Wed, 30 October 2013
If a sales rep leaves behind a pen or post-it notes on Monday, and for whatever reason you start prescribing more of their drug on Tuesday, are you in violation of this new regulation?
Are you required to keep track of how much the lunch with your contact lens rep costs and if you don’t, is there a penalty? What if the lunch was $9 vs. $20? What if that lunch is a buffet at your state meeting and during that meeting, you walk through an exhibit hall and pick up a pen. Is that a problem?
The Sunshine Act is addressed by two industry veterans from Alcon and Vistakon. Even if you do something as seemingly benign as attend an industry sponsored CE event, you should listen to this show to learn about this important new law.
Direct download: 10-30-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT
Fri, 25 October 2013
What's the straight story about prescribing supplements for your patients? Which ones should you use, are they safe, what if patients are already taking something else? Get answers to these and other questions as experts from Zeavision and Macuhealth discuss and debate the topic.
Direct download: 10-23-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 2:36am EDT
Wed, 16 October 2013
Veterinarians and OD's have much more in common than you might think. Both complain about too many schools graduating too many doctors, undervaluing services, interference from Internet sellers and a host of other striking similarities. Join Clint Lewis, President of Zoetis (formerly Pfizer Animal Health) as he discusses how vets are dealing with these challenges and Gary relates it all to an OD's world.
Direct download: 10-16-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 11:42pm EDT
Thu, 10 October 2013
EyeFinity President Steve Baker gives and EHR update and discusses the cloud, meaningful use 1 and 2, the intersection of EHR with social media and other important topics. He's joined by Dr. Ryan Wineinger, a practicing OD and consultant for EyeFinity EHR.
Direct download: 10-09-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 12:35am EDT
Sun, 6 October 2013
What are the biggest challenges and opportunities facing new OD's? Hear our special "Live from Vision Expo West, Las Vegas!" show. Special guests are new OD's, students, married OD's, and special industry guests from Essilor, VSP and Vision One.
Direct download: 10-04-13.mp3
Category:Optometry -- posted at: 8:46pm EDT