optometry EHR Tag

When Dr. Lowell Lebovitz began looking for optometry EHR software for his practice, he chose an eye care EHR and practice management system that would support long-term goals of continued growth, profitability, efficiency, and stability. He needed an EHR system that would improve business efficiencies, so he could spend less time on paperwork and more time with patients.
On February 22, 2017, First Insight Corporation will celebrate 23 years as a leader in developing practice management and EHR solutions for optometrists and ophthalmologists. Since I first started the company in 1994, our goal has always been to help eye care providers improve their practice—to work more efficiently and be able to provide great care. We want to make our customers’ lives easier so they can make their patients’ lives better.
Medication adherence refers to how a patient conforms to the timing, dosage and frequency of prescribed medications that a healthcare provider recommends. According the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug non-adherence costs the U.S healthcare industry almost $300 billion a year.
Now that you’ve decided to add a practice management and EHR system in your optometry or ophthalmology practice, don’t forget to focus on one of the most important requirements for a successful outcome—selecting and managing your EHR implementation project team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that ALL providers participating in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs are now only required to report on a minimum of 90 consecutive days for meaningful use in performance year 2016.
Investing in ophthalmology and optometry EHR software is one of the most significant business decisions you’ll make for your practice. It’s important to look for a practice management and EHR system that focuses on your future goals, not immediate needs—one that works the way you do.