Mary Kane

Mary Kane, Executive Editor

Mary helps to oversee the editorial coverage of Vision Monday and its print publication, VMail, e-newsletters, VisionMonday.com and the Vision Expo Dailies. She also covers general company news, industry developments and business trends, as well as professional associations news and features. She is also responsible for deadline queries and operational questions for Vision Monday print editions and VMail. Contact Mary at mkane@jobson.com.

Making Sense of Big Data for Todays Health Care Sector

By Mary Kane
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:06 AM The tagline on the IBM Watson Foundations website declares “Make data make sense” and that’s just what IBM’s Charlie Schick, PhD did for Summit attendees as he led a fascinating and informative discussion on Big Data, outlining what it means to today’s world of health care and ultimately, how it might impact those in optical.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM

Land of the Giants

By Mary Kane
Monday, February 24, 2014 11:00 AM The day after Google announced they would partner with VSP on an Rx eyeglass collection for Glass, my sister emailed me.

Land of the Giants

By Mary Kane
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM The day after Google announced they would partner with VSP on an Rx eyeglass collection for Glass, my sister emailed me.

Overheard

By Mary Kane


Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM

THE BIG IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

By Marge Axelrad, Mary Kane, Andrew Karp, Deirdre Carroll, John Sailer, Catherine Wolinski
Monday, December 30, 2013 12:35 AM 2013 was yet another year that moved the optical industry forward in significant directions. Forces as diverse as online retailing, managed care, consolidation, rebranding, technology, demands on the independent, a growing number of alliances, the growth of social media, the continued rise of social-purpose marketing and a changing health care benefits landscape pushed and buffeted the business.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, December 16, 2013 12:00 AM

Playing the Insurance Game

By Mary Kane
Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00 AM It’s been a very interesting year for health insurance. On a personal note, I made it my mission to get everything I possibly could out of my health care benefits, including vision, but more on that later.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 PM

Optical Industry Begins the Countdown to World Sight Day Challenge

By Mary Kane
Monday, September 23, 2013 9:44 AM NEW YORK—Optometry Giving Sight reports that close to 1,000 optometrists and their practices throughout North America are already raising funds in support of the upcoming World Sight Day Challenge on Oct. 10 to help people who are needlessly blind or vision impaired due to uncorrected refractive error.

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, September 23, 2013 12:00 AM

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By Mary Kane
Monday, September 09, 2013 12:00 AM

Overheard

By Mary Kane
Monday, August 19, 2013 9:29 AM
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