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Lyn Berry MD, Director of Primary Care 
Alameda County Medical Center

 
 

"...We have actually been able to prevent advanced eye disease blindness..."
 

"Our problem is as a very busy urban public hospital diabetes clinic, everyone needs to be screened, but we have limited access to eye services and we weren’t able to differentiate people who really needed services soon versus people who could wait until an appointment could actually be scheduled for them.
 
The ophthalmologists love the program because we are actually able to send them referrals that are very appropriate to the services they offer. Patients like EyePACS because the photos are used at the point of care to help educate them.
 

When any significant retinal disease is picked up through the EyePACS system, we are able then to target those referrals as urgent referals, give the patients an appointment, and we’ve found that our compliance with eye exams went from around 25% up to the high nineties.


We have actually been able to prevent advanced eye disease blindness, and it’s really been an enormous quality tool for our clinic."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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  "Diabetic Retinopathy is the 
   leading cause of blindness..." 

"...we have actually been able to prevent
advanced eye disease blindness..."
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                           Lyn Berry MD, Director of primary care
                           Alameda County Medical Center