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practice management Optometry

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.
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.
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
ECPs share their New Year’s resolutions
ECPs share their New Year’s resolutionsAs we welcome a new year, now is a great time to look back at what we could have done better in 2016 and set goals for 2017. We asked eyecare professionals from around the country what their New Year’s resolutions are, both inside and outside of the practice.
15 things that drive ODs crazy during the holidays
15 things that drive ODs crazy during the holidaysThe holiday season can be a stressful time for anyone, but for optometrists, there are a laundry list of situations that happen in and outside of your practice that make this time of year extra hectic. We asked our Editorial Advisory Board to share one thing that drives them crazy during the holiday season.
6 steps to open a practice
6 steps to open a practiceOpening a practice of your own can be quite overwhelming and can leave you wondering where to start.
5 steps to creating a budget
5 steps to creating a budgetApplying the Golden Metric when creating a budget and increasing your profits
5 zones of your practice that need TLCTrue success comes from consistently giving attention to every part of the practice, not focusing all of your attention on one area at a time.
3 ways to reassess your goals heading into Q4As summer winds down and the holidays begin to come into focus, it’s beneficial to take time to reevaluate the goals we set forth months prior. It’s time to take a look at how we’ve progressed in accomplishing them.
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