MJH Broadcast Channel

COVID-19: Year in the life of ophthalmology practice

March 03, 2021

Peter J. Polack, MD, FACS, and Zora Harrison, COO at Ocala Eye, share the protocols and technology their practice implemented throughout the pandemic that has enabled them to safely and efficiently treat their patients.

Responding, adapting to COVID-19 protocols in the UK

October 11, 2020

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.

Capabilities of telemedicine during a pandemic: Part II

September 12, 2020

Ranya Habash, MD, medical director, Technology Innovation, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, speaks on what she wished she’d known about telemedicine in ophthalmology five years ago, the impact of the pandemic in regards to FDA regulations, as well as why the future of telemedicine requires a new way of thinking.

Capabilities of telemedicine for ophthalmologists during a pandemic: Part I

September 09, 2020

Ranya Habash, MD, medical director, Technology Innovation, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, speaks on the obvious and not-so-obvious capabilities of telemedicine available to ophthalmologists in the ongoing pandemic.

Identifying the value of physician assistants in ophthalmology

September 03, 2020

Divya Srikumaran, MD, assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute (Johns Hopkins University), discusses the results of a study published in the American Journalism of Ophthalmology regarding the growth and shift of the physician assistant profession into specialty care as well as the more valuable role PAs are taking in providing healthcare.

Expanding role of physician assistants in the ophthalmic field

September 01, 2020

Tim McCall, PhD, associate director, Surveys & Analysis, American Academy of PAs, discusses a study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology exploring the expanding role of assistant physicians into specialty care and ophthalmology practice.