 tips to surviving an insurance auditTo protect you and your practice, it is important to have a plan and process in place in the case of an audit