Testing for Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care

Strengths and Limitations of Telemedicine and AI solutions

infographic diabetic retinopathy

People with diabetes are recommended to have an annual eye exam, but many health systems report 50% compliance or less for this important quality metric.

We all know there is a significant problem with diabetic retinopathy exam compliance rates, but many health systems still struggle to implement solutions that can help address this care gap. The most promising way to do this? You can now test for diabetic retinopathy in primary care, which removes barriers to access that prevent many people from completing this exam.

Read this white paper on testing for diabetic retinopathy in primary care

This white paper will help you understand the strengths and limitations of currently available options so you can successfully begin testing patients for diabetic retinopathy in primary care.

IDx-DR exam with doctor and patient

Learn about the following:

  • Challenges to diabetic retinopathy exam compliance
  • Advantages/disadvantages of using telemedicine to assess for
    diabetic retinopathy
  • Questions to ask when assessing telemedicine options
  • Advantages/disadvantages of using an AI system to detect
    diabetic retinopathy
  • How to separate real AI solutions from the hype

Why we need to address the diabetic retinopathy epidemic

Shifting the setting of diabetic retinopathy exams to primary care could potentially prevent blindness.

  • Diabetic retinopathy is the #1 cause of preventable blindness in working-age adults
  • Up to 24,000 Americans go blind annually due to diabetic retinopathy
  • Over 85% of people with diabetes will develop diabetic retinopathy within 20 years
  • Early detection and treatment can prevent or delay blindness

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