SAN FRANCISCO—Barti Software, a developer of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management software for optometrists, and Akrinos, a partner in launching, purchasing and growing independent eyecare practices, have announced a strategic partnership which combines Barti’s EHR platform with Akrinos’ comprehensive suite of business solutions, according to the announcement. “Here at Barti, we are deeply committed to empowering optometrists with technology solutions that enable them to effortlessly run their practices while focusing on patient care,” said Colton Calandrella, CEO and co-founder of Barti Software.

“Our partnership with Akrinos amplifies the benefits of our platform, such as time savings and increased patient flow, providing doctors with resources and expert strategies to effectively thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape,” Calandrella said.

The companies stated that the partnership will enable optometry practice owners to focus on growth opportunities and patient care by combining technological efficiency with strategic business insights. New practices will benefit from Barti’s comprehensive software, which consolidates all necessary functionalities to run a practice into a single platform, complemented by Akrinos’ expertise in initial business setup and growth, according to the announcement. Established practices will benefit from streamlined operations, consolidated software solutions, and enhanced time efficiency with Barti, the companies said, facilitating the scaling and management of multiple locations.

Erich H. Mattei, president and chief vision officer at Akrinos, said, “Akrinos makes the business of eyecare approachable, accessible and profitable. By joining forces with Barti Software, we bring a comprehensive approach to practice management that supports doctors at every stage of their career. This partnership is poised to redefine industry standards, making it easier than ever for practices to thrive in today’s competitive environment.”

Optometrists interested in learning how this partnership can benefit their practice can click here for more information and to schedule a consultation.