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May 27, 2015

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Practical Steps: Three Practice Builders

With Peter Kehoe, OD, FAAO; Gary Gerber, OD; and Brian Chou, OD, FAAO
Three simple steps that you can take in your practice to increase revenue and profitability. >>READ MORE>>

Medical Eyecare

Scribes: Give Patients Your Full Attention & Improve Work Flow

By Dave Anderson, OD
Scribes in the exam room allow you to concentrate fully on your patient, improving your office’s work flow and enhancing the care you provide.

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Practice Management

Revenue Before Cost: Focus on Revenue-Generation, Not Cost-Cutting

img1By Ken Krivacic, OD, MBA
Investing in revenue-producing practice enhancements leads to profitability more than focusing on keeping costs down.
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Professional Development

Become a Presenter: Share Ideas, Build Your Career

By Justin Bazan, OD

Giving presentations at optometric conferences introduces you to peers, and allows you to network, build your career–and bring back winning ideas to help your practice grow. >>READ MORE>>


 

ROB Fast Fact

How Interested Are Patients in Sun & Glare Protection?

Many of your patients are primed for a conversation on protecting their eyes from sun and glare, according to findings from the 2015 annual Employee Perceptions of Vision Benefits survey, supported by Transitions Optical. Almost half (48 percent) of survey respondents said they want more protection from harsh artificial light and glare from devices indoors, and 70 percent want more protection from sunlight and ultraviolet light outdoors.

Click HERE to read more from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, on talking to your patients about the value of anti-reflective lens treatments and adaptive lenses.

In Brief

New Study: Nearly Half of Americans Want to Avoid Reading Glasses

One-in-four adults say reading glasses, also known as “readers,” can make someone look ten years older, according to a new study conducted by Jacksonville University in Florida in collaboration with Alcon.  >>READ MORE>>

 

ECPs Can Play Key Role in Re-Engaging Patients with Chronic Conditions

img1A new UnitedHealthcare study shows that 57 percent of patients with chronic conditions who receive a comprehensive eye exam became re-engaged with a primary care physician or specialist in managing their ongoing illness. <<READ MORE>>

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