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Reducing Employment Practices Claims

5 Tips to Improve Hiring Practices for Optometric Support Staff to Reduce Employment Practices Claims Hiring and retaining quality optometric support staff can be a challenge. Candidate pools may be limited, recruiting resources may be low and finding the time for the hiring process is tricky. A competitive job market can make things even harder, [...]

Common Cyber Attacks Threatening Optometric Practices

Over the past year, cyber attacks against practices in healthcare-related fields increased by 55%, impacting more than 26 million Americans1. This increase paired with the average cost per breached record of $499 can be worrisome for doctors of optometry. Because your practice collects personally identifiable information from patients, including minors, you may have one of [...]

Optometric Practice Protection 101

Managing the insurance policies that protect you and your practice can be confusing. When should you file a claim and how do you do it? Do you have the right protection for your practice? How do you make sense of your policy? To practice with confidence and peace of mind, it's important to understand which [...]

By | June 15th, 2021|Insurance tips, Risk Management Tips|0 Comments

Developing a Risk Management Plan at Your Practice

Understanding the risks you face as an optometrist can help you be more prepared when things go wrong. There will always be some risk associated with operating your practice, but with the right steps, you can minimize the likelihood of a serious accident or liability lawsuit and protect the safety of your employees and patients. [...]

By | December 21st, 2020|Practice Owners, Risk Management Tips|0 Comments