Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:00 AM
As independent optometrists and practice owners, running your practice isn't just about seeing patients. You're also managing a business. And, as a small business owner, managing your costs is a big part of the job. You probably evaluate your budget and see where you can make adjustments at the end or beginning of the year.
Friday, September 06, 2013 4:00 AM
Eyecare practices are now the nexus of a vast and rapidly growing
information network that connects practitioners with patients, insurance
companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.
Friday, September 06, 2013 3:50 AM
The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide financial
incentives for the Meaningful Use of certified EHR technology to improve
Friday, September 06, 2013 3:40 AM
There has been a lot of buzz surrounding cloud-based services in the optometry space, especially for practice management and EHR systems. But what exactly does it mean to be in the cloud? And to make things more complicated, there are many types of cloud models available.
Friday, September 06, 2013 3:10 AM
In 2009, Congress passed the Health Information Technology for Economic
and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to promote the adoption and Meaningful
Use of health information technology.
Monday, December 17, 2012 12:04 AM
One of the major benefits of using EMR is the potential for eliminating
all the storage space previously required by paper records.
Monday, December 17, 2012 12:02 AM
Similar to instrument integration, image management systems also transfer data to EMRs but are more highly specialized.
Monday, December 17, 2012 12:00 AM
Any eyecare professional who is not already aware that the government is
offering financial incentives for installing electronic medical records
(EMR) in their practices is dangerously behind the times.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:02 AM
A growing number of eyecare practices are taking advantage of smart
phones, email and text messaging to stay connected with the patients who
are at home, at work, or otherwise on the move.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:01 AM
As crucial as technology is to optimizing the patient experience, though, technology is not a solution by itself.