Ophthalmic Computer Systems

IT computer station

All rooms within the department are connected by a fiber optic network that permits readily accessible electronic communication. A wide variety of software programs have been developed within the department to enhance scheduling, billing, coding, and communication. Digital images are transferable throughout the department and medical center for research and education purposes.

The Department employees two full-time IT professionals to support computing in the Department.

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics use the Epic electronic medical record software which, among many other features, allows patients to access their own health records via MyChart.