App-solutely! Embracing New Ideas

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM How many??

VM’s Andy Karp and John Sailer write about some 22 new vision-care related apps in our cover story this month. Plus we’re putting another four online.

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By John Sailer
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “People love apps,” Dennis DeLee, OD, told us for this issue’s Cover Story. “It’s another way we can keep our face in front of them.” jsailer@jobson.com

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By Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “Two-thirds of 500 recently surveyed physicians use some kind of mobile app in the performance of their jobs, according to MedData Group.” akarp@jobson.com

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By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM “Instagram is being used by businesses in innovative ways. See how ECPs have made the image sharing app worth their while on page 16.” cwolinski@jobson.com

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By Mary Kane
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM "Jonathan Hudson of Homebase believes “Apps are a great tool to engage with existing customers and try to delight them with great content.” mkane@jobson.com

Progress and Change

By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM I recently celebrated a birthday (29… for the eighth time… if you’re counting). And as of this issue’s August 18 print date, it’s been eight years to the day that I started as an editor at Vision Monday. (Yes, I’ve been 29 the entire time.)

‘When the Student Is Ready . . .’

By John Sailer

Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM Today’s optometry students are entering a world of change. Health care reform is transforming the profession. State legislation is extending optometry’s scope of care.

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

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By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM

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By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Summertime Ideas: Exploring and ‘Reshoring’

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 AM No matter how long you’ve been doing something, there’s always a little light that can go off in your brain when you learn you can do things differently.

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By Deirdre Carroll
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM “Now that it’s (finally!) summer! I’m on the hunt for a better way to display my sunwear so I can grab the best style each day… Any ideas?” dcarroll@jobson.com

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By John Sailer
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM “There are more than 50 million people in the U.S. who’ve never had an eye exam,” said Aaron Dallek in support of Opternative’s online refraction technology. jsailer@jobson.com

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By Andrew Karp
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM
“We can show a patient with night myopia how it will look driving on the Turnpike,” said Digital Vision Systems Keith Thompson about the firm’s virtual refraction.” akarp@jobson.com

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By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 AM “What’s that in your window? We’re officially in summer strolling season— spruce up your window display to attract new customers and potential patients.” cwolinski@jobson.com
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