GET NEW EQUIPMENT; DEDUCT THE ENTIRE COST

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in News

An extraordinary tax reduction opportunity is again available for American businesses. Every year the US Congress approves section 179 of the IRS Tax code that provides a significant business tax deduction. In one sentence — Rather than depreciating the acquisition cost of business equipment (be it new, used or leased) over several years or the […]

THREE INGREDIENTS TO BETTER COMMUNICATION FOR MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in News

THREE INGREDIENTS TO BETTER COMMUNICATION FOR MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES Do your patients like you? Do they trust you? Do they call you? Why? Then what do they do? Are they sharing their experience on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, or Google? Are they writing online reviews? Back in 2010, Susan Gunelius penned an article for Forbes […]

THE OWNER OPERATED SMALL BUSINESS VS BIG CORPORATE: David or Goliath?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in News

THE OWNER OPERATED SMALL BUSINESS VS BIG CORPORATE: David or Goliath? What are the differences between a small, privately held business and a big corporately-governed business? With whom would you prefer to do business? There are exceptions to these generalities, but think of your own experiences when doing business with an independent owner or a […]

PRODUCT WARRANTIES, SERVICE CONTRACTS — TRUST BUT VERIFY

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in News

PRODUCT WARRANTIES, SERVICE CONTRACTS — TRUST BUT VERIFY When you purchase or lease equipment for your medical practice, it is supposed to work and be fit for its intended purpose. These words are more than just common sense, they are also “implied warranties” according to the Uniform Commercial Code. By title, they are known as […]

MY EYE DOCTOR IS THE BEST BECAUSE

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in News

MY EYE DOCTOR IS THE BEST BECAUSE Why so? What causes people to say their eye doctor is best? And what people? Patients? Employees? Neighbors? Family? Friends? Colleagues? What are the essential ingredients to people endorsing and recommending their eye doctor? Competency Eye Doctors have been trained, graduated, licensed and certified. Patients accept this educational […]

CYBER SECURITY BEST PRACTICE #1 FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in News

CYBER SECURITY BEST PRACTICE #1 FOR YOUR BUSINESS The fundamental cyber security best practice is to cultivate a cyber smart culture within your business and among your people. Technology is booming everywhere. Almost hourly, we design new and better time saving, business building and customer serving apps and devices to let us act and communicate […]

HIPAA AND THE WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEMS: XP, VISTA, 7, 8 AND 10

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in News

 HIPAA AND THE WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEMS: XP, VISTA, 7, 8 AND 10 Microsoft operating systems continue to evolve. The new ones replace the old ones and eventually, support of the old ones stops. When no longer supported, they are defenseless to current threats, vulnerable to cyber attacks and no longer acceptable to HIPAA.   Here […]

OPHTHALMOLOGISTS: TEN QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN SELECTING AN IMAGING PROVIDER

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in News

Selecting an ophthalmic imaging system today needs to include cyber security and ongoing support, in addition to features and benefits. Having been through many of these discussions, I’m pleased to share 10 questions to enhance your decision making. [1] Does it communicate with which EMR system? [2] Is it compatible with Windows 7 Pro and […]