Celebrating the Critical Role of Certified Paraoptometrics

At the heart of each optometry practice is the strength of its staff! For many, this means going the extra mile to provide the best patient care possible. That’s why Eyefinity is excited to join the celebration for Paraoptometric Week! “An annual opportunity to recognize paraoptometrics for the value they contribute to the success of …

Paraoptometric Recognition Week

An Opportunity to Shine the Spotlight on Your Staff Eyefinity celebrates Paraoptometric Recognition Week! There’s no debate that an optometry practice can’t run efficiently without a well-staffed office. For successful practices, this includes an experienced team with a wealth of knowledge in the industry. And for some, that includes having paraoptometrics that are CPO certified. …

Happy AOA Paraoptometric Recognition Week!

In an effort to recognize the dedication and commitment of Certified Paraoptometric (CPO) professionals in the optometric field, The American Optometric Association (AOA) has designated September 18 to 24 as Paraoptometric Recognition Week. People with CPO letters listed after their name have achieved national recognition via certification, demonstrating their understanding of the concepts and vocabulary used …

Meaningful Use Registry Deadline: February 29

An important meaningful use deadline is approaching. February 29 is the last day to register with a specialized registry and fulfill the public health objective for meaningful use in 2016. Eyefinity recommends the following registries: AOA MORE for optometric practices AAO IRIS for ophthalmic practices You must register with a specialized registry by February 29 …

ICD-10 is a New Era

By Dr. Robert (Bob) Day, Jr., Broadway Eye Center, Garland, TX When I started learning ICD coding, my dad, Dr. Robert Day, Sr., was President of the American Optometric Association (AOA), and they had just published the first Current Optometric Information and Terminology (COIT) book in June 1974.  It was optometry’s first attempt to participate in …

Eyefinity Announces Strategic Technology Partnership with Modernizing Medicine, Inc.

Eyefinity and Modernizing Medicine, Inc. (MMI) have announced a new technology partnership that will integrate Eyefinity’s award-winning practice management portfolio with MMI’s Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) solution, resulting in a fully-integrated offering for the optometry industry. This partnership will provide optometry practitioners and physicians with the next generation of …

VSP and AOA sit down for an open forum on healthcare reform

Last night, VSP and the AOA sat down for an informative 90-minute discussion about the inclusion of stand-alone vision plans in the Insurance Exchanges. VSP remains concerned that the AOA has no plans for assuring optometry's access and parity in healthcare reform. Watch the video below where Dan Mannen, OD, FAAO,  shares his concerns about …