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Who should own healthcare apps?There are more than 165,000 health- and wellness-related apps for iOS, but overall engagement remains low outside the top 10. To best benefit users, who should be responsible for health and wellness apps—employers, healthcare insurers or individual consumers? It depends.
Remote monitoring of diabetics: Applications and reimbursementHere’s how remote monitoring works to improve diabetic patient care, and a look at whether payers are paying for it.
‘Hottest areas’ for healthcare investmentsSterling Partners’ Dan Hosler identifies the subsectors for healthcare investing that can help reduce costs and improve quality.
The 10 best optometry memes
The 10 best optometry memesCheck out our favorite optometry memes!
Effective patient messaging drives higher value healthcareMedication non-adherence is a growing issue for patients, physicians and health plans. Here’s one effective solution.
Managing LASIK complicationsA U.S. patent was granted to Gholam A. Peyman, MD, in June 1989 for a method of modifying the corneal curvature of the eye. The surgical procedure involved cutting a flap in the cornea, pulling the flap back to expose the corneal bed, ablating the exposed surface and then replacing the flap. The current procedure of laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) was not FDA approved until 1999.
Understanding millennial patients and staffMillennials, also known as Generation Y, can drive Generation Xers and baby boomers crazy. Many Gen Xers and Boomers don’t embrace those young, fresh faces because their approach to life is so foreign.
What’s your biggest summer office challenge?Summer offers a unique set of challenges for optometry offices.
States where ODs make bank in 2016
States where ODs make bank in 2016Where you live can play a big role in how much cash you’re bringing home. Not only does your state affect your scope of practice, it affects your bottom line.
Why patients are choosing eyecare apps over you
Why patients are choosing eyecare apps over youIt's raining “eyecare” apps. Just for a second, I’m going to embrace the hate because we can use it to help lead us to a better understanding of the situation and ultimately to a solution. In our technologically enhanced world there seems to be an app for everything—including for eye care.