Latest News Next ‘The Power Hour’ Radio Show to Feature ABB CONCISE’s Alvarez By Staff Wednesday, February 06, 2013 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Angel Alvarez, CEO of ABB CONCISE will be the featured guest on the Wednesday, Feb. 6 edition of “The Power Hour,” the free weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice, the practice management company. Said Gerber, “What can a contact lens distributor teach about practice building? In the case of our new Power Hour guest, the answer is ‘a lot.’ Alvarez will be giving his very insightful and thought provoking ideas on creative ways ODs can stay profitable and competitive. As the leading distributor in the U.S., which just recently announced its merger with the ODG Group, Angel has a keen vested interest in the health, success and viability of private practice." Through March 2013, the “Power Hour” radio shows are sponsored by Essilor of America. The “Power Hour,” which can be heard every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. E.T., is a live discussion vehicle for current practice-building events in optometry, political viewpoints and clinical topics. The show welcomes guests, both in and out of the optometric profession. Listeners can dial in to “The Power Hour” at (530) 881–1400 Access Code, 611964# or listen in from computers via Skype. More info and details of how to access the show are found here. Power Hour sessions, which launched in 2012, are archived on The Power Practice site. On topics ranging from social media, to managed vision care and staff hiring issues, users can also click to listen to past shows or download segments on iTunes.