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EyeTalks Radio offers practice management solutions to those who run the business side of ophthalmology.

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Nov 29, 2017

When you’re the new manager of an ophthalmology practice, it’s critical to gain buy-in not only from staff, but also from the physician providers. Tips and advice for gaining support from the entire team are offered in this podcast, based on an article in Administrative Eyecare Magazine.

Oct 17, 2017

Expert advice for new administrators when they inherit long-term employees who either won’t or aren’t able to change to meet the needs and challenges of taking your practice from good to great.

Sep 11, 2017

Expert advice and practical tips for managers from attorneys at Smith Amundsen’s Labor and Employment Practice Group on avoiding the pitfalls of disciplining employees, what and when to document, and how to communicate disciplinary action with employees.

Aug 9, 2017

Host Joe Theine, Practice Administrator at Four Corners Eye, interviews Andrew Maller, MBA, COE and Maureen Waddle, MBA of BSM Consulting, two recognized benchmarking experts in the field of ophthalmology to discuss ASOAnalytics as a gamechanger for benchmarking for a true apples-to-apples comparison.

Jul 19, 2017

Host Joe Theine, Practice Administrator at Four Corners Eye, interviews Andrew Maller, MBA, COE and Maureen Waddle, MBA of BSM Consulting, two recognized benchmarking experts in the field of ophthalmology to discuss the top three benchmarks that can help administrators assess the health of their practice and offer tips for using benchmarks for sound business decisions.

Jun 12, 2017

Roxanna Martin, clinical coordinator at Akler Eye Center, interviews Dr. Tamim Quam, MD, an expert in productivity and time management in the area of ophthalmic practice to get advice on avoiding procrastination, prioritizing work, delegating responsibilities and more.

 

May 15, 2017

The complexities of managing an ophthalmic practice, or any business, are made more complex by the human factor, and the emotions that inherently all humans bring to any situation. Get advice for how to strike a balance between making decisions based purely on emotions or logic.

Mar 27, 2017

In this episode on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators president Bill Koch, COE, CPC, COA, interviews Nancey McCann, director of government relations for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery to get a better understanding of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and learn how practices and physicians will be evaluated and scored in 2017 which will effect 2019 payments.

Feb 2, 2017

Using employee evaluations can be a valuable tool in any manager’s toolbox but just having a form for managers to fill out can be a disaster. Find out how to craft a performance evaluation system.

Feb 2, 2017

Learn what administrators in busy practices should consider when hiring staff and what should happen after the hire is made to ensure the new hire and existing staff are on the same page.

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