Transitions Optical Hosts Roundtable on Fostering Collaborative Care in Canada

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, April 25, 2012 – Recognizing the benefits of collaborative care for both patients and professionals, Transitions Optical, Inc. hosted a roundtable event focused on this topic on April 24 in Toronto, Ontario. The event – Fostering Collaborative Vision Care in Canada – included a panel of eyecare and general health professionals who have experienced success in collaborative care, as well as representatives from the Opticians Association of Canada and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. During the roundtable, participants identified barriers to collaborative vision care and offered strategies for improving collaboration among different types of eyecare professionals and between eyecare and general health professionals. Discussions centered on tips for individual practitioners to pursue more collaborative care and ways industry associations and organizations could support them.

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