Episode 14: Telemedicine Hits Optometry

In This Episode:

[2:45] Dr. Super And Dr. Mendelson’s Backgrounds in Optometry

[4:40] What Is Telemedicine?

[7:30] How To Deal With The Wasted Time In Going To The Office

[9:15] Why A Telemedicine Model Is A Workable Plan To Provide Adequate Healthcare

[11:25] How The Process Of Telemedicine Works

[18:20] How To Create The Telemedicine Visit, And How They Work

[31:35] Communication With Patients And Utilizing Data

[35:20] How The States Are Embracing Telemedicine

[38:00] The Profitability Aspect Of Telemedicine

[44:00] The Pitch For Using The App For Followup Care

[48:30] How The Future Looks For Advanced Optometry In The Virtual World

[52:55] Where You Can Practice With Telemedicine

[58:35] The Application Of Telemedicine


Why Is Telemedicine Important?

The smartphone is the greatest invention of the century. It’s also healthcare’s latest new tool for patients and doctors to communicate 24/7 with telemedicine. Convenience is king today. Patients and consumers want to do everything online because it’s quick, easy, and affordable. With HD quality video calls, doctors can now get paid for many of the same services they offer in their practices, but using video calls in a HIPAA secure app platform. Doctors can increase revenue in their practice, and increase patient compliance with telemedicine. Telemedicine is a surefire way to differentiate your practice. Patients can schedule appointments, chat, video, do follow ups, and even view test reports in a convenient organized way. Welcome to the future of healthcare. It’s in your hands!


About The Wizards:

Dr. Moshe Mendelson:

He is a Board Certified Optometrist, fellowship trained in Orthokeratology, received his Doctorate at the University of California, Berkeley in 1990. He was trained at the Oak Knoll Naval Hospital in Oakland, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center in San Francisco and at the Veteran’s Administration at Stanford. He specializes in the fitting of contact lenses, post-surgical, keratoconus and multi-focal.

Dr. Paul Super:

He is a leader in the field of optometry, with an emphasis in post surgical contact lenses, keratoconus, dry eyes, red or itchy eyes, eye glasses, sunglasses and vision enhancement.

He is known as “the patient’s doctor,” due to his gentle style, patience, dedication, compassion, and for having one of the best patient care in the medical field.

Dr. Super served as the chairman of optometry at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Super, O.D. has authored articles in National Optometric, Ophthalmologic and Optical journals, and has lectured on post-surgical care of corneal transplants for keratoconus. He is a researcher for a multitude of FDA studies, including contact lens designs, dryness and allergies, and the lipid medication Mevacor.


Important Links And Resources:

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September 17 @ 8PM Eastern