Power Hour Optometry's Only Live Radio Show

A unique approach to selling second pairs of glasses.  David Eichelberger from Adlens joins the show!

Direct download: 12-18-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:03am EDT

VSP President, Jim McGrann takes your calls and discusses Premier, WalMart affiliated doctors and other important topics.

Direct download: 12-11-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Corneal reshaping is probably the most profitable thing an OD can do - yet very few doctors offer this to their patients.  Learn how you can add this life changing modality to your practice from Nick Despotidis, OD - the OD corneal reshaping practice building guru!

Direct download: 12-03-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:58pm EDT

Are you ready for ICD 10 and Meaningful Use 2?  Industry expert Dr. Ian Lane tells you all you need to be prepared, where to go for information and some other great tips to be prepared for this VERY important looming change.

Direct download: 11-20-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT

When is the right time to hire a consultant for your practice?  What should you look for in a consultant and how does their program work?  Learn this and more on this important episode.  MVP athletes use coaches.  Should you?

Direct download: 11-13-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT

The eight biggest doctor alliances and buying groups join the show.  Learn about the COGS savings, education and preparing for Obamacare on this very important special 1.5 hour episode!

Direct download: 11-06-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:36am EDT

If a sales rep leaves behind a pen or post-it notes on Monday, and for whatever reason you start prescribing more of their drug on Tuesday, are you in violation of this new regulation?

Are you required to keep track of how much the lunch with your contact lens rep costs and if you don’t, is there a penalty?  What if the lunch was $9 vs. $20?  What if that lunch is a buffet at your state meeting  and during that meeting, you walk through an exhibit hall and pick up a pen.  Is that a problem?

The Sunshine Act is addressed by two industry veterans from Alcon and Vistakon.  Even if you do something as seemingly benign as attend an industry sponsored CE event, you should listen to this show to learn about this important new law.

Direct download: 10-30-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT

What's the straight story about prescribing supplements for your patients?  Which ones should you use, are they safe, what if patients are already taking something else?  Get answers to these and other questions as experts from Zeavision and Macuhealth discuss and debate the topic.

Direct download: 10-23-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 2:36am EDT

Veterinarians and OD's have much more in common than you might think.  Both complain about too many schools graduating too many doctors, undervaluing services, interference from Internet sellers and a host of other striking similarities.  Join Clint Lewis, President of Zoetis (formerly Pfizer Animal Health) as he discusses how vets are dealing with these challenges and Gary relates it all to an OD's world.

Direct download: 10-16-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:42pm EDT

EyeFinity President Steve Baker gives and EHR update and discusses the cloud, meaningful use 1 and 2, the intersection of EHR with social media and other important topics.  He's joined by Dr. Ryan Wineinger, a practicing OD and consultant for EyeFinity EHR.

Direct download: 10-09-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:35am EDT