Masoud Nafey, OD, FAAO.
has appointed Masoud Nafey, OD, FAAO as chief medical officer. Dr. Nafey will focus on business strategy and product development of VisionWeb’s practice management and EHR software, Uprise. Dr. Nafey has spent the last four years of his career with VSP Global, first as a consultant for what has now become the VSP Retail line of business and then as executive VP of professional relations for Eyefinity, VSP’s practice management software line of business. Dr. Nafey is an optometrist who had over a decade of small business experience before earning his doctorate of optometry and practicing in multiple platforms, from corporate optometry to private practice, and has worked alongside his peers as a business management consultant.
He earned his undergraduate degree at UC Davis, his Doctorate of Optometry from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, and is currently working on his MBA on Healthcare Administration at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
As chief medical officer at VisionWeb, Dr. Nafey will provide clinical and medical expertise and guidance, engaging with ODs, and educating clients, the company said. His focus is to help colleagues with their practices, business management, and patient workflow. In addition, his expertise will allow VisionWeb to better understand what doctors and their staff look for in practice management platforms. He has written numerous manuals and blogs regarding efficient patient care for optometrists and their office staff and provides CE lectures on MIPS and government regulations in optometry for the profession.
In his new role, Dr. Nafey said, “I am beyond excited to join a company that does so much for the profession of optometry. With over 20,000 ECPs using VisionWeb’s ordering platform today, a fast-growing revenue cycle management service, and Uprise, I am thrilled to be a part of a team that understands we serve a greater purpose in this industry and for all the eyecare professionals out there.”
Tom Loveless, VisionWeb president, added, “VisionWeb is an ECP-centric organization, so we rely on a team of brilliant optometry subject matter experts to ensure we’re making the best product decisions for our clients. We’re pleased to have Dr. Nafey join us to lead and expand this team, along with providing insight into what ECPs need and want today and in the future.”