Entries by Tammy

Congratulations, Gail!

-by Tammy We at Pacific Retina Care SM are pleased and proud to announce that Gail is now a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA)!  Gail started her career almost 5 years ago with us.  She has come a long way from front desk to medical assistant to head assistant to COA.  She is able to perform […]

Chair Like New

-by Tammy It is funny how we get used to things and we struggle to replace them when they get old.  We have a chair that our assistants use when taking fundus photos.  It is of perfect size and height.  I have been looking for a replacement because it looks worn and ragged, unbecoming of […]

What a Coincidence!

-by Tammy You must know by know that I am pretty easily amused.  At Pacific Retina CareSM, we now have three color options for scrubs.  I allow everybody to wear any color or combination of their choosing as long as clean.  So what are the odds that everyone chooses the same color?  And on TWO […]

Family Promise of Hawaii

-by Tammy The Holidays are approaching!  Every year we try to show our referring doctors how grateful we are that they trust their patients to us.  We try to show a kind gesture by sending cookies or chocolates, but nothing too extravagant.   This year I decided to order custom Pacific Retina CareSM M&M’s.  In addition to […]

Pacific Retina Care Staffers Experience AAO in Las Vegas

This year the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting took place in Las Vegas. There were actually four meetings at once totaling about 40,000 eye people. Doctor attended AAO classes covering diabetes, macular degeneration, injectable medications, new technology, new treatment studies, coding and more.  I attended AAOExecutive classes on management, finance, HR, meaningful use, […]

What is New in Retina

I look forward to attending American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meetings because this is where new technologies premier. The exhibit halls are packed with cutting edge technologies. Each year we see newer and better diagnostic machines. I bought a replacement fundus camera which is faster and easier to use. Our patients’ experiences will be […]

It’s Starbucks Tuesday!

-by Tammy Occasionally we like to celebrate the practice with a treat from Starbucks.  Usually it happens on Fridays.  Our staff have really come together to prepare for the birth of Tes’ second.  Today we are missing two staff members and it is still relatively calm! I have been learning our new WordPress format and […]