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What You Don't Know About Patient Data... Could Hurt You or Your Patients

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:10 AM If you’re not storing your patient data in electronic health records, your reimbursements are going to be reduced in the coming era of “outcomes-based” health care . . . and it could even impact how you treat your patients.

Professional Registries: Drilling Into Patient Information to Mine Big Data

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:09 AM It will soon be commonplace for eyecare professionals to automatically integrate with health care professional Registries to aggregate their own patient data for analysis and compare themselves to the benchmarks of their peers.

Why ODs Must Embrace Health Information Exchange

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:08 AM To be a part of the new emerging outcomes-based medical model and the changes in reimbursement that will result, optometrists must embrace the ability to electronically share and use secure, encrypted patient data.

Thousands of ODs Have Received Incentive Payments for Using EHRs

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:07 AM Thousands of ODs Have Received Incentive Payments for Using EHRs

Comparing and Understanding the Stages of Meaningful Use

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:06 AM While the deadline to receive financial incentives for implementing the Meaningful Use of certified electronic health records (EHRs) has past, ECPs still need to start using EHRs to avoid reductions in reimbursement (see page 46).

OcuHub: A Private Eyecare HIE

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:05 AM OcuHub is a “national private health information exchange for eyecare that includes elements of data exchange, data analysis and care coordination,”according to its CEO, Barry Barresi, OD, PhD, “ Created as part of AOAExcel when Barresi was still executive director of the American Optometric Association, OcuHub is now owned by TearLab, which purchased the entity in 2014.

What ECPs Are Saying About Apps

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Friday, September 05, 2014 12:01 AM

VM Microsite Delivers 'Intelligent Office' Techniques and Technologies

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:06 AM The Intelligent Office is a VM microsite dedicated to innovative systems and technologies that provide new ways for eyecare practices and optical retail stores to communicate with patients, insurance companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.

App Snaps: Dispensary

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:05 AM

App Snaps: Exam Lane

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:04 AM

App Snaps: Practice Systems

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:03 AM

App Snaps: Waiting Room

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:02 AM

App Snaps: Outside the Office

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:01 AM

Apps of My Eye

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM Remember when polarized lenses were demonstrated by holding up two lenses and rotating them? Or when patients learned about glaucoma treatments by reading a brochure? How about when medical records arrived by mail in a manila envelope?

HIGH TECH = HIGH TOUCH

By John Sailer


Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM
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