Eye care delivery model offers tools to prosper in coming years

Lindstrom, Richard L.
September 2011
Ocular Surgery News;9/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p5
Academic Journal
The author reflects on prospects for the future of ophthalmologists' practice in the U.S. According to the author, the estimated spending in eye care is 60-70 billion U.S. dollars. He predicts a progressive shifting of increased health care cost to the patient. He points out a need for an ophthalmologist-led integrated eye care delivery model in the future. He also points out that efficiency will have a more important role in the future he envisions.


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