Monday, May 3, 2021 12:18 AM
, a leading nationwide doctor alliance group, has launched a marketing advisory service for its membership.
Monday, May 3, 2021 12:01 AM
The landlords and tenants are on a more even playing field now. You're working with them as opposed to working against each other, which, in the past, sometimes those relationships [were] a little challenging.
Friday, April 30, 2021 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—As evidenced by recent news and Vision Monday's
own coverage of pharmacy chains, retailer groups and new competitive business models expanding their commitments in the primary and specialty healthcare space, there is a new interchange between the worlds of "retail" and "healthcare" growing within the current business climate. It's the topic of this week's latest short video, Micro Chats on Macro Trends, a series of conversations between VM
editorial director Marge Axelrad and lens and technology editor Andrew Karp. The video can be viewed by clicking here
Friday, April 30, 2021 12:18 AM
NEW YORK - VSP Vision Care
is teaming up with the American Diabetes Association
(ADA) and Regeneron
to discuss COVID-19’s impact on people living with diabetes, especially as it pertains to their vision. The roundtable, set for May 5, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET, will feature medical professionals and two patient ‘Champions’ who will share their insights and experiences from the past 14 months. The effort is part of the ongoing Focus on Diabetes
initiative with the ADA, which was previously announced.
Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:00 AM
NEW YORK—With the continued advance of COVID-19, the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in high demand among eyecare professionals and their staff. A new and exclusive special digital resource from 20/20
and Vision Monday
showcases a variety of product offerings to help ECPs, their associates and patients to stay safe.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:20 PM
Vaccine hesitancy is common. A recent NPR/Marist poll found that one in four Americans said they would refuse a coronavirus vaccine outright if offered. Another 5 percent are “undecided” about whether they would get the shot. Some of those people may work for your practice. Here are a few tips on how to encourage employees to get vaccinated against COVID. Have you already gotten vaccinated against COVID-19? You have an opportunity to lead by example. There is tremendous misinformation circulating about the COVID-19 vaccination. Take time to educate employees about the truth, including sharing information about the safety and approval measures that are in place when a new vaccine comes on the market, and the trials that took place before the COVID vaccines in use in the U.S. were given the green light. Read More
Monday, April 19, 2021 12:21 AM
has announced the addition of IDOC HR Now, a comprehensive HR management service, to their list of inclusive member benefits.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:24 AM
SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Shamir
has formed a partnership with Vision Benefits of America, Inc.
(VBA), a commercial group benefits organization, to create the VBA/Shamir Pandemic Assistance Program. The program is designed to assist in-network eyecare professionals who have “endured more complicated operations over the past year.”
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 6:27 PM
We’re dealing with a global pandemic that has disrupted almost every aspect of our daily lives, and if 2020 taught us anything, it was that the only thing that remained constant was change. Congress recently passed another giant piece of legislation, the American Rescue Plan Act, to aid our country as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are key sections of the legislation that optometric practice owners should understand and plan for in 2021. Read More
Monday, March 22, 2021 3:00 PM
We’ve all seen those notifications and displays on our phones tallying up our average screen time for the week. I don’t know about you, but I find it a bit jarring some weeks to see how much time I am spending on my phone. And I’m sure I’m not alone. Ever since we went into lockdown last March, we’ve all been spending way too much time not just on phones, but on electronic devices in general—including laptops, ipads and TVs. And once you add in children learning remotely on screens, you have a recipe for digital overload throughout the entire family. Here are some eye opening statistics about the rise of Digital Eye Strain (DES) and some advice from several eye doctors on how to combat the problem. Read More