Due to the Academy Store's annual inventory review, shipments of orders placed between Feb. 29 — Mar. 6 for physical items (like books and print brochures) will be delayed until March 7. Digital products (like exams, webinars, e-books, and Handout subscriptions) are not affected.

Access Academy Patient Education from Your Electronic Health Record (EHR) System

If your EHR vendor is a content licensing partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, you can access Academy patient education resources through your EHR system.

Patient Education Tools Available for Licensing by EHR Companies:

  • Patient Education Handouts
  • Cataract and Refractive Surgery Patient Education Video Collection
  • Glaucoma Patient Education Video Collection
  • Oculoplastics Patient Education Video Collection
  • Pediatrics Patient Education Video Collection
  • Retina Patient Education Video Collection
  • Ophthalmic Animations Collection

Contact your vendor directly to inquire about integrating the Academy's patient education content.

Top Reasons for Integrating the Academy's Patient Education Content into Your EHR System

  • Access credible, accurate and up-to-date patient information from a centralized system.
    The Academy’s patient education content is peer-reviewed, regularly updated, unbiased and highly respected among ophthalmologists.
  • Satisfy EHR Meaningful Use requirements.
    The Academy’s patient education content offered through your EHR allows practitioners to meet an important component of Meaningful Use.
  • Access the most comprehensive patient education content at your fingertips.
    The Academy provides nearly 200 printable handouts, more than 90 short animations and five video collections across all subspecialties and available in both English and Spanish.
  • Reduce malpractice risk.
    Practices can streamline and document their patient education and informed consent interactions in a centralized system.

Companies That Currently Have Licensing Agreements with the Academy

These EHR/patient portal companies can deliver some or all of our patient education content through their system:

  • Doctorsoft
  • EyeMD EMR Healthcare Systems
  • Eye Care Leaders
  • Modernizing Medicine (Officite)
  • Sophrona
  • CheckedUp Patient Education System
  • Innova Visual Acuity Systems

If your vendor is one of the companies listed above, contact your representative directly to ask about accessing Academy patient education tools through their system.

What to Do If Your Vendor Is Not a Licensing Partner of the Academy

Let them know that you want the Academy’s patient education content integrated in their system. The representative should contact Kierstan Boyd, the Academy’s director of patient education, at kboyd@aao.org


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