Culture is King
Think of the culture in your practice. What words come to mind? It is helpful? Patient centered? All of the above? None of the above? All of the above and more? How about the business side of things? What words come to mind? Is it dynamic? Proactive? All of the above? None of the above? […]
American Optometric Association issued a report on the state of optometry in 2013 and they reported that there are over 22,000 optometrists who are owner/operators of an independent practice. Despite the current trends in retail, optometry seems to be the last bastion of the independent ownership. Of course, there is competition from chains, mass retailers […]
Calling Dr. Internet
The Internet is good for many things. From finding a movie that you can’t remember the title of to helping elementary school students do research for their reports, search engines put information at a person’s fingertips. The Internet can also help people understand more about certain health conditions, such as cancer or diabetes. People are […]
New Competition for Optometrists/Ophthalmologists & How to Beat It!
Times are changing! In the new world of Internet everything, there are services such as Blink and Opternative.com that offer vision exams either by computer or via specialized tools. These services stress convenience since they allow people to get vision exams at their home or office. While these services have their downsides, they are definitely […]
The presidential election will take place this year. Numerous candidates are campaigning for their party’s nomination for President of the United States. Supporters and detractors are already putting in their two cents, both in the form of public opinion and monetary donation. Of course, the position of President isn’t the only political office up for […]