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Factors to consider when determining practice value written by Charles Kim, Dental Practice Broker, Practice Concepts There is no one size fits all, or “rule of thumb” method to accurately determine a value of a dental practice. Several factors will … Continue reading

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  It’s graduation season once again. During this time of year, thousands of college students walk down the aisle to receive their diploma, and celebrate their accomplishment of acquiring their degree of study. In 2015, the number of medical school … Continue reading

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  It happens every year. People of a similar profession or specialty from around the country gather together to spend several days immersed in exploring and learning new and interesting things about their craft. This phenomenon is commonly referred to … Continue reading

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  It’s time. You have been thinking about selling your practice, and now you’re starting the process. You’ve put it up for sale, and after a while, you’ve gained potential buyers. You know the sale of your practice is getting … Continue reading

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When getting an appraisal for a practice it’s important to understand what you get.  Professional organizations such as NACVA (National Association of Certified Valuation analysts), AICPA (American Institute of CPA’s) and other credentialed association have specific standards and methods for … Continue reading

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Recently a friend was on a panel dealing with women and negotiating issues. This applies to many aspects including getting a job, becoming a partner or buying a practice.  With so many female professional doctors out there, I thought this … Continue reading

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Visit us at the Monterey Fall Symposium November 10th & 11th. Download your free exhibit hall pass below. Visit us for our food for thought seminar series Friday November 10th at 6:30pm. Register through coaonline.org. Download Exhibitor Hall Pass 

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Most people buy or sell a practice once in their lifetime. The process is complicated and includes a variety of steps including business analyses, negotiations, disclosures and written agreements. It can also be very emotional.  Emotions play a significant role … Continue reading

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The recent publication Women in Optometry reports the number of female optometrists growing to 40% in 2014.  We believe woman make great practice owners. A high percentage of buyers have indeed been women.  Check out out our story and others … Continue reading

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Visit us at the California Optometric Association Monterey Fall Symposium.  We will be exhibiting Friday, November 7, 2014 through Saturday, November 8, 2014.  Scott Daniels will speaking Friday evening about successful transitions and partnerships.  For more contact coavision.org http://www.coavision.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3290  

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