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.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 1:30 PM
When it comes to keeping established patients coming back to the practice, most optometric offices employ a variety of recall and appointment reminder systems.
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.
Monday, September 08, 2014 11:49 AM
Vision West has partnered with Optometric Business Solutions (OBS) to offer its members ICD-10 training and compliance resources.
Thursday, September 04, 2014 12:21 AM
Wink Technologies, Frames Data IDA Integration
Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:15 AM
C&E Vision, one of the country’s largest buying groups, has launched its new website, to highlight expanded sections, provide access to new programs like the ECP Interact learning program as well as other exclusive member products and services.
Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:18 AM
MediGain’s reimbursement and billing support, now incorporating Nextech’s practice management system.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:00 AM
As independent optometrists and practice owners, running your practice isn't just about seeing patients. You're also managing a business. And, as a small business owner, managing your costs is a big part of the job. You probably evaluate your budget and see where you can make adjustments at the end or beginning of the year.