Practice Management-Ophthalmology

How building resilience may stall physician burnoutMindfulness can help physicians manage stress—and may be effective in thwarting burnout.
Intuitive EMR platform adapts to ophthalmic workflowSarah Baroody, MD, shares her experience and changes in functionality since implementing an electronic medical record platform in practice.
5 mistakes managers often makeOne of the hardest parts of being a manager is the stage on which we stand when we make mistakes!
How your nonverbal cues may be choking your practiceIf you want to become a better communicator, it’s important to become more sensitive not only to the body language and nonverbal cues of others, but also to your own.
When did I become everyone’s honey?Here’s a scenario: You walk up to the local fast food counter for lunch. The morning is still fresh in your mind, and all the afternoon projects are pushing their way into the forefront of your brain. Distracted is under stating where your mind is at. You finally get to the order person, and a 16-year-old sings out: “Hi sweetie, what can we do for you today?”
Weighing the best retirement plan for practice, employees
Is the world a better place because of your practice?When Martin Luther King said, “I have a dream,” he had a vision for people, not a program. Visionary leaders have the ability to communicate values and ideas in a way that connects. In your practice, they bring certainty into the uncertain world of reimbursement rates and rapid change. What is your capacity to bring vision and direction into times of uncertainty?
Due diligence can mean difference between good plan, bad planWhen developing a new plan for a medical practice, explore solutions and barriers from all possible angles (including an escape route) before implementing the endeavor.
Ten-day workweek for ophthalmologistsI feel inspired to offer my own vision for the working future: the ten-day workweek for ophthalmologists.
Long-term efficacy for DME with fewer injections? Yes, please!As a physician passionate about treating and helping patients with retinal disease, I continuously seek out and study new treatment modalities. It can be a very scary time for patients when faced with retinal conditions, such as macular degeneration, retinal detachments, and diabetic macular edema (DME).