Friday, July 03, 2015 12:30 AM
TORONTO, Canada and DUBLIN, Ireland—Ocuco
, the Dublin-based international optical software company, has acquired the optical business of Acumenex
, provider of e-commerce solutions to leading chains, insurers and independent eyecare practitioners in the U.S. and Canada.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 12:30 AM
ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Clarkson Eyecare
, one of the largest eyecare groups in the Midwest, has acquired EyeCare Associates
(ECA), a 19-office optometry practice in Alabama and Pinnacle Optical LLC, a full-service wholesale lab in Alabama. Details of the transaction, which was backed by FFL Partners
, a San Francisco-based U.S. private equity firm, were not disclosed.
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:27 AM
ST. LOUIS—Just ahead of its official launch at Optometry’s Meeting
, AOA MORE received commitments for participation from three additional EHR systems.
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:15 AM
ST. LOUIS—Registration is open for the next American Board of Optometry
Board Certification exam period for the month of July 2015, one of two months during the year when the exam is offered.
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:13 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Jim McGrann, currently president of VSP Vision Care and soon-to-be CEO (Oct. 1) of VSP Global
, will be the featured guest on the June 24 edition of the “Power Hour.”
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:03 AM
For many students, graduation comes with the uncertainty of what the future might hold, as well as what next steps one should take to reach a career goal. For the 2015 graduating class of optometrists and opticians, they continue to rise to the challenge, setting the standard and proving to be the up-and-comers to watch out for in the field of optical.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:30 AM
SEATTLE—Final details are being put into place for the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 118th Annual Congress and the American Optometric Student Association’s (AOSA) 45th Annual Conference, Optometry’s Meeting
, which will get underway here next week at the Washington State Convention Center, June 24 to 27, with a series of leadership events, continuing education and workshops, special honors and exhibits.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:10 AM
Some medical professionals fear it because it will dramatically change the codes they use for reimbursement. Some mock it because the codes are so specific they can be as bizarre as “burn due to water-skis on fire” and “stabbed while crocheting.” But all realize that by Oct. 1, 2015, the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10 will be unavoidable.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:09 AM
With the looming Oct. 1, 2015, deadline approaching that will require all medical professionals to start coding using ICD-10, using the right software can simplify the process.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:08 AM
Your electronic health record system will be an integral part of converting to ICD-10.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:07 AM
With the deadline for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coming Oct. 1, 2015, a number of organizations are helping health care professionals prepare for the shift.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:23 AM
CINCINNATI—The ECP Network
, an eyecare provider alliance with member locations in 34 states, acquired an interest in Summit Eyecare Network
(SEN), a network of independent optometrists based in Akron, Ohio.
Friday, June 05, 2015 12:18 AM
ST LOUIS—Optometry Cares- The AOA Foundation
will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its InfantSEE
program at Optometry’s Meeting in Seattle, Wash. on Friday, June 26.
Friday, June 05, 2015 12:15 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.—The National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) announced that Emily M. Korszen, a third-year Nova Southeastern University
(NSU) College of Optometry student tied one other student for the highest score in the nation on the Part I Applied Basic Science (ABS) Examination in 2015.