The Practice & Exam Lane

First Insight's MaximEyes and CooperVision's EyeCarePrime Form Partnership

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 11:14 AM NEW YORK—First Insight Corporation, developer of MaximEyes certified EHR and practice management software for eyecare professionals, and EyeCarePrime, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CooperVision have formed a partnership to streamline connections between MaximEyes software and Prime Nexus patient relationship management solutions.

[Partner Post] 6 Reasons ODs Adopt a New EHR

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:25 AM Making the tough decision to change your EHR or PM system doesn’t happen overnight. In some cases, it’s the everyday annoyances and inefficiencies that build up to push optometrists over the edge. However, in most cases, the existing system loses patient data, runs up your monthly bills, or stops your practice from serving its patients in another major way.

ODSpecialty Enables Practices to Showcase Their Expertise With Education Content

By Staff
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:00 AM EyeCarePro’s newest service, ODSpecialty, enables clients to enhance and showcase their optometric eyecare specialties with a range of tools, educational content, video and social posts. Clients are paired with a marketer who works exclusively with their particular vision care specialty, knows the ins-and-outs of that specialty and what it takes to effectively communicate with existing patients and to bring in new specialty patients.

Eyenuk Launches EyeScreen Human + AI Diagnostic Service

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:35 PM NEW YORK—Eyenuk, Inc. an artificial intelligence (AI) medical technology and services company, is launching the EyeScreen Human + AI Diagnostic Service for diabetic retinopathy (DR). By combining the high accuracy of AI disease detection with the accepted practice of human grading, the EyeScreen Service is designed to improve the overall safety of the system in contrast to other tele-retinal screening services that only use human grading.

EVOlens Is a New, Data-Driven PAL Recommendation System from IOT

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:55 AM TORRANCE, Calif.—IOT has recently introduced EVOlens, a patented, data-driven decision machine learning system designed to increase patient satisfaction over time. Many industries rely on machine learning algorithms to provide continuous improvement to the consumer experience over time. EVOlens brings this same innovation to the selection of progressive lens designs, according to IOT.

[Partner Post] 4-Week Profit Boot Camp

By CLICK Staff
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:10 AM In the hustle and bustle of patient care, the needs of your dispensary can get put on the back burner. But your dispensary has a big impact on your practice profits, making it important for you and your team stay on top of the latest trends and tools. We combined our best intelligence into a 4-week plan that will take your optical dispensary to the next level and help you boost your profits in 2019.

Functional Vision EyeQ Enables ODs to Identify Functional Vision Issues

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, March 7, 2019 10:03 AM NEW YORK—RightEye LLC is launching Functional Vision EyeQ a first-of-its kind automated test that allows optometrists to quickly and objectively identify functional vision issues that affect a host of everyday activities. Once a problem is identified, Functional Vision EyeQ automatically recommends computer-based exercises for patients to do at home, under the supervision of their optometrist.

IDOC Employee Handbook and HR Service Supports Workplace Productivity

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:45 AM NORWALK, Conn.—IDOC has recently announced the launch of a new human resources tool designed specifically for independent optometry practices. The new IDOC Employee Handbook Service helps IDOC members create customized guidelines for employee interactions, performance evaluation, articulation of current employee benefits and helps both ODs and their staff members stay fully compliant with changing workplace rules and regulations.

Coding & Billing: Incorporating Lifestyle History Into Medical History

By Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD and Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:30 AM NEW YORK—When you care about your patient, you learn about their lifestyle and incorporate these important facts into your medical history. Often, we think of the Lifestyle History as separate from the Medical History and the Demographic History. Because documenting the Medical History is essential to coding correctly and it is often time consuming, it’s not unusual to find that the Medical History has increased in importance and the Lifestyle questioning has decreased in importance.

Warby Parker New Virtual Try-On App Features Apple AR Technology

By CLICK Staff
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:25 AM NEW YORK—Warby Parker launched a new virtual try-on tool, which helps customers find their frames "even before they've technically put it on their face," the company pointed out. Now available to iPhone X users via the Warby Parker app, the new tool uses Apple’s ARKit and TrueDepth technology, along with Warby Parker’s proprietary frame placement and fit system to project frames onto the user’s face, the company said. "Unlike other VR applications, our Virtual Try-On tool uses an in-house placement algorithm that mimics unique 3D facial curvatures, resulting in a lifelike fitting room experience that reflects realistic frame color, texture, size and fit."

[Partner Post] 5 Ways to Build Your Patient Base

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:40 AM Although your patient base will naturally grow every year, there are a few techniques for boosting growth to meet your goals. Even if your practice has been around for years, adding new patients is always top of mind. Practice growth can come in many different forms whether you’re looking to bring on new patients, strengthen existing patient loyalty, or improve your workflow to make time for a heavier patient load. The following methods both make space for new patients in your practice and help you strategize your 2019 plans.

Topcon Medical Systems, M&S Technologies Partner on Computerized Vision Testing Systems

By CLICK Staff
Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:35 AM NEW YORK—Topcon Medical Systems and M&S Technologies have entered into a partnership where M&S Technologies will exclusively provide the M&S Smart System software to Topcon Medical Systems for incorporation into the Topcon CV-5000S Automated Vision Tester.

CheckedUp Adds New Features to Help ECPs With Decision Making

By CLICK Staff


Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:45 AM NEW YORK—CheckedUp, a specialty point of care and patient education company, is adding several new product features to optimize their health care decision technology. With over 5,000 eyecare professionals in the CheckedUp network, the technology empowers patients during their health care journey by engaging and educating them about their care, preventions, conditions, and treatment options.

An Online Resource That Makes Coding for Medicare Easier

By Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD and Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:20 AM NEW YORK—Coding for Medicare can be challenging. Here’s an online resource that can answer your questions as they arise, and help you increase your reimbursements. Medicare created resources to help providers and the Medicare Learning Network is one of those resources.