With Halloween around the corner, we think it’s time for a little trick or treating! But instead of candy, we’re throwing in facts about meeting Meaningful Use criteria for optometrists. We’ve passed the October 1, 2014 deadline to receive financial incentives, but you can still participate to avoid penalties. Don’t get tricked by the misinformation thrown out there. Treat yourself to these facts!Read More
When it comes to all of the new government regulations surrounding healthcare, your practice is constantly being hit with changes to processes and rules. It's hard to keep up with all of the updates, and it takes time away from the time that you want to be spending with patients, not running over the latest Meaningful Use criteria rules and regulations.Read More
Making the switch to EHR software might sound like a big investment, and a lot of work, right? So how is that big investment going to pay off and help you increase your profits in the long run?
Believe it or not, there's a good chance that an EHR solution is going to help strengthen your relationships with your patients. There are so many benefits that come with EHR solutions that are good not only for you and your staff, but also for your patients. A lot of EHRs out there today give your patients access to education materials, provide new avenues of communication with you, allow them to maintain their own health information, and give them more time in your office to spend with you.Read More
School’s back in session, which means that first round of exams is right around the corner. While it is not quite as applicable to optometrists, since most of you have left the school scene behind, we realize that Meaningful Use criteria can be tricky so we thought a little quiz might be appropriate.Read More
Did you know that, as of March 2014, the government has paid out $22.6 Billion to Doctors who have participated in Meaningful Use all over the country? If you begin this year and complete all of the Meaningful Use criteria for optometrists, you could receive incentives up to $24,000 over three years if you successfully attest to Stages 1, 2, and 3 of Meaningful Use. The amount you obtain varies by year, but totals up to $24,000. Here is this break down: