Tag Archives: EHR

Mini-interview/chat for #Tips4EyeDocs

Use the Twitter Web client, tweetchat or your favorite 3rd party web client.  Set the search term to #Tips4EyeDocs  At the appointed date and time, you will see “Q1 (text of question) #Tips4EyeDocs’ Respond with A2Q1 (text of answer) #Tips4EyeDocs. … Continue reading

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Is VSP between a rock and a hard place?

On an online venue for optometrists, a debate rages about VSP’s strategy in the market place. This has become an issue that has presented itself in the forefront as IBM, a major employer of 100,000 or more employees were wooed … Continue reading

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A 3 Step Approach to Quality Assurance in Your Optometric Practice

The definition of quality within our eye practice often seems illogical or anachronistic with a reliance more on documentation than performance or outcome or even relevance. While such compliance is necessary for continued practice and participation in those programs it … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Better Password Protection

Security and confidentiality are the bywords of the internet and the last barrier before your valuable data is the password.  Unfortunately, many users defy logic and common sense by using common terms or familiar data for their passwords.  Unauthorized access … Continue reading

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What is an innovative EMR?

Can something as mundane as an electronic medical record (EMR) be glamorous or glitzy? Can it match the pizzazz of a new smart phone or the graceful lines of a modern sports car? Probably not. A swirling array of regulations … Continue reading

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EMR – Why must there be 300 different choices?

I’ve been baffled by the initiative to have doctors “connect” with each other and the plethora of electronic medical records (EMR) software on the market. In no way can one imagine that information sharing is wholeheartedly embraced, rather it is … Continue reading

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EMR + Social Media = A Good Idea?

The emergence of social media as a steadily expanding influence in EMR use opens potentially newer and wider venues and justifications for its use The promise of EMR has slowed as the deadlines near for proof of its use and … Continue reading

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What did I get out of my EMR purchase?

Or – How do I measure my benefit from my EMR? “Now that I purchased my electronic medical record (EMR) system, how do I know that I’ve gotten my money’s worth?” Buyer’s remorse is a natural reaction to sticker shock. … Continue reading

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The Wheat from the Chaff or How do I decide on an EMR?

There are abundant promotional references about EMRs (electronic medical or health records). Deciding the truth from the embellishment or the facts from fiction should not require a Ph.D. But a recent Google search produced numerous ratings from a variety of … Continue reading

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