Learn More About VM's Summit: 'Aftershocks...Remaking Healthcare's Future' in a Special Video Message

By Staff
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic which has created new challenges on so many levels. Want to learn more about #VMSUMMIT, the most important thought leadership event for our industry in 2020? Learn how it will rethink healthcare and its relationship to the eye health and retail components of the vision care industry in this exclusive video message from Jobson’s CEO Marc Ferrara and find out why this year’s Summit is the can’t miss virtual event of 2020.

A Message from Marc Ferrara, CEO

By Staff
Friday, September 18, 2020 9:37 AM

'Leadership Lessons From Healthcare's Front Lines: What's Next for Payors, Providers...and Vision Care?' Learn More at the VM Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Monday, September 14, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic which has created new challenges on so many levels. Titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit will comprise four two-hour sessions to be held over four consecutive weeks, starting Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. This very special event will bring together a wide range of noted healthcare professional and executive leaders as well as accomplished vision care leaders and professionals to address big trends and practical tactics.

Stepping Up the Patient Experience: How Are New Technologies & Tactics Taking Hold? Learn More at VM's Virtual Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Friday, September 11, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—As the pandemic progressed this year, via shutdowns, quarantines and gradual reopenings, digital technology and the tactics for adapting them revved higher. A special session at the upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit Virtual Series will examine this with perspectives from leaders in healthcare, technology and vision care. "Stepping Up The Patient Experience—How New Technologies & Tactics Will Transform Engagement:" is part of the four-part series and will be held for registered attendees on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 3:00 p.m. ET to 5:00 p.m. ET.

What's Vision Care's Opportunity? Learn More at VM's Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Even before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived to disrupt and reshape impacting our culture, business, consumer attitudes and many aspects of healthcare this year, there were new business modes just starting to emerge to challenge traditional healthcare delivery in the U.S. Many involved major retail players, existing health systems and new concepts as well. At the Oct. 7th session of Vision Monday's four-part virtual Global Leadership Summit Series, a number of leading healthcare and vision care professionals will share their insights in this area. "Who Are the New Gatekeepers? What's Vision's Role," is the second session of "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit's major theme.

Vision Care and Healthcare Leaders Join Roster for AFTERSHOCKS, VM Global Leadership Summit Virtual Series

By Staff
Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Leaders from vision care companies and the healthcare field have joined the roster of those taking part in the the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, a virtual event series that will examine how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping business, culture, consumer attitudes and many aspects of the healthcare field, vision care included. Registration is open now for this very special event which will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic. 

Registration Opens for the Virtual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit Series

By Staff
Monday, August 31, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Registration is now open for the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, a virtual event series that will examine how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping business, culture, consumer attitudes and many aspects of the healthcare field, vision care included. Titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit will comprise four two-hour sessions to be held over four consecutive weeks, starting Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21.

VM Global Leadership Summit Will Be a Virtual Series This Fall: 'AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020'

By Staff
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The multi-faceted, ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are reshaping business, culture, consumer attitudes and many aspects of the healthcare field, vision care included. As a result, the theme and topics of the 2020 Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, originally scheduled as a live event last March, has been reshaped to reflect that and will kick off this fall as a Virtual Event Series. Titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit will comprise four two-hour sessions to be held over four consecutive weeks, starting Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21.

Vision Monday’s 14th Annual Global Leadership Summit Is Postponed

By Staff
Monday, March 9, 2020 12:20 AM NEW YORK—Due to ongoing concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC, WHO, and other health authorities, Vision Monday has decided to postpone the 14th Annual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, which was scheduled to take place March 25 at The Times Center in New York City.

Progressive Independent Practices Turn Up the Dial on Innovation at VM LIVE Event

By Staff
Monday, October 21, 2019 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—Even in a challenging operating environment for ECPs, there seems to be no shortage of innovation among independent practitioners intent on pushing the boundaries of what defines and sets apart an eyecare practice today, as owners of three distinct and progressive vision care practices related to VM Live attendees here at Vision Expo West last month.

Two Speakers Join VM LIVE Program in Vegas, to Explain Telehealth's Potential and the 'New' Patient Experience

By Staff
Monday, September 9, 2019 12:24 AM NEW YORK—A practicing optometrist and the CEO of a fast-growing retail/eyecare group will share their views about telehealth's potential in eyecare and how such new technologies can build bridges from the ECP to their patients in a session that's now part of the upcoming VM LIVE forum, "Smart Solutions at the Speed of Sight," to be held in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Sept. 18 just prior to the opening of Vision Expo West in Las Vegas.

Learn From Customer Engagement Innovators at 'Smart Solutions at the Speed of Sight,' VM LIVE Sept. 18 Forum at Expo West

By Staff
Friday, June 7, 2019 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Today’s customers expect easy, seamless interactions, speedier, more convenient service and new experiences in both retail and health care environments.Vision Monday's Sept. 18 VM LIVE forum will examine this trend with innovators from the independent optical retail sector as well as retail experts tracking the new expectations and tech guiding the customer experience from outside the optical arena. "Smart Solutions at the Speed of Sight" will be held during Vision Expo West at the Sands Convention Center from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and registration is now open.

A Master Class in Customer Behavior

By Staff
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:00 PM NEW YORK—New messages, new programs, new delivery models: seemingly limitless choices abound for today’s consumers. We want what we want, when we want it—and increasingly, we can get it. This new frontier has transformed the nature of products and services transactions as well as the relationship between sellers and buyers, while creating an onslaught of data (33 zettabytes in 2018!) that must be managed, analyzed and protected.

Consumers at the Crossroads of Retail and Tech: The Big Picture

By Mary Kane, Executive Editor and Andrew Karp, Lens & Tech Editor
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:59 PM In an informative keynote presentation, global retail expert Deborah Weinswig, CEO and founder of Coresight Research, offered a detailed look at how the cross-currents of retail and technology are shaping the customer experience, and what that means for retailers, suppliers and health care companies.

Understanding New Models and Players in the Retail-Health Care Convergence

By Mark Tosh, Senior Editor
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 2:58 PM New ideas and models of “retail health” are emerging on a regular basis today, driven in part by an empowered and savvier consumer and the convergence of health care business segments, Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, a health economist, trend analyst, consultant and influential blogger, told attendees at the annual VM Summit last month. Sarasohn-Kahn offered her take on the convergence of retail and health care, and she identified new players and business models that are likely to have a significant impact on this marketplace evolution and the powerful forces that are reshaping patients into health consumers.