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Webcast: Trends Affecting Consumer Eye Health and Wellness

    
 

Presenters: Dr. Nikki Rai, Rosenberg School of Optometry; and Celina Burns, president, Davis Vision


Feb. 19, 2014, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT
(Note: This program has been rescheduled from an earlier date.)

Program length: 60 minutes

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    Health care reform and other trends are having a significant impact on employers' coverage of eye health and wellness. In this program, optometrist Dr. Nikki Rai and benefits thought leader Celina Burns show how integrating eye care with medical benefits can improve the management of many diseases, leading to better overall health care outcomes and lower costs. You'll see why eye exams and vision benefits are a minor investment in employee health with major payoffs for overall employee health and wellness.

      About the presenters: Dr. Nikki Rai is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry, University of the Incarnate Word. Her responsibilities at the school include pediatrics, Contact lens and public health. Prior to joining RSO, Dr. Rai served as adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Waterloo. In 2012 she was recognized for her contributions to Contact Lens Education at Waterloo and was awarded the Dr. George Mertz Travel Award by the Association of Contact Lens Educators (AOCLE). She also spearheaded & managed a Comprehensive Pediatric Eye Screening project for Sightsavers International in Bangalore, India for two years.

      Celina Burns is responsible for leading the overall development and implementation of Davis Visions strategic and operating plans; and execution of same ensuring the profitability of this managed vision care business. With extensive experience in health care and wellness background, Ms. Burns is directly responsible for cultivating developmental opportunities with strategic partners to ensure growth and sustainability while navigating through health care reform. Ms. Burns began her career in hospital contracting and medical economics, led the start-up of a leading Medicare managed care plan, held market leadership and general management roles for some of the largest national health plans, and prior to joining Davis Vision was a managing director lead for accountable care consulting for a leading benefits firm.

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      Recertification Credit

      Viewing this entire presentation, either as a live event or archived, counts for 1 credit hour toward PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the Human Resource Certification Institute. Note: You are responsible for tracking your participation in this event.

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      This webcast is sponsored by Davis Vision

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