Dr. Alan Homestead to Be Guest on March 27 ‘Power Hour’

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.— Dr. Alan Homestead of Vision Source Eye Care and Optical, Seattle, Wash., will be the next featured guest on the March 27 edition of “The Power Hour,” the free weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice, a practice management company.

Homestead, who Gerber describes as “the Yoda of optometric billing and coding, will discuss some of the best ways to survive an audit, common "gotchas" and gives some great tips to instantly boost your practice’s bottom line.” Gerber added, “Alan has lectured on the topic, written articles and created software all around ways to legitimately maximize reimbursements. This episode of The Power Hour is sure to help your practice’s profitability.”

“The Power Hour” radio shows are sponsored by Essilor of America.

The show, which can be heard via Skype or phone every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time, is a live discussion vehicle for current practice-building events in optometry, political viewpoints and clinical topics. Listeners can dial in to “The Power Hour” from any phone at (646) 716-8746 or can listen in from any computer. Details on how to do so are found here.

“Power Hour” sessions, which launched in 2012, are archived on the Power Practice site. Topics range from social media to managed vision care and staff hiring issues. Users can also click to listen to past shows or download segments on iTunes.