April 2015: New Software - Computer Programs For Automatic Retinal Image Reading (Part 3)
This Learning Community is the last of a 3 part series on new technology and diabetic retinopathy screening. In Part 3, Dr. Jorge Cuadros discusses software that automatically reads retinal images.
March 2015: New Technology - Optical Coherence Tomography (Part 2)
This Learning Community is the second in a 3 part series on new technology and diabetic retinopathy screening. In Part 2, Dr. Jorge Cuadros discusses the benefits of optical coherence tomography (OCT) and how it can be used in primary care clinics.
February 2015: New Cameras - What They Can and Can't Do (Part 1)
Dr. Jorge Cuadros begins a 3 part series on new technology and diabetic retinopathy screening. In Part 1, Dr. Cuadros talks about different retinal cameras, including handheld cameras, automated cameras, and laser scanning devices.
Dr. Jorge Cuadros and the EyePACS Team introduce you to our newest feature, which automatically alerts users via email when a case is marked as urgent. We are also interested in hearing feedback on what notification features would be most helpful for you.
September 2014: EyePACS Confidential: Security Recommendations for EyePACS
In this month's Learning Community, Dr. Jorge Cuadros discusses HIPAA compliance in the context of EyePACS to ensure that users do not encounter issues with patient confidentiality while prioritizing patient care.
June 2014: How To Identify Diabetic Retinal Lesions With EyePACS: Grading Diabetic Macular Edema
Dr. Jorge Cuadros wraps up the four part series on diabetic retinal lesion detection and grading in this month's Learning Community. He discusses detection of diabetic macular edema and provides an overall grading summary.
March 2014: How To Identify Diabetic Retinal Lesions With EyePACS: Diabetic Retinal Lesion Grading For Primary Care Providers and Staff
This webinar is the first of a four part series on diabetic retinal lesion detection and grading for primary care providers and staff. This month, Dr. Jorge Cuadros discusses the rationale for opening certification up to the public.
February 2014: Red and Painful Eyes: What to do with patients who have red eyes and how EyePACS can help
In this month's Learning Community, Dr. Jorge Cuadros takes a look at patients with eye conditions that cause red and painful eyes, and how you can use the EyePACS system to help. For a list of tips and guidelines, please click here.
August 2013: The Other Referable Conditions - Glaucoma and Cataracts
Dr. Harry Green leads an interesting discussion on the effects, diagnosis, and treatment of glaucoma and cataracts, and how the information and retinal images you upload to EyePACS are relevant to these conditions.
July 2013: Managing Chronic Disease - Presentation by i2i Tracks
For this month's Learning Community, Mike Montgomery from i2i Systems presents a discussion on population healh management and the tools, features, and benefits of using i2i Tracks and i2i Systems.
June 2013: What Your Patient's Retinal Images Indicate About Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Jorge Cuadros and Dr. Harry Green lead a discussion on retinal imaging and what your patient's retinal images can tell you about conditions like hypertension, atherosclerosis, stroke, and kidney disease.
May 2013: The New Version of EyePACS, Part 3 (Progress Report: EyePACS Fixes, Feedback, and Noteworthy Details)
In this third and final installment of webinars focused on the new version of EyePACS, Dr. Harry Green and Dr. Jorge Cuadros address user feedback, fine-tuned fixes, and features such as the linking patient cases, adding a provider, and the messaging center.
April 2013: The New Version of EyePACS, Part 2 (Deployment: Issues, Fixes, and New Features)
Dr. Cuadros and EyePACS coordinators Katherine Hu and Sanary Lim address current issues and fixes since the release of EyePACS 4.0. Dr. Cuadros also introduces new features of the website such as the dashboard, treatment planning, and worklists.
March 2013: EyePACS is Changing - Learning How To Use The New Version of EyePACS, Part 1 (User Functions)
EyePACS Coordinators Katherine Hu and Sanary Lim introduce the new changes arriving with the release of EyePACS 4.0 and demonstrate how to enter information, upload cases, and manage users/sites with the new version of EyePACS.
January 2013: Grand Rounds - Exemplary, Interesting, and Remarkable Cases from the EyePACS Community
Dr. Jorge Cuadros, Dr. Eric Li, Dr. Harry Green, and Dr. Mark Sherstinsky take a look at some remarkable cases from the EyePACS community.
October 2012: Your Role in Blindness Prevention in the Local, National, and Global Community - A Public Health Perspective
Dr. Mark Sherstinsky, OD, MPH leads a discussion on your role in preventing blindness on different levels of the community and presents some public health aspects of what we are accomplishing with diabetic retinopathy screening.
Dr. Cuadros and the EyePACS community discuss new tools for setting goals and measuring how well clinics are reaching them. We also take a look at best practices that we've learned from clinics to get patients into the retinopathy detection program.
August 2012: Innovations For Expanding Access To Eye Care
Dr. Cuadros and the EyePACS community take a look at some exciting innovations coming to eye care, as well as some sample topics from UC Berkeley's upcoming Translational Research Conference.
July 2012: How Would You Like Your EyePACS Consultant Reports?
Dr. Cuadros and the EyePACS community address the many ways of delivering EyePACS findings and recommendations. The discussion covers how clinics use reports for treatment planning, patient recall, patient education, electronic interfacing, and informing providers about their patients.
June 2012: Photographers' Corner: Optimizing External and Internal Images
Dr. Nguyen, Dr. Green, and the EyePACS community address different approaches on setting up and capturing quality images using cameras such as the Canon DGi, CR1, CR2, and CenterVue DRS.
May 2012: Different Approaches to Integrating Retinal Imaging in Clinic Workflow
Dr. Green and the EyePACS community address different approaches to integrating retinal imaging into the clinic workflow.
In this presentation, Dr. Cuadros adresses the signifiance of broader blindness prevention and various sight-threatening conditions that have been detected and referred through EyePACS. The slides include a set of referral guidelines and a discussion on future efforts for preventing blindness
August 2011: Regulatory Requirements
Dr. Cuadros discusses the scope of service recommendations for retinopathy screening (DRS) in clinics. He goes over the telemedicine consent form and other regulatory issues.
An overview of reimbursement updates and billing codes for EyePACS and diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) in the community.