Private Debt vs. Private Equity

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Blog, New Blog, Published Works

I’ve received a ton of feedback from last month’s topic covering the buzz about private equity. This month, I want to share an alternative that could prove highly attractive for doctors that want additional capital yet are nervous about, or just not ready to be, giving up ownership of their practice. One of my close physician friends shared his story which highlights the benefits of this alternative – private debt – if your circumstances allow it….     Sign up for SM2 Strategic’s monthly blog:   Download the full article       ...

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Using Real-Time Feedback During Cataract Surgery To Improve Refractive Outcomes

Posted by on Oct 14, 2009 in Article, Published Works

Using Real-Time Feedback During Cataract Surgery To Improve Refractive Outcomes

Wavefront aberrometry has become a common method of determining refractive error in conjunction with corneal refractive surgery (e. g. , LASIK). The technology has now been adapted for use in cataract surgery, providing surgeons with a tool that allows them to measure refractive error during surgery… Tags: surgery, surgeons, Technology, Refractive surgery, Experience, Wavefront, Vision, LASIK, Cataract, corneal refractive surgery Download the full article   ...

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The IOLMaster® and its Role in Modern Cataract Surgery

Posted by on Oct 25, 2007 in Article, Published Works

The IOLMaster® and its Role in Modern Cataract Surgery

Advances in capsular extraction and lens implant technologies have commanded significant attention in the world of cataract surgery. New implants allow surgeons to provide even higher levels of visual outcome, including spectacle independence and a continuous range of vision covering all distances… Tags: Feedback, surgery, Survey, Attention, surgeons, Cataract, Vision, Technology, Cataract surgery, Carl Zeiss Meditec Download the full article   ...

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Feedback from Early Users of the PASCAL® Photocoagulator

Posted by on Apr 25, 2007 in Published Works, Report

Feedback from Early Users of the PASCAL® Photocoagulator

Along with the aging population and rising prevalence of ocular disease, technologies are being developed to give clinicians new and better tools to treat patients. As part of ongoing evaluation of these technologies and their impact, SM2 Consulting was asked by Optimedica Corporation (Santa Clara, CA) to interview a sample of practices that have adopted the Pascal system for use in commonly performed retinal laser procedures such as pan retinal photocoagulation(PRP), grid and focal treatment… Tags: Optimedica, Technology, Patients, Feedback, retinal laser procedures Download the full...

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Ideas In Action: Pianos, Ice Cream and You

Posted by on Apr 21, 2007 in Blog

April 2007 Pianos, Ice Cream and You The big “E” The Fine Print     You might not have put this together, but Steinway (the legendary piano maker) and Cold Stone (the fast growing ice cream chain) have a lot more in common than many realize. Both have some unique approaches to satisfying customers and building their business brands. Both have built their reputations without advertising (one over the past 150 years, the during the past 5). Pianos, Ice Cream and You When you buy a Steinway, one of the benefits is that the company arranges a concert by a pianist in your...

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