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VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: What ePatients Want From Your Practice

By Staff
Monday, February 23, 2015 10:00 AM Everyone has an opinion when it comes to EHR software. Is it worth the investment? Should I bother with Meaningful Use? Should it integrate with my practice management system? Should I move to the cloud? With so many options available these days you really need to refine what your practice is looking for when it comes to EHR software.

What You Don't Know About Patient Data... Could Hurt You or Your Patients

By John Sailer
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.

Professional Registries: Drilling Into Patient Information to Mine Big Data

By John Sailer
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.

Why ODs Must Embrace Health Information Exchange

By John Sailer
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.

Thousands of ODs Have Received Incentive Payments for Using EHRs

By John Sailer
Monday, February 16, 2015 12:07 AM Thousands of ODs Have Received Incentive Payments for Using EHRs

Comparing and Understanding the Stages of Meaningful Use

By John Sailer
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).

OcuHub: A Private Eyecare HIE

By John Sailer
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.

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: Advice to Follow When Shopping for EHR Software

By Staff
Monday, December 01, 2014 10:00 AM Everyone has an opinion when it comes to EHR software. Is it worth the investment? Should I bother with Meaningful Use? Should it integrate with my practice management system? Should I move to the cloud? With so many options available these days you really need to refine what your practice is looking for when it comes to EHR software.

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: How to Calculate and Improve Your Practice’s Optical Capture Rate

By Staff
Saturday, November 01, 2014 10:00 AM Optical capture rate compares the number of patients who received their prescription and the number of patients who filled their prescriptions at your practice. Since frame and contact lens sales are a big source of revenue for many practices, when it comes to your practice’s optical capture rate, the higher the percentage, the better.

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: The Latest Update on 2014 Meaningful Use Final Rule

By Staff
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:00 AM That's right, there have been more changes made to the Meaningful Use Incentive Program. Whether you've already started your Meaningful Use journey, or if you've been thinking about it for a while, read up! These Meaningful Use criteria updates are for you!

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: Four Ways to Ensure a Smooth EHR Software Implementation

By Staff
Monday, September 01, 2014 10:00 AM You've completed training, your staff is prepared, and you're finally ready to go-live with your EHR software!

Frames Data Releases '10 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Software' eBook

By Staff
Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:15 AM Product: "10 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Software" eBook

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: Practice Makes Perfect With Your Optometry Software

By Staff
Friday, August 01, 2014 10:00 AM Taking on new optometry office software in your practice is a big task. Luckily most software vendors offer training programs to get everybody up to speed!

VisionWeb's I.O. View [SPONSORED]: What Happens to Your Data When It’s in the Cloud?

By Staff
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:00 AM Cloud computing may not be a new concept to the world of technology, but it is relatively new to the eyecare industry. Many doctors have reservations about adopting cloud software in their practice because they don’t know what happens to their data in the cloud and security becomes a common concern.

American Academy of Ophthalmology’s IRIS Registry Approved for Federal Quality Reporting

By Staff
Friday, June 13, 2014 12:27 AM SAN FRANCISCO—The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s IRIS Registry eye disease and condition registry has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for federal quality reporting.
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