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Business Aspects of Optometry

ISBN: 9781437779424

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Editores: Lawrence S. Thal y Sam Quintero

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Título: Business Aspects of Optometry

Editores: Lawrence S. Thal y Sam Quintero

Páginas: 497

Editorial: Butterworth-Heinemann - ELSEVIER

Edición: Tercera

Año: 2010


Count on this complete guide to setting up and managing an optometric practice! Business Aspects of Optometry covers everything related to the business side of a practice — such as selecting a location and staff, equipping the office, office administration and personnel management, marketing, options for a specialty practice, controlling costs, billing and reimbursement, risk management, and financial planning. To succeed in practice, this is the one resource you need!


Section 1: Preparing for your Professional Career

  • State of the Profession
  • Personal and Professional Goal Setting
  • Ownership (Self-Employment)
  • Employment
  • ReSumes and Interviews
  • Debt Management
  • Principles of Negotiation

Section 2: Purchasing a Practice

  • Valuation and Purchase of an Eyecare Practice
  • Principles of Practice Transfer

Section 3: Developing a Business Plan: New Practice, Expansion and Acquisition

  • Deciding Where to Practice
  • Elements of an Office Business Plan, Practice Financing and Obtaining a Business Loan
  • Understanding Premises Leases
  • Office Design
  • Instrumentation and Equipment
  • Controlling Cost of Goods

Section 4: Office Administration and Human Resource Issues

  • Office Organization, Structure and Systems
  • Human Resources: Hiring and Training Office Staff
  • Human Resources: Managing and Motivating Office Staff
  • Human Resources: Evaluating, Managing and Dismissing Office Staff
  • Computer Business Systems and Internet Resources
  • Recall Systems

Section 5: Practice Administration

  • Ethics in Optometric Practice
  • Professional Liability Insurance and Risk Management
  • QuAlity Assurance
  • Insurance
  • Patient Communication
  • Marketing: External and Internal

Section 6: Evaluation and Management of Specialty Services

  • Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • Specialty Practice
  • Contact Lens Specialty Practice
  • Binocular Vision and Vision Therapy Specialty Practice
  • Interprofessional Relations

Section 7: Financial Aspects

  • Fees, Credit and Collections
  • Managed Care, Audits and Third Party Reimbursement
  • Coding and Billing
  • Analysis of Practice Economics and Growth
  • Financial and Estate Planning
  • Financial Decision Making
  • TaxeS
  • Exit Strategies


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Business Aspects of Optometry

Business Aspects of Optometry

Editores: Lawrence S. Thal y Sam Quintero