Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness. Teleretinal screening is a proven and effective means to increase retinal exam compliance rates, lower healthcare costs and improve outcomes.
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A Comprehensive, Easy-to-Use Solution for Primary Care Providers
Teleretinal Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy is an approach that combines retinal imaging and teleophthalmology software technology with remote interpretation by a licensed eye care professional. Teleretinal screening offers a proven, reliable and cost-effective strategy to drive compliance rates, reduce wait times, lower long-term treatment costs, while improving access and convenience for patients with diabetes.
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How poor diabetic screening compliance is impacting your bottom line
How PCPs can improve HEDIS scores by integrating diabetic eye exams
How the Retina Labs DRE solution works
How PCPs can drive new reimbursement revenue and unlock lucrative payer-based financial incentives by offering this new service
Blindness Prevention in Action: The OTN’s Teleophthalmology Program
Ontario is Canada’s most populous province with a population of almost 15 million. In 2016, more than 1.6 million people in Ontario are living with diabetes. Data shows that approximately one-third of people with diabetes aged 20 or older have not had an eye exam for retinopathy within a two-year period. Compliance rates for retinal screening were below 60%. The Ontario Ministry if Health has adopted a provincial diabetes strategy that includes a goal to ensure that 80% of adults with diabetes have three key diabetes tests (A1C, LDL-cholesterol, and a retinal eye exam).
This case study illustrates how Retina Labs systematic, telemedicine-based approach to screening can improve compliance rates, patient outcomes while reducing long-terms costs associated with the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. We also take a close look how this teleophthalmology program has helped improve access to retinal screenings for the community of Manitoulin Island.
Integrating Teleretinal Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy Into Your Practice
This white paper outlines how teleretinal screening offers a proven, reliable and cost-effective model for improving compliance rates, mitigating long-term treatment costs while improving convenience and outcomes for patients.
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The barriers to screening and how to overcome them
Integrating teleretinal screening as part of routine primary care
Closing care gaps, improving HEDIS compliance and Star Ratings
Open Your Eyes to Diabetic Blindness: How Regular Screenings Can Prevent Unnecessary Vision Loss
Deidre Bannister suffered from diabetes for over 10 years. During that time, she never underwent a retinal exam. Sadly, Diedra suffered from life-altering vision loss as a result of diabetic retinopathy.