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    An easy way to detect pediatric vision problems early

    Being able to screen children who are not yet able to use an eye chart is crucial in identifying
    problems early and starting treatment that, if not initiated, could result in permanent vision loss.
    --Lisa M. Pepka, MD, pediatrician, Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics

    Dr. Pepka was inspired to go into medicine early. Her father was a pediatrician, and she helped
    care for her grandmother. An Arizona native, Dr. Pepka attended the University of Arizona
    College of Medicine and completed her residency at Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa
    Medical Center. She was drawn to Phoenix Children’s by its collaborative spirit.

    Phoenix Children's is one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems, providing inpatient,
    outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care. It includes Phoenix Children's Hospital, four
    pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient
    clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers, and seven outpatient clinics.
    Quick results with a simple yet innovative vision screening solution

    Alma Cruz worked with Dr. Pepka at Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics, and her three children love
    “Dr. Lisa.” During 18-month-old Alyssa’s well-child exam, Dr. Pepka used the GoCheck Kids
    photoscreener solution for a routine vision screening. The software immediately alerted Dr.
    Pepka to a potential issue. A referral to Phoenix Children’s ophthalmologist Dr. Elyssa
    Rosenthal confirmed astigmatism. Now wearing her first pair of glasses, Alyssa enjoys seeing
    her loved ones more clearly.

    Knowing that astigmatism can be heredity, Alma immediately scheduled a comprehensive eye
    exam for her seven-year-old daughter, Angelina. That exam discovered she, too, had
    astigmatism. Alma realizes that if Angelina had had a GoCheck Kids vision screening when she
    was Alyssa’s age, her astigmatism could have been addressed years earlier.
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    A children’s eye care solution before they’re ready for the wall chart

    The traditional eye chart is an effective tool. But, for very young children who can’t use one yet,
    a photoscreener is an ideal option. GoCheck Kids is the leading digital vision screening platform
    for children. The iPhone-based screener ensures the process is easy and unintimidating to use
    during a well-child visit, and the technology easily integrates with EHR software.
    The GoCheck Kids screener detects myopia, hyperopia, anisometropia, ocular misalignment
    (strabismus), and astigmatism. An ophthalmologist reviews the results if the device picks up an
    issue during an exam. If they agree with the findings, the patient is referred for additional testing
    and treatment when needed.

    As Dr. Pepka explains, “GoCheck Kids removes barriers and enables providers to conduct
    vision screenings on pediatric patients and immediately alert families to potential vision issues.”

    Learn more about Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics experience with GoCheck Kids.
    Improved outcomes, efficiency & revenue

    With GoCheck Kids, physicians can conduct vision screening tests for patients too young for a
    visual acuity test. This digital vision screener is used by over 6,500 pediatric teams across
    some of the most trusted children’s health systems.

    The lightweight, wireless smartphone design makes GoCheck Kids easy to use. And it saves
    time for clinical staff. One health system eliminated 1,310 hours of administrative time a year
    by integrating GoCheck Kids with Epic.

    GoCheck Kids is the only screener that qualifies for visual acuity and both photoscreening
    codes. It’s the most affordable screener, reducing the cost by over 50% by leveraging the
    iPhone’s advanced technologies. There are no upfront costs to pilot GoCheck Kids.

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