More than 80 percent of medical providers currently use electronic health records (EHRs). EHRs were supposed to streamline the patient visit, reduce doctors’ workload, and make it easier to avoid medical errors. However, the data show that hasn’t happened. A recent report found that physicians’ satisfaction with their EHRs is declining. In 2010, 61 percent of respondents said they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their EHRs, compared with just 34 percent in 2014.Read More

Laser refractive surgery has come a long way since PRK was first performed in 1987, but it has had its fair share of controversy and misinformation over the years. Practices specializing in LASIK know that techniques, technologies, and better co-management have evolved tremendously to vastly improve patient outcomes. Now more than ever, laser refractive surgery is a great option for many. But do your patients know this?Read More

Although we are best known for our animated videos, sometimes it makes sense to record live-action video. For example, when modeling instructions, watching someone else do it first is extremely powerful. Live action video adds that human element, which is ideal when we’re showing a behavior. In contrast, we avoid live video when explaining surgical procedures to keep viewers focused on the explanation, rather than the feeling.Read More

Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes the way you do things. Not only does it make your job easier, but it reminds you why you went into medicine in the first place. It makes you feel like a hero, it delights your patients, and most importantly – it just works. We’re happy to announce the official launch of our newest feature, Exam Mode.
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As a health care provider, you’re in the business of caring for patients. That might mean performing surgery, prescribing medication, or recommending ways to improve quality of life. However, patient care isn’t just limited to surgical outcomes anymore. As patient satisfaction scores start to a play a bigger role in health care (e.g., being publically available, factoring into reimbursement metrics), the medical field is becoming more consumer-driven than ever before.Read More