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The M&S Technologies blog

Carolyn Crabb

Through a Child's Eyes

M&S Technologies has long been a supporter of Pediatric Ophthalmology. In honor of the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) in San Antonio, we're highlighting some basic info related to children's eye care. • Amblyopia ("lazy eye") is poor vision in an eye that may appear to be normal. Two common causes are crossed eyes and a difference in the refractive error between the two eyes. If untreated, amblyopia can cause irreversible visual loss in the affected eye. Amblyopia is best treated during the… Read more

Carolyn Crabb

The ABCs of EHR

An Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a system of keeping electronic record of health-related information on an individual that conforms to nationally recognized interoperability standards and that can be created, managed, and consulted by authorized clinicians and staff across more than one health care organization. Electronic health records are an essential part of health information infrastructure. Today, critical health related documents are mostly paper-based and they are practically impossible to share electronically. It wastes time and resources to capture this information over and over again when patients move, change insurance carriers,… Read more

Carolyn Crabb

Through a Child's Eyes, Part 2

Last week, I blogged about some common vision problems diagnosed in children and the importance of early detection through vision testing (click here for that post). Today's post gives more details of the vision screening process. ****** Impaired vision in children can seriously affect learning abilities and contribute to the development of behavior problems. Early discovery and treatment can prevent many of these problems. Children with vision problems are often not aware of their difficulty, nor do they complain or seek help. The purpose of a vision screening is to identify those children who should be further examined by… Read more

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