3 Big Advantages of Cloud Computing in Any Eyecare Practice

Posted by Alli Yarbrough on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

Have you ever sent an email through Gmail, video chatted on Skype, or listened to music on Spotify? If you have, you have already used cloud based technology. So, you’ve used the cloud in your personal life and are familiar with it, but what exactly is cloud computing and how can it help your optometry practice?

Cloud computing refers to storing and accessing data and programs through the Internet. Services in the cloud are managed by a provider and your data is stored on an external network of servers. The information you store is available through a reliable Internet connection, meaning you don't need to invest in computer hardware with heavy upfront costs.

With cloud applications, all you’re required to do is load the application once, log in, and start using it. Keep reading to find out why your eyecare practice might benefit from adopting the cloud.

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Should You Give Your Optometric Practice Management One More Chance?

Posted by Sharon Chin on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

How well do you get along with your practice management and EHR system? Most of you will probably say that your relationship could be better. Just like any relationship, working with your system will take some hard work by both parties. But some relationships just can’t be fixed and you’re better off breaking up. So on top of shopping for friends and family this holiday season, maybe it’s time to treat yourself and your practice to a new optometric practice management and EHR software. But before you make that decision, ask yourself the following questions to see if your current system deserves a second chance.

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5 Reasons to be Thankful for Cloud Computing in Optical

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

With the holiday season inching closer and closer it's the perfect time to be thankful for what you have both personally, and professionally. What are you most thankful for in your practice this year? If you're utilizing cloud computing in optical in your practice, you're probably pretty thankful for that. The cloud is full of benefits that help save your practice time and money, all while making you and your staff more efficient. And, if you aren't in the cloud yet, check out these 5 reasons why you might be thankful if you make the switch!

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4 Ways Your EHR Software is as Scary as Halloween

Posted by Sharon Chin on Tue, Oct 14, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

Halloween may scream commercialism to many these days, but I still find it the spookiest time of the year. Scary-looking masks and haunted houses scare me even though they aren’t real. But what a lot of doctors fear in their office is very real. Terrifying EHR software that doesn't work can be a real obstacle to running your practice efficiently. Don’t let your EHR scare you! If your system is showing the following signs, it’s time to switch your EHR.

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Trick or Treat: Meaningful Use Criteria for Optometrists Edition

Posted by Sharon Chin on Tue, Oct 07, 2014 @ 10:10 AM

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!

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