Eyefinity Taps Masoud Nafey, OD, to Head Professional Relations

By Staff
Friday, October 14, 2016 12:18 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Eyefinity, the practice management software division of VSP Global, has named Masoud Nafey, OD as vice president of professional relations.

Vision Monday, 20/20 Magazine Host Eighth Annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

By Staff
Friday, September 30, 2016 12:33 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the eighth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

RevolutionEHR Acquires Practice Management Software Company Getwell

By Staff
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:30 AM MADISON, Wis.—RevolutionEHR, a provider of cloud-based practice management and EHR software for eyecare, has acquired software provider Getwell.

Hoya Launches Seiko Elite, a Practice Development Program for ECPs

By Staff
Monday, April 4, 2016 12:21 AM LEWISVILLE, Texas—Hoya Vision North America is launching Seiko Elite, a practice development program for eyecare professionals.

Compulink Business Systems to Acquire Echo’s Eyecom Division

By Staff
Friday, January 15, 2016 12:27 AM THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.—Compulink Business Systems, based here, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Eyecom, a division of Echo, a HealthStream company.

Alphaeon Announces Plan to Acquire Integrity Digital Solutions

By Staff
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:24 AM IRVINE, Calif.—Alphaeon Corp., a lifestyle health care company, announced Friday its plan to acquire Integrity Digital Solutions, a developer of EMR software for ophthalmologists, for an undisclosed sum.

Medicare Fee Schedule for 2016 Contains AOA-Backed Policies

By Staff
Friday, November 13, 2015 12:15 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—Medicare's 2016 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) contains several AOA-backed policies that promote greater access to doctors of optometry for America's Medicare beneficiaries, according to an announcement from the AOA.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Releases Final Rules for the EHR Incentive Program

By Staff
Friday, October 9, 2015 12:33 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their final rules for the electronic health records (EHRs) incentive programs on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015.

Optical Organizations Release Resources to Help With Transition to ICD-10

By Staff
Monday, September 28, 2015 12:21 AM LOUISVILLE, Ky.—With ICD-10 scheduled to go into effect on Oct. 1, 2015, the National Association of Vision Care Plans, as well as other optical organizations, have released resources to help with the transition.

Rev360 Launches to Deliver Data-Driven Services for Eyecare Professionals

By Staff
Saturday, September 19, 2015 12:21 AM MADISON, Wis.—A new business services company for eyecare professionals, Rev360, was launched to deliver data-driven services enabled by RevolutionEHR practice data. The concept for Rev360 began nearly two years ago when RevolutionEHR introduced RevCycle, a revenue cycle management service for RevolutionEHR users.

Vision Industry Veterans Launch Quuxx to Encrypt Prescriptions to Help ECPs Adhere to Regulations

By Staff
Monday, September 14, 2015 12:24 AM AUBREY, Texas—To help eyecare professionals share patient information while adhering to new health care regulations, Quuxx launched earlier this year with plans to introduce a full suite of cloud-based integrated solutions known as the vRxID Solution Suite.

High-Tech Tutors

By Brian P. Dunleavy
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:11 AM

The Eye-Q Factor

By Brian P. Dunleavy
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:10 AM Using automated communication tools, doctors can now direct relevant education to their patients, wherever and whenever, on their preferred electronic device. In the information age, while the good news is that patients have access to a wealth of information, the bad news is that the information can often be random and disorganized.

Ocuco Acquires Optical Business of Acumenex, an E-Commerce Provider

By Staff
Friday, July 3, 2015 12:30 AM TORONTO, Canada and DUBLIN, Ireland—Ocuco, the Dublin-based international optical software company, has acquired the optical business of Acumenex, provider of e-commerce solutions to leading chains, insurers and independent eyecare practitioners in the U.S. and Canada.

Three More EHR Systems Commit to Participate in AOA Registry

By Staff
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:27 AM ST. LOUIS—Just ahead of its official launch at Optometry’s Meeting, AOA MORE received commitments for participation from three additional EHR systems.
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