Vision Source's Ellisor and West Are Guests on Feb. 13 ‘Power Hour’

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FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Glenn Ellisor, OD, the founder of Vision Source and Walt West, OD,, Vision Source's vice president of practice development, are the featured guests on the Wednesday, Feb. 13 edition of "The Power Hour," the free weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice, the practice management company.

"Vision Source is optometry's oldest and biggest doctor alliance. With thousands of members, what makes Vision Source special and why do doctors join?" asked Gerber. "Why not just join a buying group or negotiate pricing deals on your own? Why not just attend trade shows and local meetings for education and camaraderie? Hear what Glenn and Walt predict for the future of the industry and why they think doctors will struggle if they do not join an alliance. It's sure to be a thought-provoking discussion."

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

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. The show welcomes guests, both in and out of the optometric profession. Listeners can dial in to “The Power Hour” at 530–881–1400 Access Code, 611964# or listen in from computers via Skype. More info and details of how to access the show are found here

Power Hour sessions, which launched in 2012, are archived on The Power Practice site. On topics ranging 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.