Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:30:00 AM
New This Week
Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO, of Phoenix Eyecare and the Dry Eye Center of Arizona, describes the multiple upside returns from establishing a dry eye center within an optometric practice. Part 2 in the ROB “How-To” video series on dry eye. >>READ MORE>>
By Pamela Miller, OD, FAAO, JD, FNAP
Asking a simple question the wrong way can potentially lead to a costly and aggravating lawsuit. A legal expert identifies potential legal liabilities in the hiring process—and provides strategies and language to steer around them. >>READ MORE>>
Health Care Reform
By ROB Editors
Health care reform has created a new opportunity that ODs are well positioned to capture. Update yourself with this excerpt from a comprehensive new report—available for downloading in full.
By Brooke S. Kaplan, OD
Correcting slight amounts of astigmatism is a judgment call. But it’s an easy decision if you’ve got tools to provide your patients with the best visual experience. >>READ MORE>>
ROB Fast Fact
Research cited by Vision Source's Navigation Guide to Health Care Reform has shown that only 7 percent of children entering first grade had received an eye exam, and that undiagnosed vision problems among youth can lead to reduced academic performance. Analysis also indicated that simple screenings were insufficient to detect many vision issues.
Click HERE to read more from Review of Optometric Business professional editors Carole Burns, OD, FCOVD, and Mark Wright, OD, FCOVD, on serving children in the new environment of health care reform.
ECP University (ECPU), an educational solution designed to develop best practices and deliver growth through in-person, online and distance learning for optical staff, practice managers and practice owners, has relaunched its web site with new branding and content. >>READ MORE>>
AOA Measures and Outcomes Registry for Eyecare (MORE) has received commitments for participation from three additional electronic health record (EHR) systems.