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VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: What ePatients Want From Your Practice

By Staff
Monday, February 23, 2015 10:00 AM Everyone has an opinion when it comes to EHR software. Is it worth the investment? Should I bother with Meaningful Use? Should it integrate with my practice management system? Should I move to the cloud? With so many options available these days you really need to refine what your practice is looking for when it comes to EHR software.

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.

Konan Medical Introduces EvokeDx, a Next Generation VEP + ERG Vision Diagnostics Platform

By Staff
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 3:02 PM Konan Medical is launching its newest device, EvokeDx, a next-generation visual pathway diagnostics platform to assess visual evoked potentials (VEP) and electroretinograms (ERG).

Eyetek Intros Versatile Acuity Testing System

By Staff
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:47 PM Eyetek’s new DAS (Digital Acuity System) uses the latest in advanced and affordable technology. A computer, the size of a pack of gum, plugs directly into the HDMI of an LCD TV.

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: Advice to Follow When Shopping for EHR Software

By Staff
Monday, December 01, 2014 10:00 AM Everyone has an opinion when it comes to EHR software. Is it worth the investment? Should I bother with Meaningful Use? Should it integrate with my practice management system? Should I move to the cloud? With so many options available these days you really need to refine what your practice is looking for when it comes to EHR software.

New Zeiss App Helps ECPs Identify Digital Eye Strain

By Staff
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10:33 AM Zeiss has developed a free downloadable app to help ECPs identify patients with symptoms of Digital Eye Strain, and support sales of the new Zeiss Digital Lens.

Adaptica Updates Software for 2Win Portable Refractometer and Vision Analyzer

By Staff
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10:17 AM Adaptica, the Italy-based maker of technology products based on adaptive optics, announces the release of the new 2Win rev 3.2, the portable binocular refractometer and vision analyzer that delivers an accurate, complete and objective assessment of the visual function.

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: How to Calculate and Improve Your Practice’s Optical Capture Rate

By Staff
Saturday, November 01, 2014 10:00 AM Optical capture rate compares the number of patients who received their prescription and the number of patients who filled their prescriptions at your practice. Since frame and contact lens sales are a big source of revenue for many practices, when it comes to your practice’s optical capture rate, the higher the percentage, the better.

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: The Latest Update on 2014 Meaningful Use Final Rule

By Staff
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:00 AM That's right, there have been more changes made to the Meaningful Use Incentive Program. Whether you've already started your Meaningful Use journey, or if you've been thinking about it for a while, read up! These Meaningful Use criteria updates are for you!

US Ophthalmic Debuts All-In-One Digital Refraction System

By Staff
Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:10 AM US Ophthalmic is introducing the Ezer Digital Practice 7800, an all-inclusive refraction system. The Ezer Digital Practice 7800 is made up of three powerful devices—the ERK-7800 Autorefractor/Keratometer, the EDR-7800 Digital Refractor, and the ECP-5400 Chart Projector.
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