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October 2009

Features

Electronic Health Record Issues
By:  Frank Celia, Contributing Editor
Will they improve care? What’s the transition like? Oh, yes, and when can you expect that government check?

Anti-lnfectives And The Elderly
By:  Richard Mark Kirkner
Taking into account systemic, physical and psychosocial issues can help these drugs bust the bugs

Manage Change in Your Practice
By:  Mile Brujic, O.D.
There are a lot of great ideas out there. Here's how to bring them into your practice.

How To Make Your Staff Meetings More Effective
By:  Bob Levoy, O.D.
Use these 27 tested-tips as a catalyst for greater profitability and practice growth

Make a Difference — Improve Your Practice
By:  Burt W. Dubow, OD, FAAO
Cause-related marketing can give your practice a competitive edge. Here's how.

Departments

O.D. to O.D.
By:  Walter D. West, O.D., F.A.A.O.
In the debate over healthcare reform, a word of caution

Viewpoint
By:  Jim Thomas, Executive Editor
Become an actor

Letters
Readers Voice Their Opinions

Practice pulse
By:  Bob Levoy, O.D.
Equipment deductions peak in 2009; vision screening failures; Consumer Reports laser vision-correction survey results; practice builder; American Board of Optometry takes shape; Eye Site; Americans cutting back on doctor visits; Health Notes; O.D. Notebook

View from the top
By:  Gary Gerber, OD
The Doctor Will (Finally) See You

Lessons
By:  Jack Runninger, O.D.
Buffalos, Beer And A Little Dog

Fix this practice
By:  Richard S. Kattouf, O.D., D.O.S.
Get It in Writing

Instrumental Strategies
By:  Frank D. Tangeman, OD
TRS-3100 automated refraction system, from Marco

Tech Time
By:  Scot Morris, O.D., F.A.A.O
Solutions to the biggest problem

What's New
For your patients and practice

Reflections
The Human side of Optometry