Electronic Recalls and Reminders are patient engagement functionality you should expect from your practice management system.

Patients are the heart of any practice. Every day optometrists work to help patients from young children to the elderly detect early signs of chronic health conditions, see clearly, and look stylish. How you keep connected to patients determines your ability to monitor and meet their needs and their willingness to recommend you to their …

New Videos Available on the Meaningful Use Resource Center

To help users in the daunting process of Modified Stage 2, Eyefinity has put together a resource center dedicated to achieve meaningful use in any practice. “Users will have a choice of using the written documentation, or watching the videos when they move through the meaningful use process,” says Rebecca Johnson, Director of Education. The …

Down to the Wire: Testing Insurance Claims with ICD-10 Codes before October 1

The transition to ICD-10 is now just weeks away. Hopefully, you have already upgraded your practice management and electronic health records systems. If you’re an OfficeMate/ExamWRITER user, you need to be running version 12; if you haven’t downloaded it yet, you can do so now on MyInstallCenter.  If you’re an Eyefinity Practice Management, Eyefinity EHR, …

Industry Behavior Insight Into the Challenge of ICD-10

By: Dr. James Winnick, Stockton, CA My practice, like many others, has taken a “wait and see” approach to preparing for the ICD-10 transition. Optometrists, in general, are often slow to make major changes in their practices unless significant impacts to our income are recognized. This goes in both directions: dollars out and dollars in. Most …