Archive for the ‘AOAExcel’ Category

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‘State of Optometry’ sets profession’s path to the future

July 25, 2013
Barry Barresi, O.D., Ph.D., AOA executive director and AOAExcel™ CEO, talks about opportunities.

Barry Barresi, O.D., Ph.D., AOA executive director and AOAExcel™ CEO, talks about opportunities.

Optometry’s Meeting® attendees got a good look at the present and a glimpse of the future during the State of Optometry summit in June.

Presented by AOAExcel™ and Jobson Optical Group, with co-sponsors Essilor and VisionWeb, the summit offered “An Action-Oriented Analysis of the State of the Optometric Profession.”

The actionable analytics can “help optometry take advantage of the opportunities,” said Barry Barresi, O.D., Ph.D., AOA executive director and AOAExcel™ CEO. Read the rest of this entry ?

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New-graduate AOA members have access to customized practice loans, financing

April 15, 2013

The good news for optometry school graduates who need financing to purchase or establish a practice in 2013 is that interest rates remain at historically low levels, according to Chad Fleming, O.D., AOAExcel™ business and career coach. Read the rest of this entry ?

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AOAExcel™ offers ‘one-stop’ resource for new grads

April 7, 2013

The AOAExcel™ website (www.excelod.com) offers a veritable “one-stop shop” for new practitioners.
The website’s “Success Manager” section provides convenient access to an array of services designed to help new optometry school graduates find practice opportunities, arrange necessary financing, develop essential practice management skills, and obtain necessary insurance coverage – all on the budget of a new practitioner. Read the rest of this entry ?

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OptometryStudents.com to host party as part of alliance with International Vision Expo

March 7, 2013

OptometryStudents.com, a division of AOAExcel™ (a wholly owned subsidiary of the AOA), announced a new alliance with International Vision Expo East, held Mar. 14-17, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Third Party Center develops much-needed information package outlining proper vision rehabilitation coding

February 26, 2013

Insurance, Vision Therapy, and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, a new information package from the AOA Third Party Center, offers long-sought guidance on proper coding and billing for vision rehabilitative services, according to authors Harvey Richman, O.D., Jason Clopton, O.D., and Richard Soden, O.D. Read the rest of this entry ?

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AOAExcel™ introduces Spotlight online product review service free to AOA members

January 15, 2013

bl graph 1By AOAExcel staff

Why Spotlight, why now? Too often, optometrists are the last to learn about how eye care products truly perform.

The process is informal and often clouded by conflicting opinions and in-market “noise.” Read the rest of this entry ?

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Tired of your partner… Start your own practice

January 14, 2013

By Chad Fleming, O.D., AOAExcel Business and Career coach

Many of us in optometry business partnerships have entertained the thought of jumping ship. Read the rest of this entry ?