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Non-Contact Medical Equipment Expanding Care For Practices

Non-Contact Medical Equipment Expanding Care For Practices

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 17, 2020

The pandemic has forced medical practices to get creative, including turning to non-contact equipment that allows them to still care for their patients.

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Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Equipment Obsolescence

Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Equipment Obsolescence

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 07, 2020

No matter the business, avoiding equipment obsolescence is not easy. One solution is to investigate the viability of equipment financing.

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The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 15, 2020

These key questions are important to consider before signing an equipment financing agreement, especially if you’re just beginning your research.

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California Optometrist Adjusts Patient Procedures To Prevent COVID-19

California Optometrist Adjusts Patient Procedures To Prevent COVID-19

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 16, 2020

Medical practices, especially optical, dental and chiropractic practices, have changed the way they see patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Emergence Of Telehealth Could Impact Patient Care

How Emergence Of Telehealth Could Impact Patient Care

Posted by: Stearns Bank on May 14, 2020

The emergence of telehealth and telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic may change the way medical practices handle their patients in the future.

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6 Things Optical & Dental Practices Can Do During COVID-19

6 Things Optical & Dental Practices Can Do During COVID-19

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Mar 26, 2020

Even though medical professionals can’t see patients right now, they can do other things to help their practice during their down time.

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Merchant Services Deliver on Convenience and Security

Merchant Services Deliver on Convenience and Security

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 13, 2020

Merchant services, from business partners such as Fitech, improve the customer experience with easy payment methods and secure technology.

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How To Start A Successful Medical Practice

How To Start A Successful Medical Practice

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 02, 2020

Medical professionals may not have the business acumen to be an instant success. Here are tips to get off on the right foot if you’re starting a practice.

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Optometrist Uses Section 179 Tax Deduction To Enhance Practice

Optometrist Uses Section 179 Tax Deduction To Enhance Practice

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 12, 2018

By investing in new equipment for his practice, Elton feels like he was investing in himself in the long term.

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The Basic Process To Apply For Equipment Financing

The Basic Process To Apply For Equipment Financing

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Sep 27, 2018

Advice to prepare if you’re applying for equipment financing with a financial institution, especially buying equipment for your small business.

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