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Considerations for participating in an HIEEHRs enable exchange of patient records through health information exchanges, but making the record-sharing work isn’t seamless.
Finding the right point person for your EHRAssigning a “superuser” can help optimize EHR use and minimize disruptions by bringing necessary support skills to your practice.
Risks of falls in glaucoma patientsTaking note of a patient’s behavior can provide a multitude of clues on the patient’s current condition. Perhaps the most apparent observational feature would be a patient’s gait.
Tips to become a better contact lens technicianThese tips have helped doctors reduce chair time, see more patients, and develop a reputation as a state-of-the-art contact lens practice.
Managing presbyopia with evolving inlay technologyInnovation does not cease and nor should our ability to stay abreast of the latest surgical options for our patients. The ever-growing population of presbyopes is endless, and the desire to rid oneself of spectacles is unquenchable.
Report highlights critical actions needed to monitor HCV epidemicA new report highlights key missing elements needed to achieve complete elimination of hepatitis C virus.
Direct-acting antivirals reduce liver cancer riskA sustained response to direct-acting antivirals lowers the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, a new study finds.
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?Over the past 5 years, there has been a major shift in physician practice models, with fewer doctors working in the small, physician-run practices that were considered standard in years past.
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacks
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacksThe same MRI machines that reveal the inner workings of the human body can also expose healthcare professionals to lethal attacks by hackers who use medical devices to infect computer systems with ransomware.
Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the experts
Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the expertsWe asked contact lens fitting experts for their top tips for ODs fitting toric lenses.