By the Numbers

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

When is the right time to sell your practice?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
Retirement at 65 is ridiculous. When I was 65 I still had pimples. — George Burns
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Methodology aims to evaluate cataract surgical outcomes fairly, simply

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
All eye surgeons are strivers and achievers. After years of striving to be the best students in high school, then to be among the top few…
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Twelve tests for ‘making partner’: Deciding if your associate provider is ready for ownership

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. Sophocles
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How well will you adapt to the future eye care business environment?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
Sir William Osler, one of the great teachers of pre-modern medicine, said in an 1897 address to the New York Academy of Medicine, “When…
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Right-sizing your technical department’s staffing levels

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
“I love being an ophthalmologist, but it means you have to deal with a lot of people. Patients. Partners. Staff. Vendors. It sure would be nice if
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Ophthalmology’s greatest lessons from the Great Recession

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
The government has no special abilities to forecast or predict a darned thing. … Act as if the worst could happen again at any time. It can…
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How surgeons can deal emotionally with the ongoing threat of Medicare fee cuts

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2010
Craig N. Piso, PhD; John B. Pinto
“All human wisdom is summed up in these two words — wait and hope.”
– Alexander Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo Once…
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Principles of optometrist compensation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
One of the most prominent eye care trends of the past quarter century has been the slow, continuous interweaving of ophthalmology and optometry…
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Surgical assertiveness index shows shift from 5 years ago

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2010
John B. Pinto
About 5 years ago in these pages, with much support from Drs. Richard Lindstrom and Elizabeth Davis, I reported client data showing the…
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Results from a highly preliminary ophthalmologist study reveal signposts for career, life happiness

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2010
Craig N. Piso, PhD; John B. Pinto
What makes a merely good ophthalmic practice great? This is the last column in a three-part series exploring the determinants of eye…