CMS, ONC send message on fax’s demise; doctors put them on hold

Officials not only called for a ‘No Fax Friday’ among health care last week, but also scheduled fax’s end date. Considering EHR interoperability isn’t up to snuff, is eliminating fax altogether practical?Read more >

October 18, 2018

AOA cautions against email phishing scams

ALERT: New email phishing scheme uses fraudulent AOA sender name to target doctors of optometry. Here are four ways to prevent falling victim to phishing scams. Read more >

October 17, 2018

Data breaches cost insurers big but providers more frequently

No surprise here: Insurers’ data breaches claim far more patient records but plague individual providers more often. Are you prepared for a threat against your PHI?Read more >

October 16, 2018

Pumpkins: Planting the seeds of nutrition’s connection to eye health

According to the CDC, most Americans don’t eat the daily recommended amounts of fruit.Read more >

October 15, 2018

The computer will see you now: AI technology produces mixed results

Nascent AI technology correctly identified diabetic retinopathy, but also flagged numerous false positives in clinical setting, study says.Read more >

October 11, 2018

Help patients see the light when driving at night

Nov. 4, 2018, marks the official end of Daylight Saving Time. Shorter daylight hours can exacerbate existing eye conditions and expose undiagnosed vision problems. Read more >

October 10, 2018

Covering the bases: How to start a sports-vision practice

Interested in starting a sports-vision practice? Here's your pitch.Read more >

October 8, 2018