Review of Optometric Business: Maintaining Safety, Efficiency & Profitability

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The pandemic has required our practices to implement new safety protocols, including social distancing and enhanced sterilization, that are essential, but also can negatively impact efficiency and profitability. Here is how my practice is keeping patients and staff safe while maintaining a smooth patient flow and strong per-patient revenue:we have been back to our pre-pandemic patient schedule since the middle of June. We see 3-6 patients an hour, depending on how many doctors are in that day. We started by having only one doctor per day, on a reduced schedule. We gradually increased that, and then slowly added two-doctor days. Read More