Are You Getting Catfished by EHR Software Vendors?

Posted by Sharon Chin on Mon, Sep 21, 2020 @ 11:09 AM

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show or the term “catfish”, a catfish refers to someone who uses a false identity online, most commonly through social media or dating apps, to create relationships. As you can probably guess, most catfishes “bait” their victims by using an attractive profile picture.

How does being catfished relate to buying a cloud-based EHR software? There are two types of cloud systems out in the industry: cloud-based and cloud-hosted. And if you’re unaware of the differences, you might be catfished by a cloud-hosted system when you think you’re purchasing a cloud-based EHR. Here's how you can tell the difference between a catfish and the real deal:

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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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Cloud-Based Practice Management: Cloud Computing 101

Posted by Madhu Singh on Mon, Nov 05, 2018 @ 06:11 AM

If you don't already know what "cloud computing" means for your optometry practice, you're in the right place.

We start from the beginning to explain what cloud-based practice management and EHR means and why ODs should care about it with our infographic below. 

For practices big and small, cloud-based servers and software can transform your workflow efficiency. Also, cloud servers secure your patient data and improve communication within your staff. Keep reading to learn how!

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How Your Optical Software is Just Like a Box of Chocolates

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Oct 22, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

Whether it's a gift for someone else or yourself, getting a box of chocolates is a pretty fun adventure… until you get that one mystery piece that is unpleasant on your taste buds. It’s fun to escape the boring standard chocolate bar and get something new with each bite, but you really never know what you’re going to get. 

Technology is a lot like a box of chocolates. If you go out and buy new optical software, be weary of what you’re getting yourself into! Your new system is a long-term investment and commitment. We’ve come up with a short list of ‘surprises’ for you to be aware of before you reach into that box of technology.

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Saving Time With Cloud-based Optometry Software

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Mon, May 07, 2018 @ 10:05 AM

Making the best use of your time in the eye care industry can create opportunities for you to schedule more patients or catch up on administrative work. Unfortunately, many practices are hampered by outdated processes and service-based software that creates error-prone inefficiencies in the office workflow.

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