Latest News Next 'Power Hour' to Be Broadcast Live From Vision Expo East on March 16 By Staff Monday, March 11, 2013 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The next 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, will be broadcasting live from Vision Expo East on Saturday, March 16 at 2:30 p.m. The show, which is regularly broadcasted every Wednesday evening at 9:00 p.m. E.T., will take advantage of the show atmosphere and be hosted from the Medical & Scientific Theater inside the Javits Center in New York. According to Gerber, the Live “Power Hour” show will feature a discussion on practice transitioning with Bob Schultz from Vision One Credit Union. Gerber said, “Bob has been involved in the financing of hundreds of practice buy-sell deals and he'll discuss the ‘gotchas’ that can accompany them as well as ways to ensure both parties leave the table happy.” Also joining this special episode, Gerber said, will be Howard Purcell, OD, vice president of Essilor, “who will be discussing how younger doctors can get into a viable healthy private practice sooner instead of later.” “The Power Hour,” 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. “The Power Hour” radio shows are sponsored by Essilor of America.