Process orders across multiple sales channels in one system with the Nexternal eCommerce platform from TrueCommerce, which integrates with ERP software, EDI networks and accounting systems. A password-protected B2B ecommerce portal allows customers to order by computer, tablet or phone for a “one-stop shopping” solution. 888.430.4489, Nexternal.com.
To help patients avoid eye damage from viewing the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the American Optometric Association partnered with the American Astronomical Society to develop educational resources dedicated to the celestial event. AOA.org/2017Eclipse includes free, downloadable information materials plus links to learn more about the event and access special eclipse glasses and solar viewers. 800.365.2219, AOA.org.
Designed to help ECPs treat young patients, new education and marketing materials from Transitions Optical highlight the importance of regular eye exams and the need to protect children’s eyes from damaging UV rays and blue light. Social media graphics and countercards provide tips on prescribing and dispensing corrective eyecare and can be viewed and downloaded at TransitionsPro.com/Kids. 800.848.1506, TransitionsPro.com.
Primary Eyecare Network (PEN) members can now receive discount pricing on EDGEPro software from Gateway Professional Network. EDGEPro’s platform simplifies business analytics by providing functions for benchmarking, tracking and highlighting lost revenue opportunities. EDGEPro also allows users to view data from any hand-held device. 800.444.9230, PrimaryEye.net.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON LAUNCHES VISION ADVOCACY ACADEMY
Get all the tools you need to advocate for patient care and safety at Johnson & Johnson Vision’s online Advocacy Academy. Resources include information on key issues affecting vision care plus ways to engage with lawmakers, agencies and patient associations to “effectively advocate for policies that put patients first,” according to the company. Visitors can also sign up to receive legislative alerts and access to educational materials. 800.843.2020, JNJVisionCareInfo.com/AdvocacyAcademy.
ENHANCED FEATURES TO COMPULINK’S EYECARE ADVANTAGE SYSTEM
This MACRA-ready solution from Compulink Business Systems, Inc. includes automated reporting and built-in MIPS intelligence. Eyecare Advantage features Advantage RCM billing service, real-time MIPS monitoring and reporting, and OneTab EHR, which allows ECPs to chart an entire exam from a single screen. Eyecare Advantage integrates with the American Optometric Association’s AOA MORE Registry. 800.456.4522, CompulinkAdvantage.com.