What You Need To Know About�Surviving the Economic Crisis: Lab Style

Gagain, Russell A.
September 2009
LabTalk;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 37 Issue 19C, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents a discussion on what laboratory owners can do while experiencing a period of difficulty. The author suggests they should be imaginative of new ideas or things to encourage customers with patients and suppliers. According to the author, lab owners should be compelled to propose incentive programs for lens only packages that doctors, optometrists, and opticians will not be able to refuse.


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