How obesity and related conditions are skyrocketing February 16, 2017By Rachael Zimlich RNObesity is rising in children and teens, according to a new report, but other health problems tied to obesity are increasing, too. Using OCT with your diabetes patientsOCT is one of the best way to assess patients for the presence of diabetic macular edema (DME) Enhancing retinal surgery with 27-gauge instrumentation February 15, 2017By Vanessa CaceresThe use of 27-gauge instrumentation provides several surgical advantages compared with larger tools in retinal surgery, particularly in difficult cases. Express Scripts’ 2016 Drug Trend Report: 7 things to know February 13, 2017By Tracey WalkerReport highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions. New diabetes medications help address linked diseasesExperts share updates on new diabetes medications, and provide an overview of what’s coming. Four ways tech improves chronic disease management February 04, 2017By Donna MarburyFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare. OD education must keep up with industry changesAt this moment, optometric leaders are seemingly wedged between fighting against online refractions and spectacles and fighting for “follow the money/ophthalmologic care.” How reducing pain of checking blood sugar lowers cost, improves outcomesHere are 3 reasons why overcoming the “fingerstick” barrier will improve patient outcomes and contribute to reductions in healthcare costs. Value-based care takes over J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017 January 23, 2017By Marc O'ConnorIs the drive to value-based care really accelerating? What can be done amidst all of the uncertainty? Expert shares insights from the J.P. Morgan 35th Annual Healthcare Conference. Most health execs say payers should be forced to pay for telemedicine January 04, 2017By Tracey WalkerManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that more healthcare executives see the value in telemedicine reimbursement.