C & E Vision/Vision West

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C & E Vision/Vision West

Founded: 1983/1984

Owners: Brad Shapiro, principal; Steve Wagner, principal; Harvey Yamamoto, OD, principal
Executives: Joseph Mallinger, OD, president and CEO of Vision West; Josh Mesirow, CFO of Vision West
Contact: www.cevision.com; (800) 346-2626; www.vweye.com; (800) 640-9485
Programs:
iSight private-label lens; deferred billing; online resources; Beye Right top sellers resource tool; iDOCS web-based documents back-up cloud storage; IEP Benchmark to analyze and compare revenue and operating costs to like-sized practices; ECP and staff education; social media resource center and webinars
Events:
peer-to-peer roundtable dinners; staff and doctor educational events; Ocular Symposium emphasizing glaucoma and ocular disease (January, May, October); regular practice builder roundtable dinners; glaucoma dinners (April 2012); practice management seminars
Members: 8,000+ (between both groups)
Focus for 2012:
continue to develop services and programs for members needs that include reducing the stress of managing a practice, enhancing practice profitability and educating and training ECPs and their staffs.