Now more than ever, personalized, timely digital communications are essential to building a sustainable optometry practice. Leveraging an optometry patient relationship management (PRM) system that integrates with your practice management software, your staff can instantly communicate with patients—creating a more effective and enjoyable patient journey.
2020 brought a multitude of changes, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Across the board, businesses have made substantial adjustments to continue running operations and meet the needs of the people they serve.
First Insight Corporation, developers of MaximEyes.com (Version 1.1) certified ophthalmology and optometry EHR software, has achieved the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC Health IT) 2015 Edition Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).
The Merit-Based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS) is now in its fourth year. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is “implementing multiple flexibilities” for the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and has invoked an “Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Exception” policy for the MIPS 2020 performance year.
EHR implementation is a process (strategies and steps) that takes time, patience, and commitment to reach a successful outcome. Poor planning, poor communication, and insufficient training will lead to undesirable results if you set unrealistic expectations and close communications with your staff.
On June 23, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the final rule amending the Contact Lens Rule. The FTC published the final 2020 Contact Lens Rule in the Federal Register on August 17, 2020, despite opposition from the American Optometric Association (AOA), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and members of Congress.
Do you know what ICD-10-CM eye-related diagnosis codes were added, deleted, or modified for fiscal year 2021? Is your ophthalmology and optometry EHR and practice management software ready for 2021 ICD-10 updates?
Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) and medication adherence tools give eye care doctors quick access to medication history data and advanced clinical, behavioral, and financial support tools. These tools help drive higher levels of medication adherence and improve patient health outcomes.
Patient portals have been around for years. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many eye care providers realize how important this technology is to move patient care forward in an ever-increasing digital healthcare and telehealth and telemedicine environment.