Monday, February 16, 2015 12:10 AM
If you’re not storing your patient data in electronic health records, your reimbursements are going to be reduced in the coming era of “outcomes-based” health care . . . and it could even impact how you treat your patients.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:09 AM
It will soon be commonplace for eyecare professionals to automatically integrate with health care professional Registries to aggregate their own patient data for analysis and compare themselves to the benchmarks of their peers.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:08 AM
To be a part of the new emerging outcomes-based medical model and the changes in reimbursement that will result, optometrists must embrace the ability to electronically share and use secure, encrypted patient data.
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:07 AM
Thousands of ODs Have Received Incentive Payments for Using EHRs
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:06 AM
While the deadline to receive financial incentives for implementing the Meaningful Use of certified electronic health records (EHRs) has past, ECPs still need to start using EHRs to avoid reductions in reimbursement (see page 46).
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:05 AM
OcuHub is a “national private health information exchange for eyecare that includes elements of data exchange, data analysis and care coordination,”according to its CEO, Barry Barresi, OD, PhD, “ Created as part of AOAExcel when Barresi was still executive director of the American Optometric Association, OcuHub is now owned by TearLab, which purchased the entity in 2014.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:06 AM
The Intelligent Office is a VM microsite dedicated to innovative systems and technologies that provide new ways for eyecare practices and optical retail stores to communicate with patients, insurance companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:00 AM
Remember when polarized lenses were demonstrated by holding up two lenses and rotating them? Or when patients learned about glaucoma treatments by reading a brochure? How about when medical records arrived by mail in a manila envelope?
Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 AM
Electronic communication . . . some might assume that it would make for
impersonal interaction between the doctor and the patient.