By Michael J. Zucker, OD
Vendors who respect and support independent ODs are vital to the independent practitioner's success. How do you find vendors who will partner with you to work toward profitability, rather than undermine your efforts?
By Chad Fleming, OD, FAAO
Purchasing or expanding a practice can be more costly than you think. Here is how to break down the financials to project when you reach profitability.
By Robert Schultz
Most doctors are surprised at the initial low return of a second practice acquisition. Look at the entire picture, not just the initial return. Here are six tough questions to ask yourself to determine: Do I buy? Or walk away?
By Diane Palombi, OD
The exciting first years in independent practice are full of possibilities--and potential mistakes. Here’s how to avoid common “beginner” miscalculations.
By Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD
Increase your chances of finding a buyer by strategically listing your practice online. The web sites of optometry schools are a good resource to utilize.
By Adam Cmelja, CMFA
Securing your financial future takes careful preparation. Here is how an OD and his wife worked with a financial advisor to crunch the numbers, save money in practice operations, and get on track for a prosperous retirement.
Starting a new practice cold may be more costly than you think. Here is how to break down the financials to project when you reach profitability.
By Gina M. Wesley, OD, MS, FAAO
Providing patients with financing options is a welcome service that can boost revenues. A provider rep can help to train your staff to make effective presentations.
By Pamela Miller, OD, FAAO, JD, DPNAP
There are areas of liability to your practice that you may be overlooking. Here's how to protect yourself and your practice from legal liability in five major areas.
By Maria Sampalis, OD
No-shows are a problem that you may never fully conquer. But here are seven strategies for making them less likely.
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