PECAA Names Jonathan Worrall President

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Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:27 AM BOCA RATON, Fla.—Professional Eye Care Associates of America (PECAA) announced it has appointed Jonathan Worrall as president. Worrall will officially assume the position in January 2023.

VSP Vision Premier SHiFT 2022 Meeting Shared New Investments to Support Private Practice

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:24 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—The VSP Vision Premier Program held its seventh annual SHiFT meeting from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Scottsdale, Ariz., drawing more than 800 attendees from across the country.

XP Health Raises $17.1 Million Series A Funding for Its Digital FirstTransform Vision Benefits Platform

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Monday, October 3, 2022 12:21 AM SAN CARLOS, Calif.—XP Health, a company developing a digital-first vision benefits platform, announced a $17.1 million Series A round led by HC9 Ventures, Valor Capital Group and ManchesterStory.

VSP Vision Acquires Professional Eye Care Associates of America (PECAA)

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Friday, September 30, 2022 7:20 PM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. and BOCA RATON, Fla.—Today, VSP Vision announced the acquisition of Professional Eye Care Associates of America (PECAA)  from Nautic Partners. PECAA will continue to operate independently and be led by doctors, for the benefit of all independent eyecare professionals, the companies said, adding “The industry's two largest supporters of independent eyecare professionals are uniting to ensure the continued success and growth of private practice.” Serving more than 12,000 members, PECAA is the nation’s largest community of independent eyecare professionals. Since 2006, PECAA has delivered member-focused business services, group buying power to reduce costs, and a community of peers offering a network of support.

Kits Eyecare to Provide Vision Benefits Integration to Green Shield Canada's 4.5 Million Members

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022 12:24 AM VANCOUVER—Kits Eyecare Ltd., a vertically integrated eyecare platform, has launched a partnership with Green Shield Canada (GSC), one of the country's largest health benefits carriers.

IDOC Introduces New Member Benefit, Managed Care Consulting, to Support ODs in Navigating Health Insurance and Vision Care Plans

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 12:21 AM NORWALK, Conn.—IDOC has launched a new member benefit: access to managed care consulting with Jenna Armitage, who joins IDOC in a managed care consultant role offering support to ODs as they navigate the ever-changing landscape of medical insurance and managed care plans, according to an announcement this week. Armitage joins IDOC with six years of management experience across multiple independent practices.

XP Health Expands Leadership Team With Addition of VP of Operations, Two Strategic Advisors

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 12:24 AM PALO ALTO, Calif.—XP Health, a company creating an AI-powered vision benefits platform, has expanded its leadership team with the addition of experienced industry executives from leading insurance and vision care organizations.

Versant Health Names Auston Davis Chief Information Security Officer

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 12:18 AM BALTIMORE—Versant Health, a managed vision care company and wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, has named Auston Davis as chief information security officer (CISO), effective June 27.

VSP Vision Names First-Ever Winner of VSP Premier Program Student Business Challenge

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Friday, July 1, 2022 12:21 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Vision named optometry student Makayla Warden from Kentucky College of Optometry as the winner of the first-ever VSP Premier Program Student Business Challenge.

VSPOne Lab Network to Consolidate

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 12:24 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—With what it states is "a focus on simplicity, reliability, and sustainability to best serve customers and further improve operations," VSP Optics, a division of VSP Vision, announced it will consolidate the VSPOne lab network starting next month.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Time Is Running Out—Survey Closes on Monday, June 6

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Friday, June 3, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Time Is Running Out—Survey Closes on June 6

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Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Time Is Running Out—Survey Closes on June 6

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Friday, May 27, 2022 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6, less than 2 weeks away. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, there are more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Survey Closes in Less Than 2 Weeks

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Monday, May 23, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6, less than 2 weeks away. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, there are more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.

Do You Know an Influential Woman in Optical? Nominate Her Now, Survey Closes on June 6

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Friday, May 20, 2022 12:15 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday will once again be highlighting The Most Influential Women in Optical in our July/August issue, marking the 20th anniversary of our signature Special Report saluting women in the eyewear/eyecare industry. We are currently seeking nominations via an electronic survey form. The deadline for submitting nominations is June 6. Women’s influence in optical is undeniable and today, there are more women than ever before are playing vital roles at all levels of our industry.