By the Numbers

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Heads up: Ten things every owner should know about their practice

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”
– Nicolaus
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The Goldilocks problem: Too much, too little or just enough practice business data?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
There were three bowls of porridge she tasted. Papa Bear’s was too hot, Mama Bear’s was too cold, but Baby Bear’s was just
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Key concepts for enhancing profit growth

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“Companies should not have a singular view of profitability. There needs to be a balance between commerce and social responsibility. The
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Assessing the effectiveness of your staff hiring and management practices

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“When I’m hiring a cook for one of my restaurants, and I want to see what they can do, I usually ask them to make me an
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Eight guidelines for better practice-wide communication

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw
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Back to basics: Three common business cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.” – Tommy
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Seizing life in Paris, seizing life in your practice

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
Dear Reader, This marks my 40th year as a consultant and a 34-year collaboration I am humbled to have enjoyed with SLACK Incorporated/Ocular Surgery
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Interesting trends and countertrends

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
Ophthalmology is a conservative profession. I first observed in-office cataract surgery in Chile and Germany — nominally advanced countries…
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Success factors for making mergers work

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“When you see a merger between two giants in a declining industry, it can look like the financial version of a couple having a baby to save a
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The benefits of the physician-administrator dyadic leadership model

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“The ‘dyad’ is a partnership where an administrative leader is paired with a physician leader. An effective dyad is frequently