BLOG: COVID-19 pandemic: In times of despair, opportunities abound

April 08, 2020

Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided…


VIDEO: Cornea specialist at hospital group updates coronavirus response

April 8, 2020
Marian Macsai, MD, a cornea specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago, discusses how her hospital group has been adapting to treat…

AMA: Science, not speculation, will defeat COVID-19

April 8, 2020
During an address to the National Press Club on Tuesday, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the importance of using scientifically…

Brace for impact of coronavirus: What now? What next?

April 7, 2020
Ophthalmology is a wonderful profession, but it is uniquely exposed to the adverse impacts of COVID-19. Just 30 days ago, America had a couple…

In the Journals

PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

April 7, 2020
Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate…

‘Unmasking COVID-19’: Healio to launch new podcast for front-line clinicians

April 6, 2020
Information about COVID-19 is evolving at a rapid pace. To help physicians stay informed of the latest developments, Healio is launching the…

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VIDEO: Clinic manager discusses implementation of telehealth with EMR in private practice

April 4, 2020
Mary Finnegan, COT, clinic manager at Eye Consultants of Atlanta, discusses the early stages of implementing telehealth for patient visits and how…

Telemedicine provides path forward for ophthalmology during COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected the practice of medicine across all specialties, but with recently expanded CMS telehealth guidelines…


VIDEO: Ophthalmologist gives snapshot of coronavirus impact on eye hospital system in India

April 3, 2020
In this Healio video, Ashvin Agarwal, MD, discusses how the coronavirus has affected daily life under lockdown in Chennai, India, to combat the…

Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice

In the Journals

AAO coronavirus website provides timely updates for ophthalmologists

April 2, 2020
An American Academy of Ophthalmology website, “Important coronavirus updates for ophthalmologists,” has provided ophthalmologists with…


VIDEO: Ophthalmologist shares ‘deployment’ to ER in fight against coronavirus

April 2, 2020
In this Healio video, while wearing her practice-mandated surgical mask, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, interviews Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc

By the Numbers

Anticipating, mitigating coronavirus impacts on private practice: A thought experiment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
John B. Pinto
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Advances in drug delivery: Less is more

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
The world of perioperative medications associated with cataract surgery for the premium surgeon is evolving rapidly. We have gone from the days of…


VIDEO: Three wishes for health care in the post-coronavirus world

April 1, 2020
John A. Hovanesian, MD, OSN Cataract Surgery Section Editor and partner at Harvard Eye Associates in Laguna Hills, California, discusses his…


BLOG: Telemedicine — its time has arrived

April 01, 2020

Q&A: COVID-19 disrupts 2020 census

April 1, 2020
The negative downstream effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may extend to the United States census, a business and economy expert told Healio Primary…

In the Journals

Certain medical devices with FDA priority review have higher recall rates

March 31, 2020
High-risk, or class 3, medical devices that underwent FDA priority review had higher recall rates and less time on the market before serious recalls…


VIDEO: Impact of coronavirus on a private practice in Ohio, part 5

March 30, 2020
Darrell E. White, MD, a private practice owner and anterior segment ophthalmologist in Westlake, Ohio, who also authors The Dry Eye column for…