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Rose Schneider Krivich
Rose is the content specialist for Medical Economics.
App coined ‘Instagram for doctors’ makes waves
App coined ‘Instagram for doctors’ makes waves
A novel photo-sharing app will most definitely not be named ‘the new Instagram’ for those who enjoy posting selfies or photos of their cats.
Contact lens trials poised for promising advances
A number of clinical trials are focusing on various medical uses for contact lenses. The latest updates on these and other studies are always accessible via clinicaltrials.gov.
Predicting peripheral neuropathy in diabetes via novel eye scan
Corneal confocal microscopy (CCM) has been found to predict peripheral neuropathy in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a recent study.
Lucentis approved for diabetic retinopathy treatment by FDA
The FDA has approved Genentech’s ranibizumab injection (Lucentis) for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).
Dr. Gary Novack: State of glaucoma pharmaceuticals, what future holds
Gary D. Novack, PhD, president of PharmaLogic Development, co-moderated an industry panel discussion on glaucoma pharmaceuticals Friday during Glaucoma 360. Watch Dr. Novack outline the state of glaucoma drug therapy and where the future is headed.
Joel Schuman, MD, discusses Glaucoma 360 and the Catalyst for a Cure
Joel Schuman, MD, FACS, director of the UPMC Eye Center at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses the upcoming Glaucoma 360 meeting and the Catalyst for a Cure. The meeting is planned for Feb. 5-7 in San Francisco. Both programs are part of Glaucoma Research Foundation's mission to prevent vision loss from glaucoma by investing in innovative research.
Ophthalmology remembers friend, LASIK pioneer Dr. George Waring III
Ophthalmology remembers friend, LASIK pioneer Dr. George Waring III
George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, was more than an ophthalmic surgeon and innovator. He was a friend, a mentor, a teacher, and an inspiration to those who knew him.
Novel iPhone app guides the blind via video calling
With just a swift click of an iPhone button, sighted people can now lend their eyes to the blind.
Expert hints: 7 ways to avoid HIPAA violations via social media
Expert hints: 7 ways to avoid HIPAA violations via social media
These days, social media is king. Everything has become shareable and information can be passed along with just a click of a post or tweet button. But what happens if someone posts their negative feelings about your clinic, your staff, or even you online for the world to see? What if a patient desperately needs answers to their eye issue and reaches out to you via Facebook or Twitter for an answer? These scenarios can quickly turn into violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) if handled incorrectly. In this Q&A with Misti Buard, a certified marketing coach, we delve into everything physicians need to know to prevent HIPAA violations via social media.
Trending Now: Hottest clinical diagnosis stories of 2014
The hottest stories in clinical diagnosis this year included Grand Round cases and a new methodology for diagnosing keratoconus.