Living in a Digital World

By John Sailer
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM Much of the material we cover in Vision Monday lately—Millennials, e-commerce, electronic health records (EHRs), etc.—has one thing in common, a comfort and reliance on digital information.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM “Apple’s Tim Cook on Google Glass: ‘We thought that Glass as a wearable device was not a smart move, from a point of view that people would not really want to wear them.”

Overheard

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM “Millennials aren’t the only ones who sleep with their phone. I’m terrified for the day they release conclusive evidence that this causes brain tumors.”

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM “Anna Österholm: ‘We’ve demonstrated the ability to create virtually any color we want by mixing different electrochromic polymers, just like mixing paint.’”

Overheard

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM “Before working for VM, I didn’t realize the industry was making advancements in not only glasses and CLs, but also sport goggles and virtual reality headsets.”

Understanding ‘Selfie-Indulgent’ Millennials

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, March 02, 2015 12:00 AM I have to admit that the penchant among Millennials for taking selfies and posting them on social media sites first struck me as self-indulgent.

‘Outcomes’ Are the New Health Care Measurement

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM VM’s Cover Topic this month is broad and complex—and very, very important to all eyecare professionals.

Fake It Till You Make It

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM I post. I tweet. I pin. I like, favorite, share, retweet and text. I have complete conversations using nothing but emojis and can hashtag for maximum impact.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM “After editing this month’s Cover Story, I can understand why my OD has all my health records stored electronically. Nice to know they are ahead of the curve.”

Overheard

By Andrew Karp
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM “EHR systems may curb future demand for physicians, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.”

Overheard

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM “With the help of electronic health records, outcomes-based health care is coming fast; ECPs must adapt or see their reimbursements decrease.”

Overheard

By Tiffany Wong
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:00 AM “The $260M incentive may be over, but penalties will be implemented to those who aren’t using EHRs. Adopt the system while you’re ahead.”

Leadership Tip: Know What You Don’t Know

By Marge Axelrad
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 8:30 AM Someone once gave me some good advice. He said, “Be confident about what you’ve learned. But try to understand what it is that you don’t know. That’s how you’ll really widen your understanding— and make better decisions.”

Overheard

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, January 19, 2015 7:31 PM “The best input I got researching Millennials? ‘You can’t fake it.’ Thanks, Julia Gogosha! Stay tuned to the Millennial Project in 2015 to learn how NOT to fake it.”

Overheard

By John Sailer
Monday, January 19, 2015 7:21 PM “Millennials have favorite brands, and your goal is to be a favorite brand, according to author Jeff Fromm.”
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