Practice Management

(AAO) Applying impact of real-world data on day-to-day practice

Ted Leng, MD, MS, Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, and medical advisor for Verana Health, talks about data insights for retinal surgeons. Steven D. Schwartz, MD, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, highlights his AAO presentation, “New Insight into Real-World U.S. Injection Data."

Electronic health records: Moving beyond 'just a requirement'

Cutting-edge solutions are emerging in healthcare that streamline data capture through a user-friendly interface, leading to an increase in quality and accuracy of data collection while freeing physicians to spend more time with patients.

Responding, adapting to COVID-19 protocols in the UK

John Bladen, MBBS, BSc, MRCS, PGCert, PhD, FRCOphth, consultant ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, speaks on the institution's response and workflow adjustments made amid the coronavirus pandemic, how virtual appointments have helped in working through a backlog of patients, and whether cancer may be the next big crisis in the UK due to missed diagnoses during the lockdown.

Financial planning amid a pandemic: Part II

October 07, 2020

John J. Grande, CFP, and John S. Grande, CFP, of Grande Financial Services, continue their discussion on how having a solid financial plan in place can ease anxiety amid the pandemic, their advice to ophthalmologists contemplating retirement, as well as the uncertainty surrounding the economy ahead of the 2020 election, ongoing virus, and the unknown of what's in store for 2021.

Financial planning during a pandemic: Part I

September 24, 2020

John J. Grande, CFP, and John S. Grande, CFP, of Grande Financial Services, speak on how ophthalmologists should be working on or revisiting their financial plans six months into the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and ahead of a possible second wave, as well as the potential financial repercussions the economy may face.

COVID-19 safety challenges accelerating welcome changes

September 17, 2020

One ophthalmic practice's staff has found that, despite the challenges faced by all healthcare professionals amid the coronavirus pandemic, a few proverbial “silver lining” practice adaptations will endure long after the crisis is over.