Headlines Workforce Study Makes Clear the Need for Delegating Ancillary Tasks Published 8 years ago on August 18, 2014 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet Optometrists should follow example seen in ophthalmology practices. Results of a workforce study commissioned by the American Optometric Association and the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry continue to provoke discussion and disagreement over future supplies of and demand for eyecare providers, but one point seems certain. “Optometrists in general could see twice the volume of patients if they would begin to properly delegate many ancillary tasks to well-trained technicians,” says OD Leo P. Semes. “Every person in an office should be performing at the highest levels of clinical competence. Many ophthalmologists see 40 to 50 patients daily. They perform at their highest levels of competence, while having numerous ancillary staff doing things they are competent to do.” Read more at Healio Related Topics: click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Congressional Oversight Continues for Contact Lens Pricing Don't Miss Eyewear Designer Yearns for the Quality and Styles of Bygone Days SPONSORED VIDEO TryLive POP delivers ideal try-on experiences to your customers any day, any time. Expanded Reach with a Personal Touch Your customers deserve personalized attention and as many options as their hearts desire. You deserve—and need—strategies for providing an optimized customer experience that sets you apart from your competition. TryLive POP delivers both. Give your customers personalized, at-home try-on sessions with all of the benefits of an in-store experience. And with TryLive POP, every day is a special occasion. You may like Promoted Headlines This Is the Most Important Decision You Can Make To Increase Sales Right Now! Stop Limiting Your Ability To Sell High End Frames Essential Blue Series Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Benchmarks17 hours ago Six Optical Retailers That Hit the Road to Drive Business Thru Their Doors Best of the Best17 hours ago Making and Selling His Own Frames Led to a Professional Rebirth for This Illinois Optician Sanity Files18 hours ago This Canadian Optician Sings the Praises of Building a Business Restoring and Customizing Eyewear Headlines21 hours ago EHR Vendor Breach Now Affects 342K Patients, 8 Organizations Real Deal21 hours ago How Can These Conflicting Co-Owners Get on The Same Page? Headlines2 weeks ago EHR Vendor Hack Extends to 100,000 Eyecare Patients Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Eyezen® Kids Lenses: Designed for How Children See the World Headlines2 weeks ago Eyewear Worth Thousands Stolen in Virginia Robbery Photo Gallery1 week ago 9 Eyecare Patient Encounters That Didn’t Quite Make Sense Real Deal3 weeks ago This Teen Came for an Exam Alone. Now His Mom Has Questions. Sponsored Content4 days ago Essential Blue Series Media Spotlight4 weeks ago Elevate Your Optical Sponsored Content4 weeks ago Eyezen® Kids Lenses: Designed for How Children See the World 4ECPs Webinars1 month ago Google Marketing for Patient Acquisition 4ECPs Webinars1 month ago 10 SEO Steps for Better Ranking Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery1 week ago 9 Eyecare Patient Encounters That Didn’t Quite Make Sense Headlines1 week ago 4 ODs to Be Inducted Into National Optometry Hall of Fame Headlines21 hours ago EHR Vendor Breach Now Affects 342K Patients, 8 Organizations Sponsored Content4 days ago Essential Blue Series Best of the Best3 days ago This California Practice Focuses Its Online Marketing on Its Own Backyard … And You Can Too Do You Or Don't You4 days ago More Than Half of You Welcome Pets Into Your Eyecare Business Columns4 days ago 5 Big Tips To Get the Most From Your Wholesale Lab Sponsored Content1 week ago Made in Italy, Born in The U.S.A.