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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.

CLX System and My Vision Express Announce Integration Upgrades to Improve Contact Lens Management

By Staff
Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:15 AM Product: CLX and My Vision Express

Keeping Schedules Full in Practices with Multiple Doctors and Locations

By Evan Kestenbaum, MBA
Thursday, December 11, 2014 1:30 PM When it comes to keeping established patients coming back to the practice, most optometric offices employ a variety of recall and appointment reminder systems.

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.

ICD-10 Resources Now Offered by Vision West

By Staff
Monday, September 08, 2014 11:49 AM Vision West has partnered with Optometric Business Solutions (OBS) to offer its members ICD-10 training and compliance resources.

Wink Technologies Completes Frames Data IDA Integration

By Staff
Thursday, September 04, 2014 12:21 AM Product: Wink Technologies, Frames Data IDA Integration

C&E Vision Launches New Website

By Staff
Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:15 AM Product: C&E Vision, one of the country’s largest buying groups, has launched its new website, to highlight expanded sections, provide access to new programs like the ECP Interact learning program as well as other exclusive member products and services.

MediGain Partners With Nextech to Provide Enhanced Billing and Reimbursement Services for Specialty Practices

By Staff
Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:18 AM Product: MediGain’s reimbursement and billing support, now incorporating Nextech’s practice management system.
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