Visionworks Warns 75,000 Customers of Lost Database Server

By Staff
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:21 AM ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Visionworks is notifying as many as 75,000 of the national retail chain’s customers that it has learned of an incident that may involve personal information of individuals who received services at its Jennifer Square, Annapolis, Md., location.

Karlsrud Contact Center Solutions Relaunches Telecare Support Services

By Staff
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:18 AM MINNEAPOLIS— Karlsrud Contact Center Solutions (KCCS), formerly 6 Calls, the first telephone support company owned, operated and staffed by veterans of the optical industry, has announced the official relaunch of their Telecare service.

Modernizing Medicine Closes on $15M Funding for Cloud-Based EMR, Including Ophthalmology-Specific System

By Staff
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:24 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.— Modernizing Medicine, Inc., creator of the cloud-based electronic medical record (EMR) system known as the Electronic Medical Assistant (EMA), has closed on approximately $15M of an expected $20M funding round.

RevolutionEHR Receives Financial Investment from RevOptix, Newly Formed Private Investment Group

By Staff
Friday, October 10, 2014 12:23 AM MADISON, Wis.—Earlier this week on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, optometric software provider, RevolutionEHR received a financial investment from RevOptix, a newly formed private investment group headed by executive chairman Gunnar Bjorklund.

Nextech Systems to Acquire MDIntelleSys, an Electronic Health Record Software Supplier for Ophthalmology

By Staff
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:24 AM TAMPA—Health care technology provider, Nextech Systems, announced last week that it plans to acquire MDIntelleSys (MDI), a supplier of electronic health record (EHR) software for ophthalmologists.

‘An Eye Exam From a Cell Phone?’ Is Topic of May 28 ‘Power Hour’ With EyeNetra

By Staff
Monday, May 26, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The topic of the May 28 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice will be “An Eye Exam From a Cell Phone?” as the show features EyeNetra’s co-founder, David Schafran.

First Insight Develops Two-Way Integration Between Visioffice and MaximEyes

By Staff
Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:27 AM HILLSBORO, Ore.—The Essilor Visioffice system now integrates in both directions with First Insight Corp.’s MaximEyes 11.0 practice management program.

Ocuco Acquires Vancouver-Based EMRlogic

By Staff
Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:45 AM MANCHESTER, Conn.— Ocuco, the global software company behind the Acuitas practice management system (PMS) and the Innovations lab management system, has acquired Vancouver-based EMRlogic, provider of the ODPro PMS and the activEHR electronic health records program.

HIGH TECH = HIGH TOUCH

By John Sailer


Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Success Strategy: The Connected, ‘Intelligent’ Office

By Marge Axelrad


Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM

VM and 20/20 Magazine Announce EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013

By Staff
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are pleased to announce the selections in the 5th annual EyeVote Readers’ Choice Awards, a special survey aimed at identifying readers’ favorite products and companies of the year.

AOAExcel to Present 'EHR & Medical Records Compliance Program'

By Staff
Monday, September 23, 2013 10:00 AM ST. LOUIS— AOAExcel, the wholly owned subsidiary of the American Optometric Association, will present an “EHR & Medical Records Compliance Program” starting in Atlanta on Aug. 21.

Late to EHR? Financial Incentives Are Still Available

By Staff
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 3:00 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.

The Intelligent Office

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 22, 2013 3:35 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.

Software Developer Modernizing Medicine Receives $14 Million in Equity Funding from Summit Partners

By Staff
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:20 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.— Modernizing Medicine has received $14 million in equity funding from Summit Partners. The creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant (EMA) cloud-based electronic medical record (EMR) system recently partnered with Eyefinity to launch Eyefinity EHR later this year, as reported by VMail June 28, 2013.
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