OfficeMate & ExamWRITER Documentation Wins Two Awards of Excellence

Rancho Cordova, Calif., March 16, 2010—Eyefinity®/OfficeMate®is pleased to announce that its "Setting Up Insurance Carriers & Plans" OfficeMate Enterprise document and its “Using the ExamWRITER ePrescribing Interface” document won prestigious Awards of Excellence in the 2009–2010 Society for Technical Communication (STC) Southern California Technical Communication Competition.

Carrie Damschroder, Director of Documentation, wrote and edited the instructional document about the new ExamWRITER ePrescribing Interface and Michael Opsteegh, Senior Technical Writer, wrote and edited the instructional document about OfficeMate Enterprise 2.0. They entered the documents into the Technical Publications/Reference Materials portion of the competition.
This regional competition included entries from eight Southern California STC chapters. Competition judges acknowledged that the “Setting Up Insurance Carriers & Plans" document is "presented logically with a general overview, and progresses to more detailed information, which is appropriate for the intended audience." The competition judges also stated that the “Using the ExamWRITER ePrescribing Interface” document is "clear and straightforward."
The Southern California STC chapters sponsored the technical publications competition to recognize and encourage excellence in communication through printed and online media. The competition honors technical writers and editors who set the standards for published technical communication.
Eyefinity/OfficeMate received its Awards of Excellence on March 6, 2010. Damschroder noted that she is “proud of the Eyefinity/OfficeMate documentation efforts and excited to have won the company’s fifth and sixth documentation awards. Eyefinity/OfficeMate is committed to helping clients understand their products through a comprehensive documentation library that meets the highest quality standards.”
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About Eyefinity®/OfficeMate®
As a VSP GlobalSM company, Eyefinity/OfficeMate is the premier solutions provider serving over 26,000 eyecare professionals with innovative business solutions. Eyefinity/OfficeMate provides Web-based solutions such as frame and lens ordering, claims processing, personalized Web sites with email communication tools, industry webinars and resource guides. Customers throughout the United States and Canada use software solutions including OfficeMate practice management, ReportWRITER patient communications, ExamWRITER electronic medical records and the OfficeMate Enterprise multilocation version.
Eyefinity/OfficeMate has an international presence with its recent acquisition of Monkey Software®, an optical practice management software company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. Monkey Software’s industry-leading solution Optomate® serves more than one-third of optometry offices in Australia and New Zealand.





Pat McNeil