Friday, October 9, 2015 12:33 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their final rules
for the electronic health records (EHRs) incentive programs
on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:30 AM
ATLANTA—Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced yesterday that Alcon
, a division of Novartis (NYSE: NVS), has invested $500 million in the Johns Creek community within the Greater Atlanta Metro area since 2013.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:27 AM
plans to expand its online refraction service to include 41-to 65-year olds, a major segment of the vision correction market.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:25 AM
The second edition of OMO – Optical Monitor, a survey carried out by GFK and commissioned by Mido and Silmo, had its world premiere on 26 September.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:24 AM
is launching a new type of digital test that uses a computer equipped with proprietary eye-tracking technology to help physicians diagnose concussions.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:21 AM
KINGWOOD, Texas—Working toward a $1 million goal to help underwrite the building of Haiti’s first optometry school, l’Université d’Etat d’Haiti, Vision Source
has currently raised in excess of $500,000.
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, a leading practice development organization dedicated exclusively to making independent optometric practices more successful, has moved from its current head office space here to a new state-of-the-art 6,000 square foot office across town in Norwalk.
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:15 AM
NEW YORK—With thousands of eyecare professionals, optical companies, retailers, NGO organizations and consumers taking part in World Sight Day yesterday, several companies illustrated the importance of healthy vision and the need to improve access to vision care for millions around the world in formats easy to understand and designed for social media shares. OneSight and Deloitte issued a new study on The Global Need and Access which determined that of the 2.5 billion people in the world who need glasses, 1.1 billion people need them but lack access. An infographic depicting important facts and figures on the topic is posted
on VisionMonday.com. A second infographic, developed by Essilor, is also in VM.com’s Multimedia section
and it showcases noteworthy information about the importance of vision and learning, workplace productivity and more.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 11:26 PM
In conjunction with World Sight Day, OneSight and Deloitte are announcing the results of a recent study which determined 1.1 billion people need glasses but lack access. OneSight collaborated with Deloitte to determine how accessible vision care and quality eyewear are around the world.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:32 PM
Essilor and The Vision Impact Institute have amassed some eye-popping statistics about what the lack of vision care and proper eyewear can impact, from children’s learning to workers’ productivity.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:25 AM
Italia Independent’s strong growth continues with a 34.7% increase in net turnover during the first half of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:21 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—National Vision, Inc. (NVI) has entered into a multi-year partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:18 AM
NASHVILLE—Sandy Brown, a licensed optician practicing in Kentucky, was elected president of the Opticians Association of America
(OAA) at the organization’s recent OptiCon conference.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:15 AM
DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association
(OWA) has announced a new webinar for its members, “Empowering Your Team to Create a Customer Centric Company Culture.”