Friday, September 06, 2013 4:00 AM
Eyecare practices are now the nexus of a vast and rapidly growing
information network that connects practitioners with patients, insurance
companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.
Friday, September 06, 2013 3:30 AM
Electronic health records are no longer “theoretical.” Here, there and
everywhere, they are a “reality,” quickly on their way to becoming
ubiquitous, following the patient every step of the way through their
health care experience.
Friday, September 06, 2013 3:00 AM
Where is all of this technology headed? While some ECPs may view the
installation of EHR systems as a means to the end of receiving incentive
payments for their documented meaningful use of certified software,
this is actually only the beginning
Thursday, May 09, 2013 12:18 AM
Vital Art and Science, a Richardson, Texas-based
start-up, has developed myVisionTrack, an accurate, portable, and
user-friendly system that enables patients with retinal diseases to
quickly and efficiently monitor their own vision function at home.
Thursday, April 04, 2013 12:18 AM
CooperVision now offers eye doctors the ability to
communicate with patients automatically using custom Web-based software
offered by Websystem3.
Monday, March 04, 2013 12:02 AM
Thanks to smartphones and tablets, ECPs and patients are connecting in new and novel ways.
Monday, March 04, 2013 12:00 AM
In today’s wireless world, mobile devices, apps and software innovations
are enabling eyecare professionals and their patients to stay
Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:18 AM
PatientCal Online Appointment Notes
PatientCal, business management software that is specifically designed
for the healthcare industry, has released online appointment notes.
Monday, December 17, 2012 12:01 AM
To qualify for the incentive payments established by the HITECH Act,
users of electronic medical records must demonstrate “meaningful use,”
which is being implemented in three stages.
Monday, December 17, 2012 12:00 AM
Any eyecare professional who is not already aware that the government is
offering financial incentives for installing electronic medical records
(EMR) in their practices is dangerously behind the times.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:02 AM
A growing number of eyecare practices are taking advantage of smart
phones, email and text messaging to stay connected with the patients who
are at home, at work, or otherwise on the move.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—What do eyecare patients expect when they visit their eye
doctor or optician? Excellent care, top notch service, a good selection
of top quality products and reasonable prices usually top their list of