The Big Picture: Trends and Takeaways From VM’s Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Monday, November 9, 2020 11:30 PM For the first time since its inception 14 years ago, Vision Monday held its Global Leadership Summit on a virtual platform due to the pandemic. So it was only fitting that the theme of the four-part, month-long Summit, titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," took “attendees” on a quest for answers to the many business challenges and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the virus. The sessions examined a variety of topics giving attendees an overview of the trends and business tools they will need to take their businesses through the pandemic and beyond. Here is a top-line look at some of the messages and themes that emerged from the virtual event through the words of the Summit speakers and presenters.

Elevating the Patient Experience Is the Focus of This Week's VM Summit Session

By Staff
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Today’s Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit virtual session, Stepping Up the Patient Experience, will examine how digital technologies are bringing doctors, patients and consumers into the healthcare process in exciting new ways. An eclectic mix of speakers drawn from the technology, retail and vision care fields will discuss how new tactics and technologies are transforming patient engagement by blending physical experiences with online, virtual ones. This last session of the four-part series of "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit's major theme will be broadcast today from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m EST.

What’s Next? Third Summit Session Features Pandemic Leadership Lessons from Healthcare’s Front Lines

By Staff
Monday, October 19, 2020 12:45 AM NEW YORK—Top executives from regional and national healthcare systems joined the third Virtual VM Summit broadcast on October 14 to share how administrators, clinicians and support staff have responded to the global coronavirus pandemic, which has stressed hospital and provider systems in unprecedented ways. Citing resilience, adaptation and teamwork as key ingredients to meet the challenge, these business leaders discussed how they see insurance coverage and patient access to care evolving with these shifts, and how systemic changes in healthcare will provide an opportunity for vision care providers to chart a new direction and play a wider role.

Today's VM Global Leadership Summit Session Illuminates 'Leadership Lessons from the Front Lines'

By Staff
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Today's session of Vision Monday's virtual Global Leadership Summit Series, which will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, is "Leadership Lessons From Healthcare's Front Lines: What's Next for Payors, Providers...and Vision Care?"

Healthcare's New ‘Gatekeepers’ Star in Second VM Summit Session

By Staff
Monday, October 12, 2020 12:45 AM NEW YORK—Leading experts from innovative medical, retail and eyecare companies described how new healthcare business models are delivering convenience, greater access and more affordable and personalized medicine during a wide-ranging program at the latest session of the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit. The speakers offered diverse points of view on the program’s theme, “Who Are the New Gatekeepers? What’s Vision’s Role?” Collectively, they exemplified a new approach to vision care that is wider in scope, more accessible and more fully integrated into the broader healthcare matrix.

VM Global Leadership Summit Session: 'Who Are The New Gatekeepers?'

By Staff
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:36 AM NEW YORK—New business models were just starting to emerge to challenge traditional healthcare delivery, even before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. But the pandemic has escalated trends such as concierge care, new primary care environments and the advent of retailers into the healthcare space. In today's Oct. 7 session of Vision Monday's virtual Global Leadership Summit Series, which will be held this afternoon from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. EST, a number of leading healthcare and vision care professionals will share their insights in this area.

VM’s Summit Examines Seismic Changes in Optical Landscape Due to Pandemic

By Mary Kane and Mark Tosh
Monday, October 5, 2020 12:45 AM For the first time since its inception 14 years ago, Vision Monday held the opening session of its Global Leadership Summit on a virtual platform due to the pandemic. So it was only fitting that the theme of the four-part, month-long Summit, titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," took “attendees” on a quest for answers to the many business challenges and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the virus. If the first session was any indication, Vision Monday more than delivered on its promise to serve up a thought-provoking program and bring together a wide range of noted experts to address big trends and practical tactics in the face of COVID-19. Here is a top-line look at some of the messages.

The Virtual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit Kicks Off Today

By Staff
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:33 AM NEW YORK—A unique new virtual platform will be the digital location of the first Virtual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit session, set to kick off today at 3:00 p.m. EST and run through 5:00 p.m. EST, part of a four-part exclusive series on consecutive Wednesdays, featuring noted healthcare professional and executive leaders along with accomplished vision care leaders and professionals. They'll be offering compelling insights, exclusive information and practical tactics to the registered VM Summit attendees from all sectors of the optical industry, who are grappling with the health, business, social and economic challenges of the current pandemic and the opportunities for vision care.

Learn More About VM's Summit: 'Aftershocks...Remaking Healthcare's Future' in a Special Video Message

By Staff
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic which has created new challenges on so many levels. Want to learn more about #VMSUMMIT, the most important thought leadership event for our industry in 2020? Learn how it will rethink healthcare and its relationship to the eye health and retail components of the vision care industry in this exclusive video message from Jobson’s CEO Marc Ferrara and find out why this year’s Summit is the can’t miss virtual event of 2020.

A Message from Marc Ferrara, CEO

By Staff
Friday, September 18, 2020 9:37 AM

'Leadership Lessons From Healthcare's Front Lines: What's Next for Payors, Providers...and Vision Care?' Learn More at the VM Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Monday, September 14, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic which has created new challenges on so many levels. Titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit will comprise four two-hour sessions to be held over four consecutive weeks, starting Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. This very special event will bring together a wide range of noted healthcare professional and executive leaders as well as accomplished vision care leaders and professionals to address big trends and practical tactics.

Stepping Up the Patient Experience: How Are New Technologies & Tactics Taking Hold? Learn More at VM's Virtual Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Friday, September 11, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—As the pandemic progressed this year, via shutdowns, quarantines and gradual reopenings, digital technology and the tactics for adapting them revved higher. A special session at the upcoming Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit Virtual Series will examine this with perspectives from leaders in healthcare, technology and vision care. "Stepping Up The Patient Experience—How New Technologies & Tactics Will Transform Engagement:" is part of the four-part series and will be held for registered attendees on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 3:00 p.m. ET to 5:00 p.m. ET.

What's Vision Care's Opportunity? Learn More at VM's Global Leadership Summit

By Staff
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Even before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived to disrupt and reshape impacting our culture, business, consumer attitudes and many aspects of healthcare this year, there were new business modes just starting to emerge to challenge traditional healthcare delivery in the U.S. Many involved major retail players, existing health systems and new concepts as well. At the Oct. 7th session of Vision Monday's four-part virtual Global Leadership Summit Series, a number of leading healthcare and vision care professionals will share their insights in this area. "Who Are the New Gatekeepers? What's Vision's Role," is the second session of "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit's major theme.

Vision Care and Healthcare Leaders Join Roster for AFTERSHOCKS, VM Global Leadership Summit Virtual Series

By Staff
Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Leaders from vision care companies and the healthcare field have joined the roster of those taking part in the the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, a virtual event series that will examine how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping business, culture, consumer attitudes and many aspects of the healthcare field, vision care included. Registration is open now for this very special event which will examine the big themes and urgent questions facing ECPs and vision care decision makers in light of the pandemic. 

Registration Opens for the Virtual Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit Series

By Staff
Monday, August 31, 2020 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Registration is now open for the Vision Monday Global Leadership Summit, a virtual event series that will examine how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping business, culture, consumer attitudes and many aspects of the healthcare field, vision care included. Titled "AFTERSHOCKS: Remaking Healthcare's Future, Vision Beyond 2020," the VM Global Leadership Summit will comprise four two-hour sessions to be held over four consecutive weeks, starting Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21.